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Jason Mraz, A 31-Date Concert Tour Ahead, Insists He’s Retiring Type

Jason Mraz, A 31-Date Concert Tour Ahead, Insists He’s Retiring Type

August 28, 2014


Filed under Music

By Amy Kaufman Los Angeles Times (MCT) SAN DIEGO — “I have a gift for you,” Jason Mraz said, arms outstretched. Cupped in his palms was an avocado, bumpy and green. It came from a tree on his farm — “100% organic, Mraz Fresh,” the sticker read. Last year he sold 34,000 pounds of the fr...

‘Divergent’ Doesn’t Diverge From The YA Formula

‘Divergent’ Doesn’t Diverge From The YA Formula

March 19, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

By Barbara Vancheri Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) In the futuristic world of “Divergent,” the notion that you can do anything, be anyone and go anywhere does not apply. At age 16, Chicagoans are forced to pick their lifelong path from one of five “factions” or groups: Abnegation,...

Tom Wolfe’s ‘Back to Blood’ revels in excess — just like Miami

September 5, 2013


Filed under Books

By Connie Ogle The Miami Herald “Back to Blood” by Tom Wolfe; Little, Brown ($30) ——— Sprawling, messy, maddening, exhilarating, exhausting, over-caffeinated and hyper-punctuated, Tom Wolfe’s giddy “Back to Blood” is as excessive as the city it celebrates and eviscerates. The satire...

Blacklight BINGO 2013

Blacklight BINGO 2013

Elizabeth Cornett, Reporter

August 21, 2013


Filed under Activities

The Welcome Week activity for Tuesday was Blacklight BINGO at Hawk's Landing. It was a great turn out as the Student Activities Council (SAC) had to bring in more chairs and the BINGO cards had to be re-dispersed. Blacklight BINGO uses black lights, white cards so they glow under the black lights, and...

Drowning Pool-Resilience

Drowning Pool-Resilience

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

April 10, 2013


Filed under Music

The hard rock band, Drowning Pool, has had a stroke of bad luck after the death of their original lead singer, Dave Williams in 2002. Since then, they had recruited Jason Jones, who left the band in June 2005. After him, former Soil front man Ryan McCombs was recruited and, in 2011, also left. Now...

Two Sisters, One Dream

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2011


Filed under Local News

Bringing two sisters and other families together. There aren’t too many fun things for children to do around Norfolk.  There are parks, but sometimes it’s too cold or rainy to go there.  There’s a movie theater, but that is getting pretty expensive for parents to take the whole family there.  A...

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