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Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color Review

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color Review

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

May 22, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

Album: Sound & Color Record Label: ATO Records Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Alabama Shakes, a band that is difficult to categorize into one genre, blew the lid off of alternative rock on April 21 with the release of their second album “Sound & Color.” Lead singer...

Review: Daredevil

Review: Daredevil

by Jake Rainey, Senior Reporter

May 8, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Daredevil is the newest Netflix original series and the next part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It stars Charlie Cox as the titular character and Deborah Ann Wolfe and Elden Henson as his best friends and colleagues Karen Page and Franklin “Foggy” Nelson. It also stars Vincent D’Onofrio of...

Review: The Longest Ride

Review: The Longest Ride

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

The Longest Ride Director: George Tillman Cast: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Oona Chaplin, Jack Huston MPAA Rating: PG-13 Nicholas Sparks, notorious author of “The Notebook” and “The Last Song” among many other well known works, has won hearts over once again. His newest...

Review: Love Story by Yelawolf

Review: Love Story by Yelawolf

by Thomas Reymond, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Yelawolf exposes himself on the 18-track album “Love Story,” proving that his effort to burst off the sidelines and make it to the top is the driving force behind this record. The Alabama native is most well known for being Eminem’s protegé of sorts, working with the living rap legend since his...

Review: American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy

Review: American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy

by Trina Ausbon, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

Fall Out Boy - American Beauty/American Psycho The surprise album “Save the Rock and Roll” welcomed Fall Out Boy back into the music scene in 2013 after a break-up lasting three years. Fall Out Boy has now taken that album and kicked it up a notch by releasing their sixth album titled “American...

Review: Uptown Special by Mark Ronson

Review: Uptown Special by Mark Ronson

by Thomas Reymond, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

Bruno Mars has contributed to another hit song- it has become impossible listening to any radio without ‘Uptown Funk’ playing in the following fifteen minutes. But the rest of the accompanying album by Mark Ronson does not deserve the same amount of playability. Uptown Special, Ronson’s fourth...

Rascal Flatts runs riot at the Joint

Rascal Flatts runs riot at the Joint

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

On Feb. 25, country rock band Rascal Flatts opened their month long residency at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel. The “Rascal Flatts Riot” was definitely energetic and their stay here in Las Vegas is prospected to be successful. The show’s opener and winner of NBC’s “The Voice”, Craig...

Review: Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons

Review: Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

“Smoke + Mirrors,” the latest album from Las Vegas natives Imagine Dragons, was released Feb. 17 and, though fairly enjoyable, fails to make its city of origin proud. The album at first stays true to the Dragons’ signature sound, an intriguing mix of soft rock and heroic surges with recurrent...

Super Bowl commercials catch viewers’ attention

Super Bowl commercials catch viewers’ attention

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 5, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

On Sunday evening, families gathered to watch the most anticipated television event in the nation: the Super Bowl commercials. Let’s be honest, the game is only part of the excitement, especially if your team isn’t playing! These million dollar commercials bring excitement, humor, and this year,...

Review: Wanted on Voyage by George Ezra

Review: Wanted on Voyage by George Ezra

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

With his smooth, soulful baritone and gitchy rhythms, 21-year-old British singer-songwriter George Ezra and his first album Wanted on Voyage deliver an overwhelming success to anxiously waiting fans. The album is masterfully crafted, and though most every song is upbeat with romantic undertones and sh...

Review: The Interview (2014)

Review: The Interview (2014)

by Jake Rainey, Senior Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

The Interview (2014) Director: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Cast: Seth Rogen, James Franco Screenplay: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Dan Sterrling MPAA Rating: R The Interview is the latest comedy from the duo of Seth Rogen and James Franco. In the film James Franco plays a talk show host tasked with...

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