The Clarion

  • Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act.

  • At Least 24 Memphis Police Officers Hurt In Protests After Deadly Shooting.

  • Photo shows oil tanker on fire off the coast of Iran after apparent attacks.

Olympus Has Fallen: 5 Stars

William J. Brown

May 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Realistic scenarios, guns blazing, important people in distress, a one-man army, and Morgan Freeman—what’s not to love? Antoine Fuqua’s latest movie, Olympus Has Fallen (2013), hit theatres on March 22 and attracted hug...

Five Stars for “42”: True Story of an American Legend

Brian Sommer, Staff Writer

May 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

42, written and directed by Brian Helgeland, is a sports drama about Jack Roosevelt Robinson, commonly known as Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier by becoming the first African American to play in Major League...

Artist Review: Machine Gun Kelly

Sihana Meta, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

Filed under Music, Reviews

Many people heard of Machine Gun Kelly (aka MGK--whose real name is Richard Colson Baker), when his hit song “Wild Boy” was released. Although “Wild Boy”was a hit with fans, many people don’t actually know what the res...

Five Stars for Thirteen Reasons Why

Sarah Kearsley

April 29, 2013

Filed under Books, Reviews

After receiving a package in the mail, consisting of 13 tapes and a map of the town, Clay Jensen became very confused. When he popped the first tape into his father’s cassette player and began listening, he realized that he...

The Fault in Our Stars: No Fault in its Five Stars

Bridget Grenier

April 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

John Green, author of the young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars, has filled this work with a magnificent plot and amazing characters, evoking surges of emotions throughout all of its readers, proving there is no fault in thi...

Bioshock Infinite Review

Tyler Miller

April 19, 2013

Filed under Reviews

Gamers can celebrate! Another game is released into the Bioshock series by 2K Games- Bioshock Infinite. Bioshock Infinite doesn't relate to the first two games in the series; this Bioshock is still a game fans of the series...

Admission Movie Review

Hector Castillo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

The movie Admission, which stars Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, was released on March 22, 2013. This movie follows the life of Portia Nathan, played by Tina Fey, who is an admissions officer at the prestigious Princeton University. Portia Nathan...

LOL Movie Review

Sihana Meta, Staff Writer

April 16, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Many people have never heard of the movie LOL because, in 2012, it was released in only eight states. However, more people should, because it is an excellent movie and many teenage viewers can relate to it in some way. Miley C...

Rihanna Feeling a Little Unapologetic

Michelle Pasquale, Staff Writer

April 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Rihanna is at it again with her new album Unapologetic that was released in November of 2013.  It is recently becoming popular on the radio and rapidly filling the iPods of modern teenagers.  Her album mirrors the hardships she ha...

Oogy: A Heartwarming 5 Stars

Brittaney Marsico

March 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

Being an active reader and an animal lover, I really enjoyed this heartwarming, true story by Larry Levin about a dog who is happy to be with the loving family who adopted him as their own. Oogy, who is thought to be a pit-bull,...

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