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Movie Review: The Grinch (2018) vs How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Movie Review: The Grinch (2018) vs How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Jakayla Jenkins, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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One of the most well-known Christmas movies is Ron Howard’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas from the early 2000's. In my opinion, this movie pulls families together, sitting, and watching in comfort of the holiday spirit. However, I believe that the old version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas is too...

The Warrior Apollo: Issue Three

The Warrior Apollo: Issue Three

November 30, 2018


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Thanksgiving Movies and Shows to be Thankful for

Thanksgiving Movies and Shows to be Thankful for

Emma Miller, Lance Photo Coordinator

November 19, 2018


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“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” (1973) A classic Thanksgiving TV special directed by Phil Roman and Bill Melendez, long-standing Charlie Brown directors, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” tells a humorous and witty story. The show opens with the renowned football scene in which Lucy tells Charlie Br...

Movie Review: The Hate U Give

Movie Review: The Hate U Give

Destiny Howard

November 15, 2018


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The Hate U Give recently released into theaters, is taking the box office by storm, grossing 26.6 million domestically. The film is an adaptation of best selling author, Amaya Harper’s novel about about a teenage girl named Starr who witnesses the murder of her childhood friend at the hands of the po...

Movie Review: Beautiful Boy

Movie Review: Beautiful Boy

Will Eikenbary, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


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Addiction is something that many people struggle with all around the world. In director Felix Van Groeningen’s latest cinematic feature, Beautiful Boy, addiction is showcased in a wonderfully-shot and excellently-acted film that will definitely make its mark on award shows this year. The film follo...

Video Game Review: Destiny 2 Forsaken

Video Game Review: Destiny 2 Forsaken

Jacob Sand, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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The newest expansion for Destiny 2, known as "Forsaken", was reviewed by Wired Staff Writer Jacob Sand.

Restaurant Review: Butterfish

Restaurant Review: Butterfish

Aayushi Chaudhary, Feature Editor

November 8, 2018


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Butterfish is a new sushi restaurant located in the Blackstone District that aims to put a modern twist on a historic part of West Omaha. Co-owner Matt Carper has seen great success with Butterfish. Being located in Blackstone, Butterfish has received a lot of attention for being the first sushi resta...

Oodles of Apples

Oodles of Apples

Kaitlyn Jansen, Lance Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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Super Bee Orchard   There is a homey feel driving into the entrance of the very small bit of land called Super Bee Orchard. The road is lined with walnut trees on either side, leading up to a small building. Walking into the building you are greeted with the sweet smell of apples and a large mass of knick-knacks and de...

VIDEO: Westside Reacts to BitLife

VIDEO: Westside Reacts to BitLife

Hannah-Kate Kinney, WTV Managing/Segments Editor

November 6, 2018


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Dundee Theater Midnight Screenings breathe new life into an old tradition

Dundee Theater Midnight Screenings breathe new life into an old tradition

Will Eikenbary, A&E Editor

November 1, 2018


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  Since 1925, the Dundee Theater has served as a place for amateur movie-goers and hardcore film-fanatics alike. Starting when they re-opened their doors after a renovation in 2017, Film Streams, the non-profit organization that owns Dundee Theater, has been doing ‘midnight screenings’; a tr...

The Warrior Apollo: Issue Two

The Warrior Apollo: Issue Two

October 18, 2018


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