The breakdown: summer festivals

Looking for the best of this summer’s upcoming music events? Look no further You’ve been in a sweaty crowd for upwards of six hours. Your legs are tired and you’ve never chugged water faster in your life. But you’ve enjoyed every second of it, and you’re hungry for more. The …

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Movie review: Escape from Tomorrow

Drama secretly filmed at Disney proves to be disturbing, divisive, unique “People just come here because they wanna feel safe. They’re afraid. But you can’t escape it you know. Bad things happen everywhere.” Escape from Tomorrow never should have happened. I don’t mean that as an insult. If anything, I …

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Entertainment under the sun

Summer 2013 didn’t quite have the blockbusters of recent years, but that’s not to discount it. There were some truly excellent films this summer from each genre along with ghastly ones. Apocalypse time, get crude Rude, crude, and totally meta, This is The End nabs my pick for best summer …

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‘House’ music dubsteps aside for ‘trap’

Electronic Dance Music sub-genre ‘Harlem Shakes’ into the mainstream Skrillex. Avicii. Swedish House Mafia. These are some of the biggest names in Electronic Dance Music (EDM). They are also artists touring worldwide. Mafia even managed to sell out Madison Square Garden, which can hold over 15,000 people for their concert, in …

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Movie review: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines  crosses lines successfully Walking out of The Place Beyond the Pines, you’ll feel like you’ve just watched three movies back to back. And in essence, you have. You’ve just seen a seedy crime thriller, an equally seedy look at police corruption and an examination of …

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Movie review: Evil Dead

Squeamish need not apply First time director reimagines cult classic with copious gore Do blood and gore make you squeamish? Do you like your movies to have some semblance of “good taste”? Stop reading this review. You don’t want to see this movie. Evil Dead is the goriest, dismember-iest,eye stab-iest, …

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Taking Sides on Marriage

  Minnesota’s proposed marriage amendment sparks heated debates; analysis of votes shows demographic splits There it was on your ballot. Minnesota Amendment number one: “Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in …

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New season, new coach

Out of 48, Quinn is top pick for MA football This year Minnehaha welcomes Collin Quinn to its family as head football coach of the varsity team.  “Coach Quinn’s resume stood out,” Athletic Director Homar Ramirez said. “In the interview process he was able to articulate both the failures and …

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