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Spring Break Vacations Not Completely Out of Reach

By Whitney Jackson With only snow in sight it’s hard not to dream of sun, sand, and surf but with spring break right around the corner, students should start planning their vacations sooner than they think. On average, it is recommended to begin vacation preparations one to four months before departure and when planning a […]

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The Sound of the Strike

By Whitney Jackson The summer before Sam Peterson’s seventh grade year of school he was given a coupon for a free game of bowling for every day during the hot, homework-free months. Soon later, Sam had joined a small league and began learning how to curve the ball with one hand in order to get […]

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Headwaters Film Fest — Calling all Students

By Kelsey Jacobson BSU student Erika Huff has fond memories of working on last year’s Headwaters Film Festival. “On the last day of the Film Festival, in the closing ceremonies, we all walked on stage to be recognized. I felt so accomplished at what we did. Not one of us could have done it without […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Grabs Audiences Everywhere

By Derrick Ernst Director: J.J. Abrams │Running Time: 135 minutes │Rated: PG-13 │Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi │Notable Cast: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford “[Looking at Finn.] I have lived long enough to see the same eyes in different people. I see your eyes…I know your eyes.” – Maz Kanata (Lupita Nyong’o) […]

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Burnt Will Keep You in the Kitchen

  By Derrick Ernst Director: John Wells │Running Time: 101 minutes │Rated: R (Restricted) │Genre: Drama, Comedy, Satire │Notable Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy “I don’t want my restaurant to be a place where people sit and eat. I want people to sit at the table and be sick with longing.” – Adam […]

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Spectre Best Left Invisible

By Derrick Ernst  Director: Sam Mendes │Running Time: 148 minutes │Rated: PG-13 │Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure │Notable Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ben Whishaw, Dave Bautista “The name is Bond. James Bond.” – James Bond (Daniel Craig) In his final installment, Daniel Craig (James Bond) attempts to do justice with a performance to satisfy all […]

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How The Martian Made its Mark

By Derrick Ernst Director: Ridley Scott │Running Time: 141 minutes │Rated: PG-13 │Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi │Notable Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara “It’s a strange feeling. Everywhere I go, I’m the first.” – Mark Watney (Matt Damon) Due to a severe dust storm, the Ares III crew is forced […]

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Suzy and Hondo School of Dance Rings in New Year

By Whitney Jackson On Thursday, December 31st people were smiling, games were being played, and music was urging attendees to get up out of their chairs and move to the beat as the Suzy and Hondo School of Dance kicked off a vibrant and entertaining New Year’s Eve party. The event lasted until well past […]

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Creed Delivers Knockout in Theaters

By Derrick Ernst Director: Ryan Coogler │Running Time: 133 minutes │Rated: PG-13 │Genre: Drama, Sport │Notable Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad “This guy here. [Rocky pointing at Adonis in the mirror.] That’s the toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face. I think that’s true in the ring, and […]

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Best and Worst Christmas Gifts of All-Time

By Carli-Rae Manjorin  BSU students happily and not-so-happily weighed in on the unforgettable, disappointing, and strange of presents in years past. The Best: “The best gift I have received as a college student was a Wal-Mart gift card to use for groceries!”  -Bailey “A $100 donation in my name to the charity, Christmas Child. Best […]

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