Monday , 20 October 2014
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TAMUK bring Texas country star for homecoming

Students at Texas A&M University – Kingsville can rest assured knowing that Homecoming is always planned ahead of time so that they can enjoy themselves to their fullest. One of many events will be the Kyle Park concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17 at Mesquite Grove. “The concert provides a great atmosphere for students and alumni who are ... Read More »

TAMUK theatre opens season next week

Crossing over the border isn’t the hardest part but the journey after is. The 2014-15 theatre season at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will open with an original production “Stones in the Desert…Eterno” written by assistant professor Corey Ranson. He began writing the play about six months ago and was inspired by family members and other immigrants. “It’s a hopeful play. You ... Read More »

Behind the scenes: stones in the desert…eterno

Getting to play pretend has always been a fun experience, even if it was just playing cops and robbers as a kid. Now, I get to do it as a hobby and hopefully professionally in my near future. Acting not only gives you an experience to learn about different people’s culture and habits by taking on different characters, but you ... Read More »

An electrifying thriller that delivers

Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s best-selling suspense novel, Gone Girl is a film sealed with dramatic intensity and highly intellectual storytelling. Its manner of plot development is highly intricate and always has a sense of morbidity lying underneath. Every plot twist is so well crafted that it is never seen coming. That is, of course, unless you’ve read the novel. Gillian ... Read More »

Super Smash Bros 3DS runs past expectations

Nintendo has done it again. At this moment, all doubts I may have had about the 3DS or the Wii U are gone. None of that matters now, don’t you see? Super Smash Bros 3DS is finally here, and like the title implies, it’s a handheld game. I can smash anywhere, anytime. And that’s all I ever wanted. Before I ... Read More »

Annabelle the doll brings about a dull ambiance

If you’re even the least bit familiar with my reviews and genre preferences, you know about my love for horror. I watch too many gore-infused horror flicks dripping with cheesiness for my own good, and even the worst of those have outdone the disaster that is Annabelle. Presented before us is a film that exists as a side-story to the ... Read More »

Reviewing Fall TV

gotham

We are now two episodes into the darkly somber prequel series Gotham, the city of Batman where he is simply Bruce Wayne, a child whose parents are murdered before his eyes. No, this is not a spoiler. Batman’s origins have been known since DC Comics first released a Batman issue in the 1940’s, and of course, who can forget the ... Read More »

Realities of reality TV

In the midst of the reality television take over, real life really hit the big screen when two of Bravo TV’s Real Housewives franchise cast members was faced with federal criminal charges. Apollo Nida, husband of Atlanta Housewife, Phaedra Parks and Joe and Teresa Guidice of the New Jersey Housewives have all accepted plea deals for various kinds of mortgage ... Read More »

Curtain Call

Sitting in the green room in the Drama/Speech building at TAMUK, you hear the jingling of keys. You automatically think the janitor is in the hallway or even Corey Ranson, assistant professor and Director of Theatre Activities, making his way towards the theatre stage. But you’re wrong. It is Anya Pena – an unmanageable, frilly haired woman with a Celtic ... Read More »

All about the buns and bass

If an artist wants to make it into the music top charts this month, there is a trend they need to follow. Famous performers like Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez have been singing about a certain body part. And the moral of the story is the bigger, the better. Booties have had a colossal influence in popular music this month. ... Read More »