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Summer Movie Preview

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Jake Delaurier, staff writer As the school year comes to a close, students have a lot to look forward to during their break from school such as this year’s slate of summer movies. Summer time is always packed with blockbusters to see, and this year is no exception. The superhero genre has easily become one […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Local News,Movies,News | Read More »

Review: Brunch at The Pigeon Hole

Photography by MaKayla Grapperhaus

MaKayla Grapperhaus, staff writer Located on The Corner, The Pigeon Hole is just a short walk from University of Virginia (U.Va). Under the shelter of a large oak tree, the bright blue house with its wooden porch is the perfect spot for Sunday brunch. The Pigeon Hole gives customers the option of dining inside or […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

The Chainsmokers at the John Paul Jones Arena

Photography by Marlie Soderquist

Marlie Soderquist, staff writer On the March 18, 2017, the Chainsmokers, DJ and producer duo Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, performed at the John Paul Jones arena alongside Kiiara, Emily Warren, and Illesium. The duo became a sensation after their 2014 song “#Selfie” which was popular in multiple countries. They are more known for the […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,From the Forum,Local News,Music,News | Read More »

Body Count: Bloodlust Review: No Bodies Left Behind

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Joe Fowler, online editor Twenty-five years have passed since heavy metal band Body Count released their controversial, self-titled debut album. The band made headlines with lyrical content that drew the ire of law-enforcement agencies, the National Rifle Association, and former-President George H.W. Bush and his second-in-command Dan Quayle. Over two decades and several albums later, […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Music,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Dance Club Showcase

Photography Courtesy of Michael Golez

Skye Scott, assistant editor On April 27, 2017, the wings of the Dickinson theatre main stage buzzed with excitement as dance club members anxiously waited for their cue. These seven Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) students were about to participate in the first dance club showcase. Backstage, costumes and makeup covered the counters of the […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Campus News,Collegiate News,Events,From the Forum,News | Read More »

Review: Poke Sushi Bowl

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Tucker Noelke, staff writer New to the already diverse series of unique restaurants on the UVA Corner, located on 14th Street NW, is Poke Sushi Bowl.  Its healthy and trendy menu make it a popular choice among the college community. I walked in to find a line of students patiently waiting. Grace Deal, who attends […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

SGA Holds Second Annual Talent Show

Image courtesy of PVCC SGA

Olivia Stevens, staff writer On April 14, 2017 at Piedmont Community College (PVCC), the Student Government Association (SGA) will be having their second annual talent show. The talent show will showcase students showing a variety of different talents from PVCC. Students will be competing against each other for a grand prize of $250. Second place […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Campus News,Events,From the Forum,News | Read More »

Stevie Nicks Comes to Town

Photography by Marlie Soderquist

Marlie Soderquist, staff writer Famous for her years in Fleetwood Mac and break-out hits such as “Landslide” and “Edge of Seventeen”, Stevie Nicks brought a bit of rock ‘n’ roll to Charlottesville on March 26. Nicks started performing in the 1960’s, beginning her career in Buckingham Nicks, a rock duo made up of herself and […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,From the Forum,Local News,Music,News | Read More »

Southern Cuisine at the Whiskey Jar

Photography by Olivia Stevens

Olivia Stevens, staff writer On the downtown mall, right across from Main Street Arena ice skating rink, glowing mason jars light up a corner sign that reads The Whiskey Jar. When you walk into the softly lit restaurant, the dark red walls contribute to the atmosphere. On the walls are vintage animal artwork, even a […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Zinburger, Where UVA Comes to Play

Photography by Marlie Soderquist

Marlie Soderquist, staff writer Located in the Barracks Road shopping center, Zinburger Wine and Burger Bar stands out from the run of the mill store fronts with its large glass windows and backyard-feel patio seating. Walking into Zinburger, customers are hit with the crispness of white napkins on polished wooden tables with white chairs, mirror-lined […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

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