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There has been an interesting development on campus, as the higher-ups at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock are in the process of hiring a Founding Dean for the new UALR Honors College. The …

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TV Discovery: The West Wing (Shashank Avvaru & Zach Martin)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

The success of the House Of Cards has proved that in the ever-growing nest of worldwide phenomena there is room for everyone, even movies and TV shows in the political genre.
But years before there was …

Fifty Shades Falls Short (1st edit GF)(2nd edit KC)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

It takes many elements to make a movie. If not properly executed, a movie will not be successful either at the box office or in the eye of the audience. The final box office statistics …

I Am the Messenger (1st edit GF)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

“Yes, Dylan was on the brink of stardom when he was nineteen. Dali was well on his way to being a genius, and Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for being the most …

A Martini of the Asian Persuasion (1st Edit GF)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

When an old friend from out of state decides to stop by for a night, it really just makes sense to grab a drink together and catch up. My friend told me to pick the …

College Classics: Revenge of the Nerds (Shashank Avvaru & Zach Martin) (1st edit GF)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

“All our lives we’ve been laughed at and made to feel inferior. And tonight they trashed our house. Why? ‘Cause we’re smart? ‘Cause we look different? Well, we’re not. I’m a nerd and I’m pretty …

Princess Kaguya outruns The Lego Movie (1st edit GF)(2nd KC)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is one of those little seen movies.  It has a 0.7 million gross, and yet, it is a better movie.
A common accusation thrown at the Oscars is that old …

Evolve Delivers Big (GF 1st Edit)(2nd edit TH)(In)
March 13, 2015 – 1:42 pm | No Comment

The screen brightens and your surroundings become clearer. Tall trees and damp underbrush fill the canyon like landscape on which you stand. Rain falls from a very dark and threatening sky. The apparent forest around …

Kingsman – James Bond meets Comic Books
February 19, 2015 – 3:16 pm | Comments Off

You can never go wrong with spy thrillers. Put a charming agent in the midst of a government conspiracy, add in car chases and slick action, and throw in a few supermodels … You have …

College Classics: Accepted (Shashank Avvaru & Zach Martin) (1st edit GF)(In)
February 19, 2015 – 3:16 pm | Comments Off

We, the writers of College Classics, are always looking for movies that portray lives of students accurately with heart and emotion. When we discovered Accepted, an underrated 2006 comedy about a group of college rejects …

Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler (1st edit GF)(2nd edit MR)(In)
February 19, 2015 – 3:15 pm | Comments Off
Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler (1st edit GF)(2nd edit MR)(In)

“People are their most beautiful when they are laughing, crying, dancing, playing, telling the truth, and being chased in a fun way” says Amy Poehler in her book Yes Please, when talking about her life …

Mel and Monty return to comedy (1st edit GF)(2nd edit MR)(In)
February 19, 2015 – 3:15 pm | Comments Off

Louis CK, Jimmy Fallon, Patton Oswalt, Lewis Black all suck when they are compared to Monty Python and Mel Brooks. We truly live in a blessed time because both of these greats have graced us …

Justifying Justified
February 10, 2015 – 2:35 am | Comments Off

Zachary Martin Contributing
“Dear Lord, before we eat this meal we ask forgiveness for our sins, especially Boyd- who blew up a black church with a rocket launcher, and afterwards he shot his associate Jared …

An opening word: Let’s talk money
February 10, 2015 – 2:33 am | Comments Off

I’m thinking of a number between one and twenty, can you guess it? If you said 18, then you were right.  The national debt happens to be the same number, but add trillion to the …