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A music, movie movement A recent run of strong movie soundtracks signals a changing trend in how we consume film
02.16.2018

  Movie soundtracks are an interesting subset of today’s music. With the slow death of CDs and physical records, there will probably never be another soundtrack that sells 17 million copies like Whitney Houston’s production for “The Bodyguard”. However, the cultural and commercial impacts of soundtracks in today’s world cannot be denied. In fact, we……

Horoscopes: May 24, 2017
05.24.2017

Gemini 5/21-6/21 Given the nice weather, you might be tempted to go play in the sun, but make sure to save some time for your bed and your Netflix account — they miss you.

Mix Tape: In the name of fathers
07.13.2016

Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013) In 1997, a mentally disabled father Jiulong Lee insists on buying a backpack of Sailor Moon for his young daughter, Yisheng. However, Jiulong is framed for a rape and murder case at the store. He cannot argue for himself and the policeman sends him to jail, cell No. 7.……

Mix Tape: LGBT pride
06.23.2016

“New Americana” by Halsey Halsey’s 2015 “New Americana” is the anthem to our generation. The song declares the rise of a new type of U.S. citizen. In her song, Halsey pays tribute to famous actor, James Dean, who lived from 1931 to 1955. Dean was forced to live his life as a closeted gay man. Halsey then……

Horoscopes: June 22, 2016
06.23.2016

Leo 7/23-8/22 Summer vacation is a good time for building up your relationship with your new boyfriend/girlfriend. Why not try to write a love letter to him/her? Sometimes the written words can play a better role than many expensive gifts. Virgo 8/23-9/22 This week, dress in a blue T-shirt with a “6” that can help……

Mix Tape: Make ’em all jealous
06.09.2016

Summer can be a season where many   young men and women have doubts about themselves. They either didn”t reach their swimsuit weight or have yet to acquire the pecs of Chris Evans. However, what is important is that people everywhere love the skin they are in. These songs are all about being comfortable and……

Horoscopes: June 8, 2016
06.09.2016

Gemini 5/21-6/20 Do you like tea? If the answer is no, try some different options from fruit to herbal to chocolate mint. Take the teabags, take advantage of the summer sun and make sun tea. Cancer 6/21-7/22 Take this summer to catch up on your reading list. Go to the library or hit up Amazon/Kindle……

Horoscopes: May 24, 2016
05.24.2016

Gemini 5/21-6/20 It is OK to miss your roommate during the summer, everyone does. However, installing a tracking device in their phone before they left may not have been the best idea. Cancer 6/21-7/22 Finding a summer job isn”t all that easy. You have to factor in breaks for eating snow cones, going swimming and……

Movie reel: The Best of the 80’s
05.24.2016

There is no better decade for cheesy teen-related films than the 1980s. Whether you have seen these films 100 times or not even once, this list will not disappoint. “Ferris Bueller”s Day Off” In this film, Ferris Bueller, a skilled truant and prankster, makes one last-ditch-effort at skipping school before his high school graduation. With……

The trouble with dyslexia: it is more common than most people think
05.05.2016

Dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyspraxia, dyscalculia. These are examples of learning difficulties. Some are seen often, while others are more obscure. However, all fall under a spectrum of impairments that people all over the world live with. According to the Dyslexia Center of Utah, one in five students suffer from a language based debility.……

A man with purpose
05.05.2016

People can go through a lot of changes in their lives. Some have a certain mystique about them that others just don”t understand. This individual is a man of a thousand stories. He is a man with a purpose. A man on a mission to conquer his personal demons. His name is Stefan Montana. Stefan……

Mix tape: Rethinking musicals
05.05.2016

“High School Musical” is among the reasons why musicals have been ruined for most of our generation. But remember, “High School Musical” is not representative of the musical theater genre. Here are five musical theater songs that don”t suck. “I”m Not That Guy” – “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” On the onset this song is reminiscent……

Horoscopes: May 6, 2016
05.05.2016

Taurus 4/20-5/20 It”s easy to lose your temper this week. Such irrational and childish behaviors will ruin your impressions with others. Try avoiding them in order not to break down the relationships with friends and small animals. Gemini 5/21-6/21 You have been faced with many decisions lately. Playing dumb can be a good solution when……

The most anticipated video games of 2016
04.28.2016

A new year means a number of new game releases. Summer is right around the corner and it also happens to be the perfect time to try out this year”s best releases. “Overwatch” Developer Blizzard Entertainment also gave us “World of Warcraft”– and that”s all the reason you need to check out their new shooter……

Students participate in capstone courses that give back to the community
04.28.2016

Individuals who find themselves in a disadvantaged position in society are not often spoken about, but thanks to University of Idaho graduating seniors Eve Weston and Lauren “Lolo” Ramos, that”s beginning to change. “I think we stereotype all people, especially people we don”t have a lot of contact with, such as people with disabilities,” Weston……

White crystal cake
04.28.2016

Wu Qian does not get up until noon. She lies on a golden metal Bernhardt Gilded Pressley king bed and feels her slightly swollen pre-period breasts for a while before she gets out of a light purple Fino Lino Linen & Lace King Marilyn silk quilt. She steps on the soft creamy-white carpet and awakes……

Before they were famous
04.28.2016

Every famous actor had to start somewhere. No one becomes a megastar overnight. Sometimes, major Hollywood stars have very humble beginnings. Here”s a few. “Hard Candy” Future “Juno” Ellen Page broke out in this controversial thriller about a teenager who tries to expose a man as a pedophile. Taut, nail biting and featuring a killer……

Horoscopes: April 29, 2016
04.28.2016

Taurus 4/20-5/20 It”s that time of the semester where book reports are due in almost every class. Remember, an entire history essay built around the theme of the “Harry Potter” series probably won”t fly, but it never hurts to try. Gemini 5/21-6/21 Summer is inching closer and closer. It might be time to look under……

Warm weather means it”s time to change up the wardrobe
04.21.2016

Spring weather has officially hit the Pacific Northwest, and that means it is finally time to bring out brighter colors and lighter clothing. Unlike other seasons, spring is the best time of the year to mix and match clothes for all seasons. With a few key pieces and some innovation, creating a spring weather wardrobe……