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Fashion Forward: Revive your dull wardrobe with five simple steps

Looking for something new in your wardrobe this spring? Follow these five style lessons, and you’ll get it right every time.  Everyone knows what it’s like to look in your closet and find nothing to wear. The same pullover sweater, paired with bright colored skinnies, just doesn’t do it for […]

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Album review: Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s ‘Rot Gut, Domestic’

“Rot Gut, Domestic,” released March 20, is the latest and most disappointing effort by indie band Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s. While not completely terrible, the new album pales in comparison to former releases like “Animal!” and “Not Animal” in 2008. With the release of “Buzzard” in 2010, […]

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Restaurant review: Grandma’s Pancake House

Grandma’s Pancake House not only has great pancakes, but specializes in many more breakfast delicacies that are sure to satisfy. Located on Willow Avenue, near Jackson Plaza, you’ll find this local eatery open 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day of the week. The service is always friendly, and the […]

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‘The Hunger Games’: a brutally delicious, theatrical feast

“The Hunger Games” is the perfect combination of action and emotion, with a tasteful amount of brutality. Panem, the ruins of North America, is divided into 12 districts. A boy and girl between the ages of 12 and 18, called tributes, are picked from each of the districts, in a […]

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Spring fever: dresses for your body type

With temperatures soaring to seasonably record heights, knowing how to wear spring clothes during this summer weather is important. Spring has officially sprung and so have the lovely dresses of the season. Knowing which patterns, sleeve lengths and necklines accentuate your personal body shape can make shopping for dresses easy […]

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Movie Review: ’21 Jump Street’

“21 Jump Street” is a poor attempt at remaking the popular ’80s TV series into a humorous, modern action comedy. Former high school loner Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and once popular athlete Jenko (Channing Tatum) decide to leave their high school lives behind and join the police force. After helping one […]

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Olsen’s performance makes ‘Silent House’ thrilling and impressive

“Silent House” is an edgy, no-holds-barred thriller loaded with intense scares and plenty of suspense. Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) returns with her father, John (Adam Trese), and uncle, Peter (Eric Sheffer Stevens), to the home she grew up in. The family members are working to refurbish her childhood home in hopes […]

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“This Means War”: Just a corny catastrophe

“This Means War” puts a tacky, macho CIA man spin on a story that has been told countless times before. Lauren, played by Reese Witherspoon, is a single woman whose best friend Trish, played by Chelsea Handler, takes Lauren’s love life into her own hands and makes Lauren a profile […]

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Album Review: fun., “Some Nights”

“Some Nights,” the second album from indie pop trio fun., was released Feb. 21 and holds its own against its hard-to-follow 2009 counterpart, “Aim and Ignite.” Avoiding stagnancy through a tasteful experimentation with new sounds, the slower-paced release does not radically depart from what listeners adore and expect from fun. […]