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Inspector Gadget finds self closer to class in the end

Inspector Gadget finds self closer to class in the end

By Sonia Shekar

June 3, 2013

Many people who know I have a twin brother also know that he and I are very close. We are similar in many ways, have mutual friends and will be going voluntarily to the same school together for the next four years. Although we’ve never hated one another, we’ve certainly not always been this close....

Local band prepares for upcoming performances

Local band prepares for upcoming performances

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

The average college student can expect to make new friends, expand his knowledge, and acquire new interests during his 4-year journey. Few decide to start their own band. Three University of Maryland students, Zach Field, Gabe Bustos and Anthony Ajluni, and one Towson student, Sam Balcom, formed the band H...

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer

December 21, 2012

The holiday season is starting up, and it’s once again the time of the year to make those infamous resolutions to start eating healthy. Although this resolution is always a struggle, this year might be just a little bit easier —maybe even enjoyable. Chop’t Creative Salad Company has arrived i...

Muse’s ‘The 2nd Law’ experiments with eclectic mix

Muse’s ‘The 2nd Law’ experiments with eclectic mix

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

When describing Muse’s new album, lead vocalist Matthew Bellamy tweeted that it would be "Christian gangsta rap jazz odyssey, some ambient rebellious dubstep and face melting metal flamenco cowboy psychedelia." His description, although a joke, provides a strikingly accurate testament to the array of mu...

‘Avengers’ delivers action-packed entertainment

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

Combine a comic book fanatic’s greatest fantasy with an all-star cast and expert execution, and you get The Avengers. This action-packed film pulls the fantastic pop-art world of comic books out of the page and flawlessly brings it to life on the big screen. Wasting none of its two hours and 22 minutes...

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