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Spoiler alert: The X factor

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The Wichitan

September 20, 2011

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 totally different from ...

the feed

the feed

Orlando Flores Jr.

September 20, 2011

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 their 2...

Emmys honor ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Mad Men’

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The Wichitan

September 20, 2011

 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 on network TV —...

Lil Wayne wows in Dallas

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Tolu Agunbiade

September 13, 2011

“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 new album ‘The Carter IV,’ wh...

Glitter makes everything better

Glitter makes everything better

Rachel Bingham

September 13, 2011

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...

A-listers hit the big screen this fall

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The Wichitan

September 7, 2011

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 rema...

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

Art displayed in the Fain Fine Arts Center at MSU. Photo by Anastasia Reed

Anastasia Reed

September 7, 2011

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 right out of high school to grow a...

Makeup that isn’t worth the money

Makeup that isn't worth the money

Rachel Bingham

September 7, 2011

Makeup can be quite expensive.  While I am an advocate for high-end makeup being worth the money and much better in quality than cheap stuff, some of it should just be sold in drug stores, rather than department stores. Why spend a good chunk of change on a product that you could buy for twenty bucks...

2011 MTV’S VMA Awards highlights

Justin Bieber wins Best Male Video at the 2011 VMA's. (Photo Courtesy)

Anastasia Reed

September 1, 2011

MTV rolled out the black carpet for the 28th annual Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles last Sunday. As usual, the event brought out Hollywood’s hottest celebrities and their eye-popping fashions. Although MTV chose to opt out on a host this year, there were plenty of A-listers...

New crazy hair craze: feather hair extensions

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Anastasia Reed

September 1, 2011

There's a new hair trend that has women and men flocking to their local hair salons – feather extensions The extensions are the latest fad to conquer the hair fashion industry, as well as the MSU campus. So who brought this 70s trend back into the limelight? Rocker and American Idol judge Steven Tyler. Maurine Grant, the manager of local hair salon Tangles, said...

Repairing Summer Damaged Hair

Repairing Summer Damaged Hair

Rachel Bingham

September 1, 2011

After a summer full of sandy beaches, chlorine-filled pools and harmful sun rays, your entire body is tired - including your hair.  Now that classes are back in session and summer is coming to a close (let’s hope so, anyway), your hair is probably in need of some major TLC. The first step to repairing...

The Feed

The Feed

Orlando Flores Jr.

September 1, 2011

Blood Orange   Coastal Grooves Under a new moniker, Dev Hynes sings of the darker side of love and lust backed by a minimalist approach to production and song structure. The Verdict:  68%   Stoney LaRue   Velvet The red dirt legend takes a more folksy approach to his latest eff...

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