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KC Renaissance Festival 2015

KC Renaissance Festival 2015

Rose Pollina, Features Editor, Graphics Editor

September 17, 2015


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Opening weekend was HOT at the Renaissance Festival.

Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Lauren Rosenstock and Emily Wilkinson

May 21, 2015


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel

For some, spending a day at the mall, is nothing out of the ordinary. But, what about spending the whole day in just one store? Impossible, you say? Sure, depending on the store, an all day experience would be very challenging. Now, think of a store that has a cafe, restrooms across the hall, and...

Buzz Under the Stars Night 1

Buzz Under the Stars Night 1

Rachel Larberg

May 12, 2015


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Every year 96.5 The Buzz hosts a series of concerts labeled Buzz Under the Stars. The local radio station invited bands from all over the country to play and three to five bands play each night. In the past there has been three or four nights which are usually hosted at KC Live in the Power and Light...

Review: Pita Pit

Review: Pita Pit

Lauren Rosenstock, Sports Editor

April 22, 2015


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As teenagers, we are known for being impatient, penny-pinchers and hungry. So, with the opening of Pita Pit at 95th and Antioch, a line of teenagers, 15 people deep, can leave totally satisfied. On occasion, restaurants will open and they will be bombarded with a crowd the first day because of the...

Review: Unfriended

Review: Unfriended

Lauren Rosenstock, Sports Editor

April 22, 2015


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4/5 Stars   This found-footage film stars six friends in an online Skype call. Everything seems to be going just fine after Mitch and Blaire’s personal call is interrupted by the additions of Adam, Ken, Jess and later, Val. The whole movie is seen through Blaire’s point of view, with her...

Review: Cinderella

Review: Cinderella

Amelia Holcomb, Ads Editor

April 1, 2015


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When I heard Disney was making a new live action version of the classic Cinderella, I couldn't wait to see it, and it certainly didn't disappoint. The film follows the story from the original Disney animated version very closely, with a bigger emphasis on the relationship between Cinderella and her pa...

Life Hack: Coffee Recipes for the Ill-prepared

Life Hack: Coffee Recipes for the Ill-prepared

Emily Wilkinson, Asst. Editor-in-Chief, Web Editor

March 12, 2015


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It’s time to make coffee the same way you made dioramas in elementary school: taking a bunch of miscellaneous supplies from the kitchen and binding them all together (or maybe that was just me). Whether you’re out of creamer or you just don’t want to be associated with the basics who do, these...

Parks and Rec Series Finale Tonight

Parks and Rec Series Finale Tonight

Amelia Holcomb

February 24, 2015


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Parks and Recreation's seven year run will come to a close tonight at 7. Amy Poehler's comedy, originally about her character Leslie Knope's quest to build a park out of a pit, will end with Leslie moving on from her beloved hometown of Pawnee, Indiana. Washington D.C. holds an administrative job on...

Twitter Photo Contest: #AlexFromTarget

Twitter Photo Contest: #AlexFromTarget

February 18, 2015


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Review: “What a Beautiful World, What a Terrible World”

Review: “What a Beautiful World, What a Terrible World”

Kate Anderson, Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel, Reviews

The Portland troupe has done it again.  With beautiful transitions and artful lyricism, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World is another great work from The Decemberists. Released Jan. 20, 2015, the album creates a folk-rock vibe with a touch of pop. The Decemberists have tended to lean t...

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