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Kids, let me tell you what I learned from watching “How I Met Your Mother”

Kids, let me tell you what I learned from watching “How I Met Your Mother”

Nathalie Sczublewski, Writer
April 14
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"If the signs are all there pointing you in the right direction, follow them. Some of life’s greatest moments are the things that happen to you."

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10 Shows you should be watching on Netflix

10 Shows you should be watching on Netflix

Ally Michitson, Writer
April 14
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"With summer rapidly approaching, those stressful days of worrying about homework and tests will soon be replaced by long, lazy days with nothing to do but soak up some rays."

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Experience the magic of a Wes Anderson film

Experience the magic of a Wes Anderson film

James Davis, Contributor
March 31
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"Anderson is able to completely uproot the standard story arc that he favored and allow his other ideas to flow through."

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From page to screen: 6 books to look for in the movies

From page to screen: 6 books to look for in the movies

Ally Michitson, Writer
March 3
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"Most movies are books, and most of those books are best-selling novels. This year, a new wave of Young Adult books and novels are coming to the silver screen."

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Holiday episodes of seasons past

Holiday episodes of seasons past

Samantha Gillis, Writer
December 15
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"This year, take a walk down memory lane and gather everyone round the TV for these top holiday episodes of seasons past."

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Claymation films mold Christmas classics

Claymation films mold Christmas classics

Stephen E. Fancy, Contributor
December 15
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"It's the heart warming effect. Seeing a clay Santa run around on screen laughing, “Ho Ho Ho,” can bring a smile to almost any face."

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Ender’s Game: Press play or game over?

Ender’s Game:  Press play or game over?

Stephen E. Fancy, Contributor
November 18
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"These alterations were obviously made to fit the entire story within 114 minutes. One difference is that events are often rushed through or left out."

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Top 10 must see sports movies

Top 10 must see sports movies

Joe Callagy, Writer
November 4
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"If you haven’t seen it yet and call yourself a basketball fan, get out from under that rock and watch it."

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Lessons to be learned from Pretty Little Liars

Lessons to be learned from Pretty Little Liars

Tess McGeer, Contributor
October 24
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"Murder, ominous text messages and four teenage girls with great hair and terrible luck. Welcome to the world of Pretty Little Liars."

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All new TV seasons to fall into

All new TV seasons to fall into

Samantha Gillis, Writer
October 23
Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"There is always a lot of hype around big Hollywood names coming to, returning to, or slumping to TV, depending on how you look at it."

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