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2015 VMAs Offer Unforgettable Moments

2015 VMAs Offer Unforgettable Moments

Jessica Diana, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Upon hearing that Miley Cyrus would be returning to the stage as the host for this year’s Video Music Awards, speculation quickly predicted that these VMAs would be as wild as Miley’s unforgettable performance with Robin Thicke in 2013. They definitely were not wrong. The award show kicked off...

Straight Outta Compton a Must-See for Rap Music Aficionados

Straight Outta Compton a Must-See for Rap Music Aficionados

Jessica Coyne, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Straight Outta Compton came out strong with $24.2 million opening day, and that’s no surprise. Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of rags to riches from the perspective of six men looking to make a name for themselves in Compton, California. Right out of the gate, the familiar Universa...

Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Carly Poloskey, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

This summer, Shadowood Square on the northeast corner of Glades and State Road 7 welcomed its own quick service Mexican chain: Lime Fresh Mexican Grill. Lime will likely compete with the Tijuana Flats in the Misson Bay Plaza across the street and the Chipotle in the adjacent Westwinds of Boca....

Let’s Face It: 2015 Summer Blockbuster Movies Were Awful

Let’s Face It: 2015 Summer Blockbuster Movies Were Awful

Guerline Camille, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

It seems as though every time a movie is released it is deemed as “the movie of the year.” Though this may be true for some blockbuster hits, this past summer was notable for its forgettable, disappointing films. Unlike Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Fantastic Four proved to be a complete ...

Kevin Hart on his way to becoming a premier comedic actor

Guerline Camille, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Boisterous and comical, Kevin Hart has slammed his way to being one of the most well-known comedians of the young 21st century. With his stand-up comedy and smash hit movies, Hart has managed to appeal to wide audiences of all types. Making his start in lowly night clubs in Philadelphia, Hart had a...

Media hype over The Interview unwarranted

Jordan Rudnick, Sport's Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

 Even before its theatrical release, The Interview was the topic of many real life interviews and debates regarding the propriety of the film and whether it should have been released or whether it was simply too insensitive and offensive to the North Korean government specifically Kim Jung Un. The ...

Few of today’s celebrities have earned their fame the old-fashioned way

Stephanie Judd, Editor-In-Chief

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

These days, it seems as if people can achieve celebrity without even getting off the couch. From the obsession of reality television to the world-wide connection of the internet, it is far simpler to for a fame seeker to get name recognition with minimal effort.    It wasn’t too many years ago t...

Restaurant Review: new Casa Tequila offers a refreshing Mexican alternative

Devin Fuller, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

   Boca Raton is experiencing a chain restaurant take over, with more and more chain franchises popping up casting giant shadows over the numerous independent eateries around town. Casa Tequila is a hidden gem that can overthrow the Chipotle monarchy with its excellent atmosphere, service and food...

Meghan Trainor Makes Waves in the Entertainment Industry

Meghan Trainor Makes Waves in the Entertainment Industry

Sarah Nuzzi, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

On the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, an eleven year old girl scribbles songs onto sheets of paper. Although many know her from her hit single “All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor has been writing and producing songs long before she stepped into a worldwide spotlight. Now, the twenty year old...

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