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Ensemble rom-com explores male brain

Ensemble rom-com explores male brain

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April 25, 2012


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Rules of romantic relationships parodied in ‘Think Like a Man’   “Think Like a Man,” a romantic comedy directed by Tim Story, debuted on Friday, April 20. The film revolves around four couples that experience the ups and downs of relationships. As the saying goes, “Love is not all...

Boots swaying in the air at Eric Church concert

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April 25, 2012


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In an interview last week, up-and-coming country singer Eric Church commented on his rebel attitude. “I don’t care what the label thinks,” Church said. “I don’t care what radio thinks, I don’t care what fans think.” Church said that he simply plays what he likes to play, and lets the...

An interview with musician Eric Church

An interview with musician Eric Church

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April 19, 2012


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Country music artist talks old boots, new baby and high school memories This weekend, Chaifetz Arena welcomes one of country music’s top up-and-coming stars, Grammy winning artist Eric Church. Church, the self proclaimed “outlaw rebel of country music” is becoming more and more well-known – and his music is becoming less and less mainstream in the process.  H...

There’s money in the terra?: On geocaching

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April 18, 2012


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On Saturday, Feb. 25, Clare Conner and Katie Newman, both juniors at Saint Louis University, found themselves corralling chickens in Tower Grove Park. Were they fully engaged in learning where their food comes from? Not exactly; this is just one of the many adventures a person might come across while...

Do not miss the midnight movie experience

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April 18, 2012


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Hundreds of crazy fans everywhere showing their pride, many dressed in costume to show their commitment, energy drinks littered across the parking lot. Sound familiar? It probably sounds like a Mizzou football game, but I’m talking about a different world entirely. I’m talking about midnight screenings...

‘Bully’: Pick on somebody your own size

‘Bully’: Pick on somebody your own size

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April 18, 2012


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We are taught, when bullied, to retort, “Why don’t you pick on somebody your own size?” Lee Hirsch’s new documentary “Bully” asks, “Why do you pick on anybody at all?” At least, it thinks it does. “Bully” is a more successful empathy piece than an exploration of the psychology behind bullying. The film does not offer much in the way...

How ‘The Voice’ is making ‘American’ idle

How ‘The Voice’ is making ‘American’ idle

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April 18, 2012


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Normally, I’m not one for singing competition. I avoided “American Idol” like the plague and sought a show that did not insult every competitor or viciously attack people who could not sing to save their lives. But, all that changed when I first saw “The Voice.” At first, I thought it was yet another copy of “American Idol” with artists as judges. Ho...

Ska rises from the grave

Ska rises from the grave

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April 18, 2012


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Every little girl and boy born in the '90s knows that ska is dead and has been for almost 12 years. During the second week of April, some necromancer must have raised ska from it's shallow grave to inspire the kids to skank about to the sounding of horns once more. On April11, Mustard Plug and L...

Fox Theatre commemorates RMS Titanic disaster

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April 12, 2012


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This upcoming weekend will be a historic one: It’s the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912. To commemorate the historical event, The Fabulous Fox Theatre and the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission are presenting “A Titanic Centennial Weekend.” The...

‘Ship of dreams’: Award-winner makes 3-D debut

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April 12, 2012


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For the centennial celebration of the voyage of the RMS Titanic, James Cameron’s heart-swelling masterpiece, originally released in 1997, was re-released in select theaters — this time in 3-D. “Titanic” is remembered for many things — the sentimental romance between Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio)...

Karmin to headline SAB Spring Fest

Karmin to headline SAB Spring Fest

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April 12, 2012


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Free giveaways, life-size Angry Birds complete event schedule The University’s first-ever Spring Festival is scheduled for Friday, April 13, and boasts a plethora of activities and events in the quad and on Griesedieck parking lot. The Student Activities Board has made many alterations to what...

The high school gang is back for a ‘Reunion’

The high school gang is back for a ‘Reunion’

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April 12, 2012


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The Stifmaster is back, along with the rest of the gang as “American Reunion” hits the big screen for the fourth installment in the now-classic series. Everybody’s back for one last high school “hurrah,” and, knowing this cast of characters, there will certainly be lots of laughs along way. For...

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