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‘Duolingo’ app provides easy, interactive way to learn many languages

‘Duolingo’ app provides easy, interactive way to learn many languages

source: Duolingo Facebook by Maya Girimaji, managing editor Learning a new language is hard. Learning a new language on your own is even harder. The constant homework, projects, grades and interactions that you’d find in a school setting...

 

The Emoji Movie delivers heavy-handed advertising, little else

The Emoji Movie delivers heavy-handed advertising, little else

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor “Hi, I have a ticket for The Emoji Movie at 7:30,” I say to the cashier, handing her my phone. There is no tone in my voice, no expression on my face. “Enjoy your movie!”...

 

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

source: Sony Entertainment  by Maya Girimaji, managing editor I’ve been a fan of Tom Holland’s since I saw him in the drama-disaster film The Impossible. And I’ve been a fan of Marvel for as long as I can remember. So when I found...

 

‘Despicable Me 3,’ while nothing new, delivers sweet, lighthearted family fun

‘Despicable Me 3,’ while nothing new, delivers sweet, lighthearted family fun

by Jennifer Zhan, editor-in-chief At one point, it was pretty impossible to do anything without seeing a fluorescent yellow minion. The babbling, bespectacled creatures delighted both children and adults. Gru’s little followers found...

 

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

Entertainment Weekly Olivia Conway, co-online editor Warning: Spoilers ahead for the “Pretty Little Liars” series finale. “Pretty Little Liars” fans, rejoice! The end has come. The curtain has fallen. Our protagonists...

 

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

via AVClub by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Warning: this review contains some spoilers for the fifth season of House of Cards.  At the end of House of Cards fourth season, the Underwoods have nearly consolidated...

 

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

 by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor It seems like everything Quinta Brunson touches is comedy gold. The Buzzfeed star, writer, and producer’s latest project is no exception. ‘Up for Adoption,’ is her mockumentary TV series...

 

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

  by Yanichka Ariunbold, section editor Allow me to describe the four characters every stereotypical K-Drama has:   THE SO-CALLED GIRL NEXT DOOR: Han-Groo from “Marriage Not Dating” 1) There’s the female lead/main...

 

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

from abc by June Jeong, opinions editor *major spoiler alert*: This is an overview review of the mid-season return of the third season of HTGAWM The highly regarded, award-winning show How To Get Away With Murder came back on...

 

10th annual “50 Men Who Can Cook” served up a big party

10th annual “50 Men Who Can Cook” served up a big party

by June Jeong and Katerina Kountakis, opinions editor & section editor  The annual 50 Men Who Can Cook event is a fundraiser for the CSISD Education Foundation. It involves school leaders and local residents who are selected to make...