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What’s trending?

What’s trending?

November 27, 2013

Winter drinks to spice up your holidays

Bridget Dowd and Nikara Morgan

November 27, 2013

The Apple Leaf staff looked for the best holiday drinks in the valley that we recommend trying out this holiday season and rated them on a scale of 1 to 5. Caramel Apple Spice from Starbucks – 4/5 This delicious holiday beve...

Ender’s Game movie review: 2.5/5 leaves

Tess Fox, Photo Editor

November 6, 2013

Ender’s Game, a movie I thought was sure to thrill, kept me leaning back in my seat, finding a mediocre watered-down sci-fi movie. As a huge fan of the “Ender-verse,” hearing this movie was going to be made was so exciting....

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Weirdest TV shows

November 6, 2013

Captain Phillips movie review: 5/5 leaves

Eduardo Ramos, People Editor

November 6, 2013

Those pirates were at it again! This time, though, they were faced with the brave Captain Phillips. This movie begins from the moment the captain boards the boat. Then we see the pirate skiffs approaching the ship which Captain ...

Carrie movie review: 3/5 leaves

Emily Cieslak, News Editor

November 6, 2013

It wasn’t deliciously scary. It wasn’t hysterically gory. It had an important message. It was Carrie. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, this R-rated thriller is a remake of the original 1976 film adapted ...

The Fifth Estate movie review: 3/5 leaves

Kiana Wilson, Copy Editor

November 6, 2013

Calling all Sherlock fans, prepare to be let down by The Fifth Estate. Starring our beloved Benedict Cumberbatch, the main catch to the film, the movie also featured computer hackers, political corruption, current affairs, and Davi...

Bookmarks: album review 2/5 pumpkins

Nikara Morgan, Business Manager

October 9, 2013

Five for Fighting’s new album titled Bookmarks is a step backward from the positive direction their last album Slice was going. Released on Sept. 17, the album is described as “contemporary adult pop, inspired by cultural...

What’s hot, what’s not: October

Katherine Robinson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2013

Sports Editor Katherine Robinson complies a list of all things trending this month. 1. Grand Theft Auto 5 Grand Theft Auto 5 is the newest video game to hit the shelves. Attracting popularity among gamers around the globe, th...

The Electric Lady: album review 3/5 pumpkins

Tess Fox, Photo Editor

October 9, 2013

Janelle Monae has never failed to be a source of great dancing or party music. The Electric Lady, her second album, is a solid mix of several different genres: R&B, pop, jazz, funk, electronic and soul. Monae manages to keep...