If at first you don’t succeed… order pizza

If at first you don’t succeed… order pizza

Angela Lose, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015
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As one of the classic college meals, pizza has become one of those things students know they can depend on, but the flavor and style of pizza varies depending on the... Read more »

Fugitive Clothing: worldly attire brought to DSM

Fugitive Clothing: worldly attire brought to DSM

Mathew Doyle, Marketing Editor
March 6, 2015
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For men shopping in Des Moines and looking for locally owned retail clothing stores, the options are slim. That is something Zach Holtman, owner of Fugitive Apparel Co., said he... Read more »

How to be: Lifeguard

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015
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TV and movies often portray lifeguards as exceptionally cool people with a heroic capability to save others. While this might be true, Rachel Zaccarelli, lifeguard instructor, said it’s a much more rigorous process than people think, both mentally and physically. Zaccarelli has been a lifeguard... Read more »

Shame to the name of SpongeBob

Jenny Jones, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015
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Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? That’s right; we all know the question, and the answer. Nautical nonsense, let’s start with that. “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” was a disgrace to the 1999 hit television show, and nothing other than plain nonsense. As a child of the ’90s... Read more »

Review: ‘Birdman’ not for the average viewer

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015
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The Oscars give the experts at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences a chance to give their opinion on the best films of the year without regard for popularity and box office numbers. With “Birdman” winning... Read more »

ROUTINES TO REVIVE YOUR RESOLUTIONS

ROUTINES TO REVIVE YOUR RESOLUTIONS

Dani Hubbard and Sarah Price, Staff Writers
February 27, 2015
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If your mantra at the beginning of the year was “new year, new me,” but lately you’ve been falling back into the same old things... Read more »

Gong Fu: your one-stop-shop for tea

Gong Fu: your one-stop-shop for tea

Angela Lose, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
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At 413 East Sixth Street, customers will find a unique teashop called Gong Fu Tea. The minute tea enthusiasts open... Read more »

Winter blues lead to summer concert anticipation

Claribel Vizcarra, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
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Does the winter weather have you down and reminiscing about those summer days when you ran wild and free? If that is your current status, here is a list of concerts to help jumpstart your summer plans. MAY Kenny... Read more »

Review: 50 Shades of Flop

Review: 50 Shades of Flop

Dakota Keul, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
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While creatively speaking, the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” is better than its print counterpart, it is still a worthless, horribly put-together movie. The movie, based on the erotic novels by EL James, hit the... Read more »

Meditation class inspired by professor’s insomnia

Kelby Arnold, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
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The meditation and mindfulness class offers a free vacation away from course chaos. Midterms approach and pressures for deadlines begin to wear on the students, causing stress, sickness and restlessness. However, a 30-minute, midday solution to these problems can be found in the wellness center. Every... Read more »

Fine arts dabbles in Romania

Morgan Stanley, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
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This past weekend the theatre department debuted its performance of “Mad Forrest: A Play From Romania” by Caryl Churchill. Based in 1989, this dramatic play takes audience members through what is happening before, during, and after the People’s Revolution in Romania. “Mad Forrest” offers... Read more »

Review: theater department gets Romanian in “Mad Forest”

Morgan Stanley, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015
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This weekend the theater department is doing the production “Mad Forest: A Play from Romania,” by Caryl Churchill. Based in 1989, this dramatic play takes audience members through what is happening before, during, and after the people’s revolution in Romania. Something interesting the actors... Read more »