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Yeezy Brings Saint Pablo Tour to Dallas

Yeezy Brings Saint Pablo Tour to Dallas

Christian Aleman, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion, Showcase

World famous artist, rapper, singer, designer, and entertainer Kanye West took the (floating) stage at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Sept. 22, while on his Saint Pablo tour promoting his latest album The Life of Pablo. Before he even ascended onto the floating stage, the crowd tried to coa...

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness

Sheriff Osni, Special Contributor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Editor’s note: This opinion piece is by special contributor Sheriff Osni, a graduate student at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness and other words are purposely written in etymological style, as well as SELF and other words written with all capital letters to ameliorat...

Cinema Spotlight on Scott Derrickson Part I: The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Cinema Spotlight on Scott Derrickson Part I: The Exorcism of Emily Rose

October 6, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

Throughout the month of October the Cinema Spotlight will shine on Horror filmmaker Scott Derrickson; every week I’ll be looking at all five of his movies and conclude with his recent work, Doctor Strange, in theaters Nov. 4. Having worked on a couple of horror-related and direct-to-video projec...

Newest Season of ‘American Horror Story’ Isn’t Quite What I Expected

Newest Season of ‘American Horror Story’ Isn’t Quite What I Expected

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion

This season’s American Horror Story is “My Roanoke Nightmare.” Every season American Horror Story has a different theme: season one was “Murder House,” season two was “Asylum,” season three was “Coven,” season four was “Freak Show,” and season five was “Hotel.” The first...

‘Sully’ & ‘Snowden’ Steal September

‘Sully’ & ‘Snowden’ Steal September

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

September saw the premiere of two biopics that centered on ordinary men who did the unthinkable. Both made headlines and became the subject of debate as their actions were questioned as either heroic or harmful. Sully recounts the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the eponymous airline pilot who sa...

International Student Insurance Woes

International Student Insurance Woes

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Take a look at these numbers: 750, 846, and 947. Guess what these are. They are the amounts of money international students have paid for school insurance premiums during the fall semesters of 2014, 2015, and 2016. You can figure out how the premium significantly increased. Insurance premiums were a...

There and Back Again: Returning to Commerce from South Korea

There and Back Again: Returning to Commerce from South Korea

Jason Nam, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

What did you do just a few months ago? Did you take summer classes? Well, it might seem odd to some of you guys, but I was serving my mandatory service as a conscripted policeman just a few months ago. Yes, I am from South Korea, and we have a mandatory military service duty. I was watching Guardians...

All Summer Sixteen

All Summer Sixteen

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

Summer at the movies was filled with highs and lows, but at the box-office it was mostly lows, literally, as audiences didn’t flood the movie theaters as they used to. So what did the cinema offer that it failed to attract audiences? The summer began on a hopeful note with Captain America: Civil...

Harley Quinn trumps ‘Suicide Squad’

Harley Quinn trumps ‘Suicide Squad’

Imogené Wolford, Entertainment Editor
August 31, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

This summer’s movie to see was “Suicide Squad,” a fantasy film based on a DC Comic Book that picks up where “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” leaves off. If you are a fan of DC Comics or an avid movie watcher, you know that earlier this year DC Comics released “Batman v. Superman: Dawn ...

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