Archive for 'Reviews'

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

As the lights lowered, a hush fell over the crowd, followed by a wave of applause and shouts. Thousands of fans waited in anticipation, as Lorde walked towards the front of the stage, grabbing the microphone [...]

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

On March 15, I took a trip to Manhattan for some cold refreshments from some new businesses. I first went to Pandora Rolled Ice Cream in Aggieville, then I went to Smoothie King on the west [...]

Opinions:  ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Opinions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Murder on the Orient Express is an awesome movie that would keep all watchers on the edge of their seat wondering who caused the Murder of Ratchett the Gangster. My opinion of the movie is that [...]

Opinions:  Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

Opinions: Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth movie in the Star Wars saga franchise and the second movie in the trilogy. At the end of [...]

Opinions:  Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

Opinions: Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

It is that time of year again, in which we reflect on the choices we have made and the choices we will make. Unless, you are me, in which case this time of year means one [...]

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Zane Roberts, Newspaper Copy Editor, and Zach Zoeller, Staff Marketing Manager   [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

P!nk is a singer notorious for her punk rock aesthetic and no care attitude, a singer who recruited her ex-husband for a music video and seemingly redefined what it meant to be a popstar. This P!nk [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

At the end of the summer, Apple came out with three new products: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. Should you upgrade to one of these new and improved products? That is [...]

Opinions Staffer shares opinion on new ‘Legend of Zelda’ video game

Video games are an addicting hobby that millions of people have been attracted to. They come in different “shapes” and “sizes,” from simple puzzle games to large-scale simulation games. Every year, thousands of games are released [...]

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

2016 is looked at by the general public as the worst year in a very long time. Celebrities died, politics were pervasive and iOS almost got rid of the peach emoji. But, because of this brew [...]

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Many people find themselves fed up with the lack of cleanliness that is often shown in chain restaurants. One person in particular is the managing partner of the Blue Moose, Mike Arria. And, it is because [...]

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Movies are a great way to relax. They can be based on books, they can be based on other movies, and most of them are good. In 2016, there were a lot of good movies, but [...]

Opinions:  Staff member reviews new Chainsmokers EP

Opinions: Staff member reviews new Chainsmokers EP

In 2014, The Chainsmokers became known around the world for their hit, “#SELFIE”. And, again, in 2015, they shook fans with the song “Roses” (featuring ROZES). Now, The Chainsmokers have done it again, but this time [...]

Opinions:  ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

Opinions: ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

“If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?” This is the question that has been stuck in my head since I left the Manhattan movie theater. When I saw [...]

Opinions:  Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Opinions: Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a Harry Potter spinoff film that focuses on a brand new lead character, Newt Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne, an interestingly awkward British wizard who travels to New [...]

Opinions:  Staff member recaps favorite show, ‘Game of Thrones’

Opinions: Staff member recaps favorite show, ‘Game of Thrones’

Stab, stab, stab. You think you know what show I am talking about? Yes, I am talking about “Game of Thrones,” the most critically acclaimed show on television. Last season, we saw a lot of plot [...]

Opinions:  Staffer reviews the latest season of ‘The Walking Dead’

Opinions: Staffer reviews the latest season of ‘The Walking Dead’

“You can breathe. You can blink. You can cry.” “The Walking Dead” season premiere is finally out. “Walking Dead” fans have been waiting all summer for Season 7 of AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” and they got [...]

Opinions:  Staff member shares first rock concert experience

Opinions: Staff member shares first rock concert experience

My brother and I were sitting in the car, waiting for the AC/DC concert on Feb. 28, 2016, which was my first “real” concert. When we got to Kansas City, my friends and their parents were [...]

Opinion: Staffer reviews new pizza joint in Aggieville

Opinion: Staffer reviews new pizza joint in Aggieville

If there is something almost any person can enjoy, it has to be pizza. As of Feb. 19, area residents can now enjoy pizza at another place in Aggieville, Pie 5. Walking into the building, anyone [...]

Opinion: Staff member raves about ‘Eddie the Eagle’

Eddie has worked his whole life for this one moment. Through all of the challenges he has faced, it has finally come true for him. The new movie Eddie the Eagle is a true story of [...]