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[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Michelle Obama shares her hardships and love to her husband, Barack Obama, in her biography "Becoming."

[MOVIE REVIEW] What would spring be without Peter Rabbit?

[MOVIE REVIEW] What would spring be without Peter Rabbit?

Izzy Brooks, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The film is based off a children's book and involves a lot of childish and playful elements, but by incorporating well known actors and having the movie not fully animated, the film successfully can entertain audiences of all ages.

[REVIEW] Diet Coke’s redesign offers purely esthetic taste

[REVIEW] Diet Coke’s redesign offers purely esthetic taste

Maren Ostrem, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The tiny, multicolored bottles may be Instagrammable, but the flavors have very little to offer Diet Coke drinkers.

[TV REVIEW] Black Mirror season four lives up to expectations

[TV REVIEW] Black Mirror season four lives up to expectations

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

January 19, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The fourth season of Netflix's Black Mirror lives up to expectations despite some missteps.

Race movie falls short after avoiding topic of race

Race movie falls short after avoiding topic of race

Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, RECENT STORIES, REVIEWS

Race movie earns its R rating without addressing the complexity of racism.

Black: Coffee and Waffle Bar sells experience instead of flavor

Black: Coffee and Waffle Bar sells experience instead of flavor

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Black: Coffee and Waffle Bar has a unique and cozy atmosphere but the menu isn't as appealing.

Finding the best fast food restaurant

Finding the best fast food restaurant

Marlee Baron, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS, TOP STORIES

Finding something cheap to eat on the way home is easy, with a fast food chain every mile, but which one has the best food?

Deciding between Punch and Pieology pizzas

Deciding between Punch and Pieology pizzas

Dianne Caravela, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS, TOP STORIES

When it comes to pizza, the Twin Cities are full of options. For years, the classic Neapolitan, oven fired pizza Punch Pizza in Highland Park offers has been the go-to restaurant for many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students. But with the opening of the new Pieology Pizzeria in Highland, has Punch met its match?

Oscars Countdown: Whiplash

Oscars Countdown: Whiplash

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic

February 15, 2015


Filed under REVIEWS, TOP STORIES

Arts Critic Patrick Commers reviews Whiplash and its assesses its performance in the upcoming Oscars.

Tune in to new fall television: Red Band Society, Gotham, How to Get Away With Murder

Tune in to new fall television: Red Band Society, Gotham, How to Get Away With Murder

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic

October 2, 2014


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

With the start of the school year comes the start of new television shows. Obviously many shows that people watch are starting again, but now comes the judging of the newbies. With major networks pitching numerous new shows to their audiences, it can become hectic to keep track of them all. A hospital...