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Movie Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Gary Casey, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Movies & TV

“War is Hell” – William T. Sherman, 1933 Mel Gibson held nothing back when he set out to depict the gruesomeness of war. Swords, knives, flamethrowers, and, of course, lots and lots of guns, made it easy to litter the...

Gold and God: German Treasures in Texas

Nikhil Jaisinghani, Feature Editor

November 14, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Movies & TV

IDEA CENTER 127- How did an imperial treasure from the early Middle Ages find its way to an obscure, rural town in North Texas? It was precisely this that filmmaker Cassie Hay set out to discover, when she made “The Liberator...

Review of Ouija: Origin of Evil

Selena Rodriguez

November 14, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV

Ouija: Origin of Evil written and directed by Mark Flanagan is a paranormal film that explores the dangers of Ouija boards and vengeful spirits. The movie is set in Los Angeles in 1967. Alice, mother of two, decides to use a Ou...

Blink Twice and You’ll Miss

October 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Featured A&E

The phrase “Better late than never” was never more true than this past Saturday when, due to a ticket misprinting, Lawrence Hass and Eugene Burger started their sold-out performance half an hour late. However, this delay only...

The Boiler Room- Restaurant Review

John Perez, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Boiler Room is a small coffee shop in downtown Sherman, located at 404 W Lamar Street, and a bit out of the way for Austin College students. It is small, even by coffee shop standards and the menu is non-descriptive. Its h...

Galentine’s Day: Valentine’s for gal pals

Elizabeth Bowie, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions

I love Valentine’s Day. Not in a cheesy, “I love my boyfriend sooooooooo much,” kind of way, but in the elementary school, let’s hand out cards to everyone and enjoy my friendship and chocolate kind of way. Truth be told,...

Steven Universe hits home for college viewers and kids alike

Amber Yen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV, Opinions

Steven Universe is a cartoon series on Cartoon Network produced by Rebecca Sugar, who also worked on another cult classic series. Steven Universe is a slice of life series  that takes place in a world of bizarre creatures and...

Born Yesterday Play Review

Shelby Brooks, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Arts

A mere 5-minute drive from the AC campus delivers you on the doorstep of the Finley Theater. Sherman Community Players presented Born Yesterday, a comedic play about a millionaire’s shady deals in 1946 Washington, D.C. I attend...

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