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“The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug” Review

Lynne Diaz, photographer

December 15, 2013


Filed under Raider Reviews

For director Peter Jackson, releasing a film with a such a big fanbase wouldn't be a first. From the author J.R.R Tolkien, "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug" was released Dec. 13 to many awaiting fans. Any book-based film always has the pressures to exeed to the original stories and pay as much respect...

“Catching Fire” movie review

Anahi Castro

December 1, 2013


Filed under Movies, Raider Reviews

“Catching Fire” is the second installment of the Hunger Games trilogy. In the first movie, “The Hunger Games,” the post-apocalyptic North America is transformed into Panem accounting with 12 districts. The districts are divided by their specialty like agriculture and coal miners. As punishment...

ARTPOP review

Abraham Deleon

November 26, 2013


Filed under Music

Review: Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP After selling three successful albums, releasing 13 platinum singles over five years, and going on a three worldwide tours for each album, Lady Gaga returns with her next musical installment to the world. ARTPOP is Lady Gaga’s fourth album, and has taken fans and pop cu...

Cookies ‘n crean ice cream pops recipe

Elise Coleman

May 23, 2013


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You will need: Popsicle sticks Small paper cups Oreo cookies Cookies n’ cream ice cream Small bowl Steps: Crush a couple of cookies in the bowl until they are crumbs Fill small cups with ice cream;  leave about 2-3 cm for cookie crumbs Sprinkle crumbs on top of ice cream (add pr...

Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Maleny Martinez

May 4, 2013


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               The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is a coming-of-age bestseller book of 2012. Although the book has recently become well know, it was released in 1999.                 If you enjoy drama, The Perks of Being a Wallflower will be a book yo...

Tegan and Sara concert review

Tegan and Sara concert review

December 13, 2012


Filed under Music, Photos, Raider Reviews

      Tegan and Sara, a twin duo Indie band, performed live at the AT&T Performing Art Center in downtown Dallas on Oct. 11. They performed their new songs on the upcoming album, Heartthrob, which comes out in January 2013. The new songs were Not Your Hero, I Was A Fool, Messed Up and their new single Closer...