Entertainment

Purple Rain: The film that (somehow) won an Oscar

Purple Rain: The film that (somehow) won an Oscar

October 7, 2015 at 11:02 am 0 comments

        This past month, the music industry had something happen that hasn’t happened before. The event was that 80s legend Prince decided to pull all his music off all music streaming services and make it solely available on Jay-Z’s new streaming service TIDAL. Along with this announcement,Read More

Book Review: The Martian

Book Review: The Martian

September 30, 2015 at 11:25 am 1 comment

Imagine you’ve found yourself injured and stranded, left behind in a chaotic sequence of unfortunate events, on Mars. You’re trained in botany and mechanical engineering but there’s no way to communicate with earth and no way to survive long term on this new planet. What do you do? Do youRead More

“Furious 7” leaves not a dry eye in the house

April 17, 2015 at 10:06 am 0 comments

“Fast and Furious 7” is one of the highest grossing films of the year so far, and for good reason. “Fast and Furious 7” had an intense amount of action and a touching tribute to the star of the series, Paul Walker, at the end of the film. The filmRead More

Review: Walking Dead season 5 finale

April 3, 2015 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Sunday, March 29 at 8p.m., the season finale of “The Walking Dead” season 5, “Conquer” aired at last. It was a special 90- minute episode, followed by an airing of “The Talking Dead”, which featured actress Melissa McBride (Carol Peletier), actor Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon), and actor Lennie James (MorganRead More

Eric Schwartz brings the funny

Eric Schwartz brings the funny

February 27, 2015 at 10:54 am 0 comments

There was a small crowd on the bitter cold night of Feb. 18, but if there was anybody who warmed up the night in the Building 6 auditorium on the DMACC Ankeny campus, it was comedian Eric Schwartz, aka Smooth-E. Schwartz started off by making a few funny comments aboutRead More

Review: Maze Runner

October 24, 2014 at 9:38 am 0 comments

The American science fiction action thriller film “The Maze Runner” was released September 19 by 20th Century Fox. The film’s reviews have been mostly positive. Its praise is due to its actors and its ability to closely follow the novel it was based upon, by James Dashner. To those whoRead More

Video game review: “ArcheAge”

Video game review: “ArcheAge”

October 10, 2014 at 8:50 am 0 comments

“World of Warcraft,” “Guild Wars,” and “EVE” are popular Massive Multiplayer Online communities that are played by millions of online players everyday, but a new MMO has taken the stage by storm. “ArcheAge” was released Sept. 16 in the U.S., after its first release in Korea in 2013. Due toRead More

Something for everyone on “Lazaretto”

Something for everyone on “Lazaretto”

September 26, 2014 at 9:42 am 0 comments

The first thing I thought about Jack White’s album when picking it up off the shelf to purchase was, “I wonder why he always looks so pale in his pictures?” Does it have something to do with his name being White? Is it makeup? Perhaps a marketing ploy? There’s noRead More