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Movie review: “Get On Up”

Movie review: “Get On Up”

Sireta Diaz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

  On August 1, 2014, movie audiences were presented with the James Brown’s story. In this biopic, the audience has a first look into James’s life, from an impoverish boy from Georgia, to becoming one of the most influential performers of all time. The movie also reveals the darker moments in...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Davidson Toussaint, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

  According to Forbes, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised $100 million in only one month. This made it one of the most successful fundraising campaign of 2014. Some credit the start to Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player. After being diagnosed with ALS in 2011, Frates wanted...

Tampa’s fading river front

Tampa’s fading river front

Alexandra Posada, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

  The Hillsborough River is undoubtedly an essential part of Tampa’s history, so is the iconic riverfront and its authentic art. For years, various rowing teams from around the country have chosen to come to Tampa to hold their spring training while their home waters are frozen over. This honor,...

Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship opportunities

Alexander Rose, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

  If you’ve been putting off scholarships, now is the time to get busy. Most scholarships for this semester are due in early October. I know you probably don’t like sitting down and filling out 10 almost identical applications and mailing them out. Or maybe you don’t know where to look. But...

Movie review: Copenhagen

Movie review: Copenhagen

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2014

  On March 27, the feature film titled “Copenhagen” came to the Gasparilla International Film Festival. The film won the award for best feature film of the festival. Written and directed by Mark Raso, this film follows William, played by Gethin Anthony, a man who is on the search for the few...

Are gas prices too much?

Are gas prices too much?

Sean Waldron, Contributor

April 1, 2014

  If there’s one thing that will always be certain about life, it is taxes, death and the stress of ever changing gas prices. The latter of which is a constant issue, being hotly debated by politicians and the general public on a constant basis.   The common perception is that prices are...

Movie review: The sleepwalker

Movie review: The sleepwalker

March 28, 2014

  The feature film, “The Sleepwalker”, directed by Mona Fastvold, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 20, 2014.   The movie is about two sisters with a mysterious past connecting each other. One of the sisters named Christine, played by Stephanie Ellis, sleep walks in the...

Movie review: Lambert and Stamp

Movie review: Lambert and Stamp

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

March 4, 2014

  Going in to see “Lambert and Stamp”, viewers may expect a movie strictly about the band The Who, or they might expect a movie about a couple of suits named Chris Lambert and Kit Stamp, a duo that helped the group that influenced a generation. The film is about a fusing of the two: the lifestyle,...

Movie review: Jamie Marks is dead

Movie review: Jamie Marks is dead

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2014

  “Jamie Marks is Dead” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, January 24, 2014. The film was directed by Carter Smith, and starred Cameron Monaghan, Noah Silver, Morgan Saylor, Judy Greer, Madisen Beaty, and Liv Tyler.   The film, while a well thought out concept in light...

Movie review: American Hustle

Movie review: American Hustle

Shelby Cline, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

  “American Hustle” is a new film by director David O. Russell. Russell is best known the Academy Award winning film “Silver Linings Playbook.”   “American Hustle” is set in the groovy 1970s, and follows two con artists, Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) and Irving Rosenfeld (Christian...

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