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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...

East Texan Entertainment: Bois d’Arc

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under A&E, Video

Whose Lion is it Anyway?

Whose Lion is it Anyway?

Alex Medrano, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features

“Whose Line Is It Anyways,” “Saturday Night Live,” and “MadTV” made comedic-improv popular in the 1990’s. Today, improv has grown to comedy clubs and improv troupes in every major city. A group at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Cricket City Improv creates a safe space to mix being...

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 ...

The hills (on campus) are alive with the sound of ROCKING!

The hills (on campus) are alive with the sound of ROCKING!

Travis Hairgrove, Editor

July 18, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features

Teenagers walking around with their heads down with smartphones in hand, completely immersed in texting, Snapchatting, Tweeting or playing Pokémon GO is hardly an uncommon sight; but mass migrations of them marauding in one direction with Fender P-Basses or Gibson SGs slung over their shoulders or drumsticks...

Iron Men

Iron Men

Joseph Alderman, News Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features, News

The Department of Art in conjunction with the Texas Atomic Iron Commission held a workshop this week allowing students, faculty and guests of Texas A&M University - Commerce to design their own scratch block molds, followed by an iron pouring demonstration conducted by the commission. Participants...

Ace Frehley (1978)

Ace Frehley (1978)

Andrew Burnes, Editor

January 13, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, News

Frehley's first solo effort is a grab bag of hits and misses

David Bowie – Blackstar

David Bowie – Blackstar

Andrew Burnes, Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, News

Bowie's final words are still as important as ever

Peter Criss (1978)

Peter Criss (1978)

Andrew Burnes, Editor

January 5, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, News, Opinion

**** I am both an unapologetic fan of '70s KISS and an avid reader of Rolling Stone magazine. Neither side has ever really seen eye-to-eye with the other. While I mostly agree with the reviews the magazine publishes, there are, obviously, times when I disagree. Their reviews for KISS' material in...

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