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Alkaline Trio rocked Pops on July 31 with a killer tour-ending show

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August 24, 2005


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  Alkaline Trio From their humble beginnings in Chicago to headlining sold-out tours across the country, Alkaline Trio has come a long way in the past eight years. It was in Sauget, Ill., at Pop’s, that Alkaline Trio ended their summer tour with a bang. After two opening bands, Alkaline...

Dance Dance Revolution

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August 24, 2005


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            If you enjoy dancing, video games or losing weight (I’m looking at 97 percent of you college students), then I promise you’d get a kick out of Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), Konami’s stunning perennial video game, wh...

Canadian Twins Tegan and Sarah make stellar pop album

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August 24, 2005


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Tegan and Sarah – So Jealous What do you get when two twin sisters from Canada get together to make music? Pop perfection. Tegan and Sarah have been a rising force on the indie scene since their conception as a band in 1998. With So Jealous, their third album on Neil Young’s Vapor Recor...

Ultra-conservative author blasts ‘United States of Entertainment’

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August 24, 2005


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  Diana Benanti       After seeing Bernard Goldberg and Jon Stewart verbally brawling about Goldberg’s new book on The Daily Show, I knew that anyone who could get Stewart so fahklumpt was worth looking into.     Goldberg is the author of the New York Time...

Don’t fly to Red Eye

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August 24, 2005


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    Pack two attractive people (one of them slightly unbalanced), an assassination plot and a luxury hotel into a plane and 80ish minutes later, you get… nothing.     Wes Craven’s new suspense thriller, Red Eye, was one of the most touted movies of late summer, boa...

Harry Potter: Who is the Half-Blood Prince?

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August 10, 2005


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   The wizarding world is in “a state of open warfare” at the beginning of the sixth novel in the bestselling Harry Potter series.    Bridges are collapsing, hurricanes are inexplicably cropping up in Western London and reports of mysterious deaths are seeping into the Mu...

War of the Worlds: Welles Improved?

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August 10, 2005


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            H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi novel “The War of the Worlds” has made the leap to other media forms before. Most are familiar with Orson Welles’ 1939 radio broadcast that caused panicked listeners to flee their hom...

Naked Statues ‘Bare It All’ in Xavier Hall

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April 27, 2005


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Everyone at Saint Louis University has heard of the Bare Naked Statues. Even if you haven't been to one of their shows yet, chances are you've seen them perform at a campus event at least once. This semester, the Statues have loaned out their talents to the Relay for Life, sung the national ...

Backstreet Boys finally man up

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April 27, 2005


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"Oh my God we're back again..." That's right, the Backstreet Boys have returned from their four-year hiatus to grace the radio, once again, with their dazzling vocal talents. Apparently, the boys were "Never Gone," at least that's what their new album title suggests....

Blockbusters: A summer spotlight

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April 27, 2005


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"Mr. and Mrs. Smith" A new twist on the mundane life of suburbia is created in one of the many sure-fire hits of the summer, "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," due in theaters June 10. The premise of the movie involves a couple that has an all too common problem troubling many Americans: They ar...

The Butler does it one last time

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April 27, 2005


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So here it is: The column I've thought about and dreaded this entire year. The coda to the four greatest years of my life, summarized in one final article. It's a tall order, considering the proud lineage of my U. News predecessors. How many talented men and women before me thought these same th...

POTD 428

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April 27, 2005


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Rob Pendergest/The University News University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J., speaks to students at a town hall meeting on Monday evening. On April 22, he and his fellow administrators decided to retract a $50 graduation fee

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