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When We Rise

When We Rise

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017


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Last Monday, a premiere of a historic miniseries took place on ABC. At 9 p.m. “When We Rise,” an epic eight hour-long mini series following the gay liberation movement from the era of Stonewall riots to now, debuted. This series follows three real life leaders who were heavily involved in both t...

Horsemen Fail to Hocus Pocus

Horsemen Fail to Hocus Pocus

Mara Xiong, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


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Now You See Me 2 fails to live up to its predecessor.

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Suicide Squad Faces Its Own Death

Suicide Squad Faces Its Own Death

Richard Shao, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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Suicide Squad, one of the most hyped movies of the year, fails to meet high expectations.

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A Journey Upside Down Into Stranger Things

A Journey Upside Down Into Stranger Things

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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Take a glimpse into Netflix’s latest sci-fi thriller.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Magical Take on Father-Son Relationships

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Magical Take on Father-Son Relationships

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

September 5, 2016


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This new Harry Potter tale dazzles readers.

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13 Years After Finding Nemo, the Search for Dory Begins

13 Years After Finding Nemo, the Search for Dory Begins

Jennifer Luo, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


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The sequel to the critically-acclaimed Pixar animation Finding Nemo lives up to the hype.

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Cobra’s Curse: A Disappointing Coaster with Little Originality

Cobra’s Curse:  A Disappointing Coaster with Little Originality

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

August 29, 2016


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Why the new Busch Gardens ride is not worth the wait.

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An Outsider’s Thoughts of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

An Outsider’s Thoughts of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Samantha Tun, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


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It is hard to believe that some people have never seen the “Star Wars” movies despite their influence on popular culture. I happen to be one of those people. My parents were never fans, so I didn’t really find it incredibly important to watch the movies either. Because of the internet, however, I hav...

Fanfare Book Pick: The Fault in Our Stars

Regan Dabbs, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013


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“Don’t forget to be awesome.” This phrase, coined by John Green, undoubtedly rings true for his fourth novel, “The Fault in Our Stars.” As a 16-year old girl with terminal cancer, Hazel Grace Lancaster is somewhat pessimistic about her future. But as fate may have it she meets fellow “cancer...

Fanfare Book Pick: “The Cleaner”

Alan Armero, Opinion Editor

September 3, 2013


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A satirical take on the traditional murder mystery novel, The Cleaner puts the reader in the mind of Joe, a closet serial killer who poses by day as a janitor with special needs.  You can’t help but laugh at Joe’s dry, candid commentary as he plays detective in order to defend his serial killer...

Fanfare Book Pick: “A Game of Thrones”

Alan Armero, Opinion Editor

September 3, 2013


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A Game of Thrones is a book that deals in fantasy, political intrigue, action, and even a little romance. At first, it showed very little promise, due to a large, confusing cast of characters coupled with an almost plot. Until I was almost a quarter of the way into the book, I seriously doubted my abi...