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“Fast Five” lags, but packs a punch in the end

“Fast Five” lags, but packs a punch in the end

By Wesley Emblidge

May 17, 2011

“This just went from mission impossible to mission in-freakin’-sanity.” That line, from “The Fast and the Furious” sums up the franchise as a whole: dumb, cheesy “car porn” movies that have no real heart or characters, but do contain entertaining action to make the films somewhat watcha...

So you think you’re a ‘90s child?

So you think you’re a ‘90s child?

April 5, 2011

You may have been born in the 90s, but how much of the decade do you actually remember?  Take this quiz to find out. 1. On December 14, 1996, a Wal-Mart employee was trampled and was killed by customers as they fought to grab what popular toy? A. Furbies B. Polly Pocket C. Cabbage Patch Kids D....

Police Blotter: April 2011

Police Blotter: April 2011

April 5, 2011

The following are pulled from official MVPD reports: A resident of Lovell Avenue came home at 7:45 p.m. to find an animal on her staircase. The woman called police and said she was afraid to go past it in case it was injured, and asked police to assist. An officer arrived and determined that it was not ...

A new galaxy of gaming

A new galaxy of gaming

April 4, 2011

Hyper-realistic graphics plaster the sides of the EVE Online website, drawing the eye of online video game addicts looking for their next fix. From the small, intricately detailed spaceships that look like they could crash land into the Tam arches to massive nebular clouds straight from the H...

Tam News Spring Playlist

Tam News Spring Playlist

April 4, 2011

“In For The Kill (Skrillex Remix)” - La Roux f. Skrillex - Need a song to make your friends of both sexes sing along at the top of their lungs? This remix of a La Roux classic combines the passion of Ellie Goulding with the polarizing (see January issue), grimy whomps of Skrillex. “I’m not Your Lemonade” - M...

Whatchu know about Epic Meal Time?

Whatchu know about Epic Meal Time?

April 4, 2011

When most people feel the sensation of hunger brewing deep inside their stomachs, people’s minds drift to thoughts of burgers, pizzas, sandwiches or any other typical lunchtime selections. Read More »...

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

April 4, 2011

As an 18-year-old male, I should be the type of person who would enjoy a movie about prostitutes battling it out with samurais, Nazi zombies, orcs, and robots. Sounds like every teenage boy’s most epic fantasy, right? That’s what I thought when I first saw the trailer for Zach Snyder’s “Sucker Pu...

Horizon of Blue

Horizon of Blue

By Mayana Bonapart

March 24, 2011

To live as the ocean means to live ferociously. To be the ocean aggressive, playful character is a necessity Yet at the same time grace, beauty and poise are also essential. The trick to being the perfect ocean wave is to have enormous strength and youthful agility but at the same time maintain a ph...

Which teacher are you most like?

Which teacher are you most like?

March 10, 2011

What teacher are you? Take this quiz to find out. Read More »...

Chemistry redeems lacking plot in “The Adjustment Bureau”

Chemistry redeems lacking plot in “The Adjustment Bureau”

By Wesley Emblidge

March 10, 2011

When I first heard about “The Adjustment Bureau,” it sounded fantastic. Matt Damon and Emily Blunt work off a script by George Nolfi (writer of “The Bourne Ultimatum” and “Ocean’s Twelve”), set in a world where every aspect of everyones  lives are controlled by a team of men, called The Adj...

Some janky slang definitions for ya’ll uncultured peeps

Some janky slang definitions for ya’ll uncultured peeps

March 10, 2011

It must be tough to be the parent of a teenager nowadays. When kids don’t have their faces pressed up against an illuminated screen and instead actually take the time to talk to their parents, it seems like they’re speaking  in a whole new language. It’s the language of school hallways and ha...

What’s good in the Cosmos: January-February 2011

February 14, 2011

This isn’t the same ol’ astrology column you flip to in the back of Vogue. Nah. We’re talking about your place in the universe! That’s right, you heard me: your role in the cosmos,  the patty in your big-mac experience, or maybe the tune in your rap.   Read More »...