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Where to Study? Your Guide to Everyone’s Go to Coffee Shops

Savannah Hardin, Marketing Manager

May 12, 2014

Filed under Leisure, Showcase

    Country Java Coffee Café This charming coffee shop is tucked away in downtown Denison and offers a wide selection of coffee, teas, and lunch options.  It features a welcoming atmosphere and a hip, knowledgeable...

Titanfall Review

Titanfall Review

April 22, 2014

Spring Break (Not) in Cancun

Madison Messinger, Photo Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

Skip Cancun! Forget Alternative Spring Break! You can selflessly volunteer any day of the week, but how often will you have a full ten days to ride horses and hike through herds of longhorn in Bandera, Texas? While many of my pee...

SxSW 2014

Malin Pappas, Observer Contributor

April 2, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure, Showcase

 This Spring Break I decided to attend some SXSW concerts in Austin. On Tuesday of the break the music shows started and I was eager to check out my first show. I saw a low-key artist named Glenn Rexach, an experienced jazz guitarist who is also my father’s guitar teacher. The gig was in a r...

Dark Souls II Review: Prepare To Die Again…

Connor Patton, Observer Contributor

March 24, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

              A dark corridor lies before you and comes to a sudden dead end. You push an out of place brick and the wall gives way to a murky passage way. It is gloomy and you cannot see much through the haze. You...

Cheddar’s Starts From Scratch

Nick Bowen, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

If you follow the long stretch along highway 75, you will find a plethora of dining alternatives for the hungry college student. Spanning from Chipotle all the way back to the nearest Starbucks, one might catch sight of the restaurant...

The Best Music of 2014 (so far) Part 1

Malin Pappas, Observer Contributor

February 28, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

Temples-Sun Structures The Temples are a four man psychedelic rock band originating from Northamptonshire, England. The band formed in late 2012 and up until February of this year released seven singles with most of them arriving...

DFW-area local band celebrates two years together

Elizabeth Bowie, Observer Contributor

February 27, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

  Singer and drummer for The Perjury, Gabe Jordan steps out from behind his drum kit to wave to the audience and get a bottle of water before launching into another song with his friends. The band, with Jordan and his friends Spencer Carrol and Luke Bartke, is local to Dallas and recently celebrated their two year anniversary...

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