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Moe’s Southwest Grill: 4.5 Stars

Allison Speranza, Staff Writer

March 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

“Welcome to Moe’s!” is the first thing you will hear walking into Moe’s Southwest Grill. Moe’s is not your regular sit-down restaurant. Moe’s is so much better than that. According to Moe’s website, it is a fast-casual...

Gone: 2 Stars

Allexa Wozniak, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Due to its dull plot, by the time you read this, the movie Gone will be gone from the theatres. The movie stars Amanda Seyfried who plays Jill, a girl who was abducted a few years before. She is then feeling her abduction all over...

Baja Fresh: 4 Stars

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

When you enter Baja Fresh in Wayne, New Jersey expect great Mexican food and a friendly atmosphere. It is a great place to bring your friends and family. Baja Fresh is located on Route 23 near many other fast food restaurants...

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold: 4.5 Stars

Stephanie Doot, Staff Writer

March 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

It starts off as a normal day with the Salmon family, when Susie Salmon, who is a normal teenage girl, gets murdered The Lovely Bones takes the story of a teenage girl's murder and shows its readers the hardships that a family...

Footloose: Then and Now

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

March 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Let’s dance! Footloose is a 1984 classic tale. City boy Ren MacCormack comes to a small town where dancing has been banned because of a drunk driving accident. Ren challenges the ban and falls in love with Ariel Moore. The remake o...

House Rules by Jodi Picoult: 4.5 Stars

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

When Jacob Hunt, an 18-year-old who's crazy about forensic science, was three years old, he was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, which is a form of high functioning autism. His father, Henry Hunt, decided that Jacob was too...

On the Border: 4 Stars

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

February 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

The smell of Mexican food in the air and the upbeat sound of Spanish music in your ears is what it is like when you walk into On the Border Restaurant in Paramus, New Jersey across from Garden State Plaza. When you first walk...

Novi Novak – Aura of a Supervillain

Shane Lien, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Novi Novak, lyricist and artist, released his first EP (Extended Play), Aura of a Supervillain, on June 14, 2011. It consists of three songs: “Sleepin’ On Me,” “Supervillain,” and “Web of Lies.”  With greatly varying t...

Outback Steakhouse: 4 Stars

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under Restaurants, Reviews

 Co-founders, Tim Gannon, Bob Basham, and Chris Sullivan once said, “God if we had our own [restaurant], we would do it a little bit different.” Their dream came true as Outback Steakhouse is a chain restaurant that has a su...

West Side Story: Classic

Michael Patullo

January 20, 2012

Filed under Movies

West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, was a hit when it first came out in 1961 and continues to be a hit today.  It won ten Oscar awards, and with an all star cast, including stars such as Natalie Wood...

Neighborhoods (Deluxe Edition) – Blink 182: 4 Stars

Adam Kahn

January 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It is well known that Blink 182 was on what seemed like a permanent break from about 2005 to 2009, for reasons that many still are not 100 percent sure of. However, after Travis Barker’s plane crash, the band decided to put...

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