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Finding a musical niche

Claribel Vizcarra, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Des Moines is littered with less mainstream record shops. It is within the walls of these locations that different varieties and some local artists are sold. Some of the stores to find multiple types of records this year are as follows: East Euclid home of the Record Shops Vinyls... Read more »

Music Preview of 2015

Music Preview of 2015

Claribel Vizcarra, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features

While sites like BuzzFeed and Album of The Year claimed 2014 to be the worst year for music, the year 2015 seems to be coming in strong with many indie bands as well as mainstream artists already releasing new albums within the month of January. Some of the albums to be released in the next year are... Read more »

Best places to kick off the Super Bowl

Kelby Arnold, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Football season is slowly coming to an end. Fans of eliminated teams are starting to piece together their pride... Read more »

AS TEMPERATURES DECREASE, INDOOR FUN INCREASES

AS TEMPERATURES DECREASE, INDOOR FUN INCREASES

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Chances are, once the temperature drops to the low teens, most people only trek outside... Read more »

Des Moines experience: Flix Brewhouse offers an all-in-one ultimate night out

Des Moines experience: Flix Brewhouse offers an all-in-one ultimate night out

Dakota Keul, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Flix Brewhouse, a unique Des Moines venue that features a movie theater combined with a restaurant and a microbrewery, recently opened in Merle Hay Mall. When customers... Read more »

American Sniper Review

Matt Doyle, Marketing Editor
January 28, 2015
Filed under Features

Warning [Potential Spoilers] With a title like “American Sniper” viewers might assume this is going to be some Rambo-style action flick where America is just showing how awesome it is. What played out was a movie that showcases pieces of the story of the late Chris Kyle, as played by Bradley... Read more »

Students, faculty prepare for summer adventures

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features

This summer, faculty, alumni and students will have the chance to travel overseas to China or to Brazil and Argentina. The China trip is being hosted by the art department and is being overseen by James Ewald, professor... Read more »

Candidates plan to bring more changes to campus

Candidates plan to bring more changes to campus

Angela Lose, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features

A new semester brings many new classes and events to campus. These changes also include student body presidential elections. The student body president and vice president create a platform... Read more »

Top 10 most anticipated films of 2015

Top 10 most anticipated films of 2015

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features

1. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”... Read more »

My hips lie: a belly dancing experience

My hips lie: a belly dancing experience

Jenny Jones, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features

I print out the Blissful Sunrise Belly Dance information sheet that I downloaded from the web. The class is offered year-round, and I will be taking level one... Read more »

Students team up to package meals for the hungry

Students team up to package meals for the hungry

Kelby Arnold, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features

Empowering people to save the starving is the main mission for Meals from the Heartland, a nonprofit organization that packages and delivers meals to starving individuals... Read more »

Movie Review: Unbroken

Dakota Keul, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Features

Ben Barnes, the well-known English actor, once said, “We live in a youth-obsessed, aesthetically obsessed culture. That is no more evident than in the film industry.” To be fair, one can see why he would think that. Countless movies release each year that focus on pretty girls, young people and new... Read more »