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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Jessica White, Team/In-depth report editor
January 23, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

A few weeks ago I saw the movie Wolf of Wall Street. I went in there expecting it would be a good movie. It was a good movie, but I was not prepared for what I was seeing. There was a lot of sex and drugs involved. It was a movie I would never picture myself seeing. I watched it because it had actors...

The taste of happiness

The taste of happiness

Hailee Ray, Feature Editor
December 20, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants

Fat Sandwich is located on the campus of University of Illinois in Champaign. Their name fits the food wonderfully and the restaurant itself is a funny but enjoyable atmosphere. All the employees are friendly and happy to wait on a customer every time they walk in the door. “You should either be really, real...

Fast and Furious 6

Fast and Furious 6

Sydney Smith, Art Director
December 19, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Uncategorized

This past weekend I watched the movie Fast and Furious 6. This movie is based on the reuniting of a family that was once lost in the previous movies. After Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) started his new life with his wife Mia (Jordana Brewster) with their child, Brian and Dom (Vin Diesel) agreed to le...

Glitter by Babygirl Daniels

Glitter by Babygirl Daniels

Carly Goodman, Entertainment
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books

When her world is completely flipped upside down, Asia has to find out for herself how to overcome her fears and live without a mother, who died while giving birth and recently not having her father, who died tragically. Asia has no other choice but to live with her only family member left, her aunt...

First Wok

First Wok

Ellie Landrus and Kayla Mathias
December 18, 2013
Filed under Restaurants

In Decatur, you can get Chinese cuisine at a lot of places, but one restaurant is a notch above the rest. We’ve dined at quite a few, but First Wok is better than the rest. Dine in or carry out they’re still the best.  The food is delicious and the restaurant is always clean.  The staff is alw...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Movie Review

Tristan Helm, Feature Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Movies

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug is one of the best movies out this year. This sequel to a prequel was a big hit this weekend, racking up $73 million and taking number one on the box office charts. This movie is a great follow up from where the last one left off. Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman)...

Before I Fall

Before I Fall

Shanya Parry, Photographer
December 17, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books

What if you only had one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life? Before I Fall tells the story of a girl and her three best friends walking through high school as if it were a kingdom and they were queens who have it all.  The day when you...

Mixing up the turkey

Mixing up the turkey

Katie Petrowsky, Op-Ed Editor
December 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Eating turkey on Thanksgiving is a given for most families nowadays. But why was it made into a holiday tradition? It goes back all the way to the pilgrims. It was the only thing native to the New World when the pilgrims came. The Indians' brought the traditional Thanksgiving foods to the pilgrims for...

Thanksgiving treat

Thanksgiving treat

Hailee Ray, Feature Editor
December 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The fall season is coming to an end, as winter is nearing. With Thanksgiving just around the corner there are many new recipes being discovered and used every year. If you and your family are looking for a new snack or even a dessert to try out, and you like pumpkin, here is one to try! It's called pumpkin...

A Thanksgiving get together

A Thanksgiving get together

Carly Goodman
December 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Thanksgiving is a very special holiday. A time when families get together and give thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It's already that time for full bellies and lots of fun!  We all know when Thanksgiving day comes, there will be tons of food, family, friends,...

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