Confidence straight from the source

March 5, 2010

Confidence. Every person has a different definition, and every person is on a different level of self acceptance and respect. In a world where society is constantly forcing its people to conform to its standards it is comforting to know that no person is left without an understanding companion that un...

Review: ‘The Book Thief’

Katie Schlimpert

February 4, 2010

It isn't often that there are reviews of books on this website, and I'm pretty sure the time for them has arrived. I just finished reading a book entitled "The Book Thief," and I have never been so pleasantly happy to escape the world of "Twilight" and "Harry Potter." Though I love all of those books an...

About FOBulous Feb.

February 1, 2010

For Katie Schlimpert, February is Fobuary. A staunch Fall Out Boy (FOB) fan, Schlimpert is always bragging about her large collection of the band's merchandise. Having countless clothing items, she has vowed to wear the band's apparel all this month, without wearing a single item more than once. Yo...

Review: ‘Contra’

Katie Schlimpert

January 29, 2010

The new Vampire Weekend album "Contra" is simply delightful. I'd have to say that's the best way to describe it. Refreshing and simply delightful. Each song has intricate beats and sweet sounding lyrics that are nothing short of feel-good. At first listen, I was automatically engulfed in the light...

Review: ‘Youth in Revolt’

Katie Schlimpert

January 22, 2010

As a contrasting opinion to those who believe 'Youth in Revolt' is hilariously witty and comedic, I believe the movie happened to fall more on the side of mildly entertaining with bouts of hilarity. Perhaps it could have been the fact that I walked into the movie theater expecting a side-splitting go...

Freak show at Mid Rivers Mall

September 29, 2009

Alright, so I'm not going to pretend like I'm the epitome of normality and saneness, but take a little time to travel to Mid Rivers Mall at any given time of the day and you're certain to see a circus roaming through the overrated stores in that poor excuse for a shopping center. During my scavenger...

Review: ‘Final Destination’

Katie Schlimpert

September 1, 2009

Final Destination 3D is a three-dimensional thrill ride that leaves nothing to the imagination. What seems to be a cheesy and poorly thought out start to the movie actually turns out to be a shocking massacre that hits audience members square in the face – literally. The action and gore doesn’t s...

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