Album reviews: returns and redemption

By Joseph Chremon Blink 182 – Neighborhoods “Blink’s Respectable Return” It has been nearly a decade since Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker released an album together as Blink-182. In their new album “Neighborhoods” the influence of DeLonge & Hoppus’ band’s Angels & … [Read more...]

The mascara diaries: top wands in the biz

Beautiful lashes are extremely hot right now.  Every girl wants long, thick and defined, yet totally-natural-looking lashes.  This can be hard to accomplish. The search for this magical tube of black goop can be overwhelming.  So here’s a list of mascaras developed for the specific look you are … [Read more...]


It’s been three long months for Glee fans who missed seeing Mr. Schuester’s curly locks, hearing their beloved Mercedes hit notes they didn’t know were possible and witnessing the adorableness that is Kurt and Blaine. Gleeks weren’t completely abandoned by the show’s hiatus as rumors and … [Read more...]

Spoiler alert: The X factor

Story by Jonathan Storm / MCT I’m not supposed to spoil your viewing experience by telling you what happens on the first two-hour episode of the TV season’s biggest new series, “The X Factor,” which airs at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday on Fox. But even Simon Cowell would like you to believe it’s … [Read more...]

the feed

Being gone for a while leaves plenty of room for catching up in the world of music. This week’s edition of The Feed features highlights of the first offering from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Hysterical. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Hysterical   Not a great record, but more on par with … [Read more...]

Emmys honor ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Mad Men’

 Story by Scott Collins / MCT The evening may have ended on a familiar note, but the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards contained enough surprises to confound oddsmakers as well as skeptics who consider the awards show too predictable. ABC’s “Modern Family” — credited for sparking a sitcom renaissance … [Read more...]

Lil Wayne wows in Dallas

“Sleeping at the top, nightmares of the bottom. Everybody wanna be fly until you swat ‘em.” This is one of the many witty lines delivered by Lil Wayne at his show in Dallas last Saturday at the Gexa Energy Pavilion. They are the opening lyrics to his ‘Nightmares from the Bottom’ track, off his … [Read more...]

Glitter makes everything better

I am a glitter fanatic. I don’t think I own an eyeshadow that doesn’t have a least a few sparkling specks in it, and I make it my mission to track down the most glitter-packed, high-shine lipglosses out there.  But when does everyone love glitter?  Parties! Whether it’s your birthday or you’re … [Read more...]

A-listers hit the big screen this fall

By Rene Rodriguez / MCT The fall movie season is here, just in time to keep the dogs of summer from permanently souring you from going to the cinema. Between now and Nov. 18, serious Oscar contenders will be crowing for your attention alongside surefire hits as a Shrek spin-off, a Footloose … [Read more...]

Art C.A.M.P. finds treasure in recyclables

Art C.A.M.P. has been done the impossible – it has turned trash to treasure. Art C.A.M.P., or Core Art Media Productions, is a two-day activity that begins at the start of every school year. This event brings together artists of all classifications at MSU. “This is a great way for artists … [Read more...]