Category: Entertainment

Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

  The young adult novel, “Skin and Bones,” by Shelly Shahan was written to bring awareness of increasingly common teenage eating disorders. The story takes place in Los Angeles, California at a hospital eating disorder unit (EDU). It exhibits a coming of age journey through its characters by using the setting Shahan has created for them. The main characters are […]

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From left to right there is the large Thai boba tea, spicy kimchi beef ramen and octopus skewers that I had for lunch. Photo by Christy Ma

Review: Fyr & Ice brings spice to Coral Springs

As one of the only places in Broward County that sells authentic Hong Kong egg waffles, Fyr & Ice exceeded my expectations and gave me a night to remember through savory and delicious ramen followed by sweet boba tea and crisp egg waffles. When I walked into Fyr & Ice, which is situated on West Sample Road, I was immediately […]

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New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

“IT” is the new horror film taking box offices by storm, and it has quickly become the highest grossing horror film of all time on a domestic basis, not accounting for inflation. On Sept. 8, its first weekend in theaters, it made over $123 million.  Based on Stephen King’s original novel of the same name, the story and its main […]

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Two jasmine milk teas with boba in lightbulb bottles give a creative look to the desserts at Taiwan Ice. Photo by Christy Ma

Review: Taiwan Ice pops in Coral Springs with boba tea

  Teens in South Florida are discovering East Asian desserts like shaved ice and boba tea, and a restaurant named Taiwan Ice opened over the summer in Coral Springs on North University Drive specializing in these delicacies. When I first entered the store, I was surprised by the trendy and minimalistic interior design and Korean pop music playing. The clean […]

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G-Dragon opens his Miami concert on July 25th with a "BigBang." Photo by Alex Han.

Growing popularity of K-pop in the West

In recent years, Korean pop music, or K-pop, has come to the attention of many in the West. What used to be a genre for a niche audience has now become an international trend, garnering millions of online fans from the United States to Qatar. Recently, the boy group BTS, or Beyond the Scene and formerly known as Bulletproof Boy […]

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Shark Tank reinvigorates entrepreneurship in America

Shark Tank reinvigorates entrepreneurship in America

“Shark Tank” is a popular reality TV show on ABC since 2009 and the reality is that entrepreneurs go in front of five experienced entrepreneurs and make a pitch, hoping to attract dollars and guidance from one or more of the so-called “sharks.” During each episode, guests pitch their products and they are critiqued by the sharks. It offers a […]

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Review: Who really is Reddington?

Review: Who really is Reddington?

  “Blacklist” is a highly rated series based around the main character Elizabeth Keen. Keen is a FBI profiler who, on her first day of the job, is overwhelmed with surprises. She meets a man named Raymond Reddington who will change her life forever and will take her on dangerous missions. Keen is forced to work with Reddington, a man escaping […]

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Review: Dexter finds justice in unique ways

Review: Dexter finds justice in unique ways

Dexter is a breathtaking show that focuses on the life of a psychopath who works for the Miami Police Department. He examines blood splatters and determines how and from what angle someone was killed during the day. By night, he is a serial killer who targets uncaught criminals. The show focuses on Dexter’s journey to get through his differences and […]

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Review: the life of a mole woman

Review: the life of a mole woman

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a comedic show based around the insane life of Kimmy Schmidt. She was kept underground with a few other women and they were put there by a psychotic man who told them that the world had ended and they were the last humans alive due to their faith in god. She leaves the cult and enters […]

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Review: The Space Between Us

Review: The Space Between Us

The new sci-fi romance film “The Space Between Us” was released on Feb. 3 with $3.9 million in the box office. Directed Peter Chelsom, It has a rating of 6.2/10 on IMDb and a 17 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “The Space Between Us” is about a boy named Gardner Elliot (Asa Butterfield) and his adventure with a girl named Tulsa […]

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