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In Review: Lights Out

Spoiler free section You know those movies where weird things start happening to kids and no one believes them. Then you’re just so upset about it and, before you know it, the whole family is dead? Lights Out, the upcoming horror movie, has an entirely different way of demonstrating this kind of plot. Put yourself into the shoes of a ... Read More »

Summer Events in OKC

The spring semester is coming in for a close, and summer is rapidly approaching with many events on the horizon. With many staying in the metro area and on campus for the summer, here are many opportunities to get out and enjoy all that OKC has to offer. In the heart of Bricktown lies the Bricktown Ballpark. The Oklahoma City ... Read More »

“The Jungle Book” (2016) Review

“The Jungle Book” (2016) has more in common with Rudyard Kipling’s original book than the 1967 animated movie does. The remake draws from both sources, weaving together more serious elements from Kipling’s book with the more happy-go-lucky original Disney film. This results in a better story being told in the remake. Mowgli (Neel Sethi), an orphaned boy, has been raised ... Read More »

“If you know what I’m singin’ about…”

I still remember exactly where I was when I first heard of the paisley one, Prince.  Most of my BNC (now SNU) contemporaries will remember the Sound Warehouse store located at 39th and MacArthur, just a few blocks from the campus.  It was my favorite place to spend almost any evening or weekend.  As I was scanning through the 3 ... Read More »

In Review: The Brubecks Play Brubeck Concert

It was with much anxiety that I approached Bethany First Church, across the street from the school, to see the Brubecks Play Brubeck concert. I was going to this school event to support several of my friends in choir. I heard about their practices and how constantly tired they were, but I still had no idea what to expect. However, ... Read More »

Food Trucks and Outdoor Patio Life

Food trucks and outdoor patios are growing in Oklahoma City, with several events and places now available. These places generally offer nothing less than great food, music fitting the atmosphere and positive vibes. For many looking for plans on a beautiful Friday evening or even a lovely Saturday afternoon, this gives the locals here a chance to enjoy being outside. ... Read More »

Drone Photography

The last few years have seen the rise of remote controlled unarmed aerial vehicles, commonly called drones. With this technology comes new opportunities for photographers and filmmakers to find shots that would previously be only accessible to those with the resources to rent a helicopter. Many drones today come fully-equipped with high-definition video cameras. We sat down with Jon Hane, ... Read More »

Feature Friday: A Look at Christian Rap/Hip-hop Artists

Most people don’t know about all the different Christian rap/hip-hop artists out there, so to find out more information about the Christian rap world and its artists, I sat down with Gospel Lee, Reezzy Knight and Lapo. Gospel Lee is originally from Edmond, but currently lives in Phoenix. He first discussed with me about his start in the Christian rap/hip-hop ... Read More »

“Risen” Movie Review

For many Christians, “Risen” was a very exciting and intriguing film coming out. I think anytime a film comes out, and Jesus is involved, it is an instant attention grabber for anybody who is a believer or not. Like most people, when I saw the previews a few months ago, I had mixed feelings about it.The cool thing about the ... Read More »

“Zootopia”: A Great Movie About Diversity

“Zootopia,” the exciting new animated film about a world filled with anthropomorphic animals, was released in theaters this past weekend. We saw it on Saturday and were highly impressed with the film and its message on diversity. Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a young bunny with dreams of becoming a cop; she is ridiculed for trying to break the status ... Read More »

Review of “Little Women”

It’s the last performance night, and people from all over come to fill the seats of Cantrell. Families and friends attend to show support. People are talking in excitement across the aisles, proudly proclaiming whom it is they know on stage. However, when the lights go up, the curtains pull back, and on stage are two lone performers, the crowd ... Read More »

Gotta Catch ‘Em All, Pokemon!

2016 marks the twentieth year of Pokemon, a massive series of games, cartoons, trading cards and more created by Nintendo. Pokemon Company International is celebrating not just on the official anniversary date, but throughout the entire year with special giveaways, promotions and throwbacks. Many members of our generation grew up either catching, training and battling with Pokemon or watching Ash ... Read More »

New Music Venue Attracts Big Artists This Spring

The days of having to drive to Tulsa to see your favorite band may be over. Band after band I have wanted to see live skips Oklahoma City only to go up the turnpike to Tulsa to perform. Well, all of that is about to change. There’s a new venue here in Oklahoma City being built, and with that brings ... Read More »

The Best Places to Go for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Feb. 14 is only the most important date for any man in a relationship besides his girl’s birthday, “anniversary” and Christmas. Dinner is an essential part of it. Hopefully this article for most guys in relationships isn’t a “If you are reading this now, it is probably too late” kind of experience. If you aren’t in a relationship but are ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beats Out Avatar

James Cameron’s “Avatar” was the highest grossing film of all time, earning over 760 million dollars domestically and over 2.7 billion worldwide. That is, until Jan. 6, when J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” surpassed it domestically, with a current domestic box office of over 895 million dollars. This isn’t incredibly shocking. As a science fiction phenomenon, the “Star ... Read More »