What’s really happening with ‘The Interview’?

By on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 12:18 pm.

So, something not that chill happened last night… The Interview, Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new film about assassinating supreme leader Kim Jong-un of North Korea, was set for release on Christmas Day, but following threats for 9/11-level terrorist attacks, large theater chains announced that they would no longer be showing the movie. Sony pictures […]

What is Miley wearing now? Meet the brains behind her style evolution

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 1:41 pm.

Simone Harouche is probably a name you’ve never heard — but whether you’re aware of it or not, you are probably very familiar with her work. Harouche is a celebrity stylist who has had clients by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Richie and Miley Cyrus. Remember Miley’s vevo-record breaking, coming-of-age debut Wrecking Ball? Harouche came up […]

What’s your favorite part? Christmas movies and their best clips

By on Monday, Dec. 15 at 12:06 am.

Everyone has their favorite Christmas movie, a film that brings back memories of watching it every year on Christmas Eve, no matter how many times they’ve seen it. These meaningful characters return to our lives once every year reminding us of the bond we have shared with them for so long. With just ten more days […]

A college student’s budget-friendly holiday gift guide

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 3:34 pm.

A College Budget Friendly Holiday Gift Guide  Remember when creating your christmas list was nothing short of a fine piece of art? Truly, a labor of love that required days of research, countless hours of preparation, brainstorming, proof reading, editing and finalizing before you turned it into mom, dad or Santa Claus. On that list […]

Here are several of your favorite Christmas TV sketches, all in one place

By on Friday, Dec. 12 at 1:20 pm.

Fall term has come to a close, and it is finally the time to immerse yourself in winter break and all its glory. From binging on your favorite Christmas movies, to making endless holiday playlists on Spotify, Buddy the Elf’s got nothing on you. You’re feeling festive. Remember those old Christmas skits on TV that you used to watch? […]

Check out these upcoming concerts: Portland’s 94.7 December to Remember 2014

By on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11:45 pm.

Music lovers, this holiday break will be a good one to spend in Portland. 94.7 KNRK, an alternative music radio station, is hosting their annual concert series aptly titled “December to Remember.” The favored alternative and indie music radio station in Portland prides itself on playing an eclectic mix of popular alternative music from the […]

Ten last-minute holiday baking ideas for your next party (that are actually easy)

By on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 pm.

Holiday parties give everyone an excuse to dress up, exchange gifts and most importantly, eat and drink ’til their stomachs are nearly doubled in size. Those brave enough to host a party at the busiest time of year take a lot into their hands, and will appreciate any extra food the guests bring — especially homemade desserts. But we […]

Recap: The 2014 Game Awards boast a genuine spirit and love for the industry

By on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 2:39 am.

Last night was the inaugural presentation of The Game Awards, a new awards show coming from Geoff Keighley (the gaming industry’s Ryan Seacrest or Chris Hardwick equivalent, a sort of host-for-hire) and a team of backers that includes industry leaders from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, EA, Activision and others. It’s a spinoff from Spike TV’s VGAs, […]

Book Review: ‘Darkmouth Strikes Again’ is a precise look into the world of depression

By on Friday, Dec. 12 at 6:01 pm.

The thinly cardboard-covered, pocket-sized lyric essay collection “Darkmouth Strikes Again” by Jay Ponteri centers its interest on multiple related, yet varying themes in its brief 31 pages. Themes of sorrow, shame, uncertainty, self-loathing, longing and suicide all lie waiting to be experienced in the unassuming, petite book. Due to its being a non-fiction, the references made regarding […]

7 TV Christmas movies you’re too guilty to admit you watched this season

By on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 3:13 am.

Christmas sweaters are down right ugly. So ugly that we can’t figure out why we love to wear them every year, hell – we even throw or attend a party in their honor each holiday season. It’s the same deal with TV Christmas movies: they air on those all-year-round-cheesy channels, making us cringe — but […]

Review: Ariel Pink’s ‘Pom Pom’ is comedy rock of the weirdest order

By on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 5:07 pm.

Ariel Pink is arguably the weirdest musician in the pop industry right now, and as such, he’s pretty much critic-proof. His latest album Pom Pom contains a five-minute ballad about being a frog and still managed to get an 8.8 from Pitchfork. But it’s not because he’s making high art. It’s because it’s plainly obvious […]

15 places your student ID can save you cash

By on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 11:07 pm.

“Broke college student” has undoubtedly become a resonating token phrase in describing the average collegiate. As students, we may struggle financially while facing lingering shopping desires, food cravings or what we presumptuously label as basic human needs (i.e. getting a wax or an oil change). Your piggy bank has likely starved to death a long […]

Album Review: She & Him’s “Classics” warms our hearts for the holiday season

By on Monday, Dec. 8 at 2:38 am.

It was three years ago when She & Him welcomed us into the holiday season with their album “A Very She & Him Christmas” and the timing of their latest record release, “Classics,” gives a similar welcome. She is Zooey Deschanel (vocals, piano) and Him is M. Ward (vocals, guitar, production). The duo is often cast […]