Movie Review: Is ‘Won’t Back Down’ About Teachers’ Unions or the Failing State of Education?

Megan O'Leary, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012


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Other than the spectacular view and support that Won’t Back Down gave to Pittsburgh, this inspirational movie gave Hollywood’s view on the educational system today. Many critics have mixed feelings about this movie. Is it bashing the Unions too much? Is it really “Based off of true stories”? The movie st...

TLC’s “Breaking Amish” May Not Be Legitimate

TLC’s “Breaking Amish” May Not Be Legitimate

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor

October 11, 2012


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TLC has once again managed to create a new reality TV show that attracts a diverse audience. With over 3 million people viewing the first two episodes, "Breaking Amish" has quickly become one of TLC's most popular series, according to the New York Daily News. Despite this, multiple sources have come...

Patti-Stew Are At It Again!

Patti-Stew Are At It Again!

Melissa John, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


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The on-again off-again relationship brewing between R Patts (Robert Pattinson) and K-Stew (Kristin Stewart) is currently switched to on.  The Twilight pair, known as Edward and Bella to their fans, were going through a rough and shaky patch this past July when Stewart admitted to having a fling ...

Green Day Frontman Heads to Rehab

Green Day Frontman Heads to Rehab

Elena Cimino, Sports Editor

October 5, 2012


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Green Day announced lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, entered rehab Sunday, September 22,and posted on its website that Armstrong, 40, is seeking treatment for substance abuse, though the nature of his problems were not  specified. The announcement followed an explosive meltdown from the rocker...

What’s on TV? A Look at the New Fall Season

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer

October 4, 2012


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Fall not only brings the start of a new school year and a new football season; it also ends the tireless reruns of the summer and brings on the new season of television's most beloved shows. Along with the return of some fan favorites, new shows are premiering on all the major networks as well. The Wal...

“Ella Enchanted” Star Becomes Anne Hathaway Shulman in a Private Ceremony

Melissa John, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012


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Anne Hathaway, although you may better recognize her as Ella Enchanted or even Mia Thermopolis, tied the knot with Adam Shulman last Saturday on the California Coast. With well over 150 guests in attendance at the weekend-long ceremony, a nearby booked private estate was necessary to accommodate...

End of Watch’s Unique Film Style Scores Big at the Box Office

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

September 26, 2012


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In movies today there is often a similar storyline where there is a detective verses a criminal mastermind, but End of Watch is different.  The movie takes a unique perspective at the struggle between the law and criminals and takes the viewer through the eyes of an average patrol man in the bust...

Stage AE: Two For Two

Stage AE: Two For Two

Melissa John

September 23, 2012


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Stage AE ended its opening year strongly in 2011, but it managed to end its 2012  outdoor season with an even bigger bang. The North Shore venue, decked out to withstand concerts in any weather, wrapped up its second outdoor season earlier this September with a sold-out Dayglow Festival. Projected...

Lively and Reynold’s Secret Wedding

Lively and Reynold’s Secret Wedding

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2012


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Last weekend, Blake Lively, 25, and Ryan Reynolds, 35, officially tied the knot. It took place  in a small ceremony at Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. The plantation would be recognized to many from Nicholas Sparks' The Notebook. After the wedding, the reception also too...

Backstreet Boys Reunite on GMA

Backstreet Boys Reunite on GMA

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2012


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Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough were officially reunited on the stage of “Good Morning America” Friday, August 31. After their performance, they had a few big announcements for their fans which included a Backstreet Boys cruise tour and a new album. The...

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