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Multicultural Assembly promotes tolerance, appreciation of diversity

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

November 10, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

On November 3, Gaither High School held a multicultural assembly to celebrate the great deal of diversity found at the school and in the community. “This year we’re trying to bring something very special to make everyone...

Mumford & Sons sets standards for Indie folks

Camila Acosta, Entertainments Editor

November 10, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

With transcendental harmonies, lyrics and mystical acoustics, Mumford & Sons has expanded the barriers of folk music, rallying up fans of all sorts. Marcus Mumford, Country Winston, Ben Lovett, and Ted Dwane make up the...

The Help leaves viewers breathless

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

November 3, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The Help added a fresh new take on a constant clichéd reminder of the past. It’s a sensational movie that has captured the eyes of millions, 171.3 million to be exact.  It has had positive reviews and became a box offi...

McCreery releases first album

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

November 2, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

Scotty McCreery, a country boy from North Carolina, with a raspy, charming voice is becoming the new all-American boy. His debut album, Clear as Day, released Oct. 4 is what’s new and hot in country music. Getting his star...

Taco Bus is a “must eat” experience

Anthony Prieto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

 It is Tampa's new must-eat destination; they serve tacos in a drive-up bus. The Taco Bus, is a bus, literally, a bus that you go and eat Mexican food. There is no indoor seating,no booths and everyone is there for the food. "It...

CJ’s Bar-B-Skew rocks Carrollwood

Michael Farrell, Business Manager

October 20, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

As soon as you walk into CJ’s Bar-B-Skew you are thrown into a world of music and food where you are bound to say that you’ve never seen anything quite like it before.  The “rock star” atmosphere is pushed from t...

Paranormal Activity 3 surpasses expectations

Camila Acosta, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

My expectations for Paranormal Activity 3 were completely shattered as soon as the ending credits rolled in; this time, Paranormal Activity’s third film strayed to a more distinct path.  A widowed woman with two daughter...

Ten points for Gryffindor, Ed Sheeran scores with ‘+’

Camila Acosta, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The first time one would Ed Sheeran perform, one would most likely agree that Ron Weasly has very impressive rapping skills, although singing seems to compliment him even more. However, the real genius behind the mix is British...

Top 10 Halloween Movies

Sahar Takshi, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

Blood, gore, and horrifying screams are just a few aspects of a good Halloween movie, but it takes a special kind of terror to make a great one. On a dark Halloween evening one cannot settle for a kind-of scary movie, only...

Bright Eyes pour their soul into their music

Rachelle Mourra, Graphics Editor

October 12, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

Bright Eyes has been springing out phenomenal CDs left and right, all of which have featured songs that either had a meaning or subject the band felt passionate about or for the fun of making music. Recently, on Feb. 15th,...

New coffee shop earns local acclaim

Michael Farrel, Business Manager

October 3, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

Located in the Target Plaza next to the Yogurt Spot, Alba Coffee shop is leaving a mark on the local community.  Its relaxed atmosphere and great coffee can lead to a great morning coffee run to a late night hangout.  Alba...

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