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New del Toro film is visually stunning

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October 22, 2015

In Guillermo del Toro’s much-anticipated new horror flick,Crimson Peak, what you see is what you get — but what you see is pretty amazing. Del Toro brings his unique vision and eye for beauty and creates...

Beards are more than a fashion statement

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October 22, 2015

I would like to speak on behalf of the guys with ugly facial hair. To those of you with moustaches that are too thin or don’t connect with the hair on your chin to make a goatee, I understand your struggle....

Wake up and smell the coffee

Wake up and smell the coffee
October 22, 2015

Most of us struggle to make it out of bed in the morning without the promise of freshly brewed coffee. While you could opt for a skinny vanilla latte from Starbucks, why would you when you have so many...

Everest beautifully depicts tragic event

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October 15, 2015

I knew what I was getting myself into. I knew which characters were going to die before they even appeared on the screen. I knew I was going to be disturbed, but I had no idea the sucker punch to the gut...

Concert features selfies, Face Time and fun

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October 15, 2015

This past Saturday, country musician Brad Paisley and opening act Eric Paslay performed to a packed Manchester Plaza. The concert was a part of the Country Nation College Tour, a series of concerts that...

Dixie Classic Fair connects students to the local community with animals and fried Oreos

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October 15, 2015

What do you get at the intersection of autumn, fried food and farm animals? The Dixie Classic Fair. To some, the immense scale of the fair would be unimaginable in their hometowns. A school parking lot...

Find the perfect costume this year

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October 14, 2015

Let me tell you, Halloween is a big deal. Speaking as a teenage girl, the stress, drama and anticipation leading up to Halloween can be insane. Planning, deciding who you’re going to dress up with,...

Florida musicians play at Shorty’s

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October 14, 2015

Local Florida musicians, Kid Eternity (Dylan Carroll) and Kevin Lawson recently stopped into Shorty’s as part of their tour. After the stellar show, they were interviewed by Wake Radio and they shared...

Spend quality time with your sister

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October 14, 2015

To all the sisters out there: Make the most of your relationship because you will have each other for the rest of your lives. Whether or not you consider her your best friend is up to you, but it will...

Best music of the summer

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August 27, 2015

The summer was filled with new releases from artists that span the genre spectrum. From alternative to electronic and indie rock to hip-hop, this summer offered a wide variety for the eager listener. Vampire...

Stay healthy this semester

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August 27, 2015

Figuring out a healthy lifestyle and implementing it into your college routine is difficult for any student. Your fourth semester at school can be just as challenging as the first, depending on your schedule....

Swipe right to find your soulmate

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August 27, 2015

The days of meeting a handsome stranger in the grocery store ebb away each second single men and women swipe right in hopes of finding true love. Smartphones are playing Cupid in today’s society of love...

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