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The Hunger Games: Book or Movie?

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

April 22, 2012

Suzanne Collins’s book, The Hunger Games, has become an extremely popular reading choice among teenagers. So, it is no surprise that it has been turned into a hit movie that came out on March 23, 2012. Personally, I think the...

Warrior: 4 Stars

Mahin Chowdhury, Staff Writer

April 17, 2012

The fighting-drama genre has showcased some powerful movies in recent years. The Wrestler and The Fighter have earned multiple award nominations and wins. Directed by Gavin O’Connor, Warrior continues in this vein as two brothe...

The Vow : 4 Stars

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

Since its release in February, women all across the country have been visiting their local movie theaters to see the new romance movie, The Vow. Paige, played by Rachel McAdams, and Leo, played by Channing Tatum, star in this ...

Chronicle: 4 Stars

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

April 5, 2012

Chronicle is a movie that follows the development of three high school students who are bonded together, despite the differences in their social statuses, by their discovery of telekinetic powers. Dane DeHaan plays the role of ...

Grand Lux Cafe: 4.5 Stars

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

March 29, 2012

Once you pull open those giant brown doors, your nostrils are embraced by delicious aromas. Whether you prefer Asian or American, breakfast or dinner, the Grand Lux Café in Paramus, New Jersey is a great choice for any occasion. Located...

The Hunger Games: 4.5 Stars

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a book written for teens about survival and romance. The tale is set in a fictional North America in a future time when there are 13 districts under rule of “the Capitol.” These di...

Olive Garden: 4.5 Stars

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

March 23, 2012

If you want fast, efficient service and friendly restaurant staff then visit Olive Garden, an Italian themed restaurant. Olive Garden is a great family restaurant. As soon as you walk in, you are treated well. If the wait for...

Hawthorne’s Best Pizza: 3.5 Stars

Brittaney Marsico, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

Hawthorne’s Best Pizza is located on 191 Diamond Bridge Avenue near the Cuban Flavor Cafe and across the street from Bagel Express.  I give this pizzeria 3 ½ stars for the good taste of the pizza, calzones, and subs. The...

John’s Pizzeria in NYC: 4 Stars

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

March 11, 2012

Once you step into John's Pizzeria in Manhattan, you know you're surrounded by good people and good food. When you walk in, you are greeted by a very friendly waiter who seats you and takes your drink order. Look to your left...

Hot Grill: 5 Stars

Johnny Fisher, Staff Writer

March 8, 2012

Hot Grill is located on 669 Lexington Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. My family and I have been going there since I was a little kid and we love it. It is a place where they serve typical burgers, hot dogs, fries, and many other t...

Moe’s Southwest Grill: 4.5 Stars

Allison Speranza, Staff Writer

March 8, 2012

“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

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...

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