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The hidden treasures of the 1015 grill (4 out of 5 Stars) 0

The hidden treasures of the 1015 grill (4 out of 5 Stars)

By Briley Garrett –  Right off the Stephenville town square, on the corner of College and Belknap, lies a hidden treasure: the recently opened 1015 Grill, specializing in seafood. A few steps into the...

Tarleton’s residence halls stir mixed emotions among residents 0

Tarleton’s residence halls stir mixed emotions among residents

More than halfway through Fall 2012, Tarleton students living on campus are learning to live in crowded quarters. While many complain about overcrowded rooms, others are trying to make the best of the situation.

Desiree Strange, a freshman Ferguson Hall resident, is not so happy with the living conditions. “[There are] too many people in this tiny little itty-bitty room, and there is really not much space to do anything in here,” Strange said. “Ridiculous.”

Her room, measures 16 feet by 10 feet, just barely enough, she says, for one person, but not two.

Review of David’s Seafood: rustic, Italian charm meets seafood savvy 0

Review of David’s Seafood: rustic, Italian charm meets seafood savvy

Upon entering this rustic, cabin- themed restaurant, I was greeted by a very cheerful host.  I waited all of about 20 seconds before I was seated in a glossy wooden booth (which was great for decoration, but horrid for comfort). As I glanced around the room I noticed mounted deer heads, fish and a rather large stuffed bear. The dimmed lights and glow of the fire gave the illusion of being on vacation in the Colorado mountains, almost making me forget where I was.

Totally not typical tempestuous teen tale (4 out of 5 Stars) 0

Totally not typical tempestuous teen tale (4 out of 5 Stars)

During a time of year when theaters are filled with horror movie remakes and sequels, Stephen Chobsky’s “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a breath of fresh air.

“Wallflower” is a heartwarming, relatable story about Charlie (played by Logan Lerman), a shy high school freshman. The story starts on Charlie’s first day of school during which the only friend he makes is his English teacher, Mr. Anderson (Paul Rudd). Later on, at a football game, Charlie meets senior stepsiblings Patrick (Ezra Miller) and Sam (Emma Watson) and Charlie instantly develops a crush on Sam.

Taken twice?: a movie review of Taken 2 (4 out of 5 Stars) 0

Taken twice?: a movie review of Taken 2 (4 out of 5 Stars)

For all you action or adrenaline junkies, here you go: Liam Neeson is back at it again in Taken 2, his new movie. This time, however, the stakes are set slightly higher and the tables are turned. The Albanian gang returns, and this time, they’re out for one thing: revenge.

Let’s Eat restaurant review (4 out of 5 Stars) 1

Let’s Eat restaurant review (4 out of 5 Stars)

You probably have driven past it and never given it a second glance; it’s just a small white building along Highway 377. But inside that non-descript small, white building sits a hidden Bluff Dale gemstone called Let’s Eat, owned by Curren Dodds, a classically-trained French chef.

A Very Merry Perri Christmas (5 out of 5 Stars) 0

A Very Merry Perri Christmas (5 out of 5 Stars)

Before Halloween could even say, “BOO!” Christina Perri had already gotten into the Christmas spirit with the release of her new EP, “A Very Merry Perri Christmas”. The romantic singer/songwriter created a holiday album with one original song and five renditions from artists such as The Carpenters, John Lennon and Bach.