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Sundial Restaurant provides unique dining experience while sitting atop Atlanta

Sundial Restaurant provides unique dining experience while sitting atop Atlanta

Staff writer, Staffwriter

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Located in the Westin Hotel, the tallest hotel in downtown Atlanta, is the sundial restaurant. This revolving restaurant gives a breathtaking view of a panoramic Atlanta skyline. Every hour the floor will have made a complete 360-degree turn. Fine diners will take scenic glass elevators up 73 stories...

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Gone Girl

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Gone Girl

Sarah Kelley, Staffwriter

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Gone Girl (2014) David Fincher’s latest film adapted from the Gillian Flynn novel Gone Girl opened in box offices this weekend. The film stars Ben Affleck (Argo, Good Will Hunting) as Nick Dunne, who has recently captured the public eye after the suspicious disappearance of his wife Amy Elliot Dunne, pl...

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy

Sarah Kelley, Staffwriter

September 29, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

I never thought I would be so into a Marvel film, and I most certainly never thought I would cry because of a Vin Diesel character. On top of all of this, I definitely never thought I would identify with a trigger happy raccoon. Yet with all of these expectations, I was pleasantly surprised with G...

Poor Leo

Poor Leo

Sai Dokku, Entertainment Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Every year Oscars fans always root for Leonardo DiCaprio to win a a well deserved Oscar. Sadly, the 5 time Academy award nominee came up short again last Sunday after losing the Best Actor award to "Dallas Buyers Club" star Matthew McConaughey. DiCaprio being one of the most marketable and sought after actors in th...

2014 Oscar Predictions

2014 Oscar Predictions

Donna Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

With the Oscars only a day away, and the other awards ceremonies out of the way it all comes down to this. The 86th Annual Academy Awards will air Sunday March 2nd with second time host Ellen DeGeneres. The list of nominees is outstanding so much so that it could be anybody’s game. The list of 9 Best...

Slaving Away For Fashion

Charity Gates, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

It is no secret that most college students desire a coveted internship for the summer or even during the academic year. They attend resume workshops, speak up in class and attend office hours in hopes of winning a stellar recommendation from a professor, and make sure their application is turned in well...

Bieber/Neo Collabo

Donna Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Neo, a new label by Adidas, presents a fresh take on active wear. The label has rejuvenated the Adidas classic style into something with more of an edge, keeping up with forever-changing styles and tastes of the public. The newest campaign comes in the form of collaboration with pop star Justin Bieber....

Far From the Same

Far From the Same

Donna Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Drake’s third studio album Nothing Was the Same is a force to be reckoned with. The album holds its own and is dominating the music charts against some of its counterparts that were released earlier in the summer, including J.Cole’s Born Sinner, Kanye West’s Yeezus, and Jay-Z’s Magna Carta: Holy Gr...

Yasmina Khadra’s “What the Day Owes the Night”

Nayantara Venkataraman, Student Life Editor, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

What the Day Owes the Night, released in 2009, is a novel written by former Algerian army officer Mohammed Moulessehoul, who adopted his wife’s name,Yasmina Khadra, as a pseudonym in order to avoid military censorship. Originally written in French, the book was translated into English by Frank Wynne,...

Music Midtown 2013

Kelsie Smith, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

About two weeks ago, one of the most anticipated concerts of the season took place at Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival. On Friday and Saturday night, some world renowned artists including Journey, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more rocked the stage. Both days...

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