Read This, Watch That: Black Mass

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October 6, 2015

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By Aaron Stiles Staff Writer James “Whitey” Bulger was one of America’s most terrifying and notorious criminals. His crimes ranged from extortion to murder with many others in between. Whitey committed crimes for many...

Read This, Watch That: The Martian

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October 6, 2015

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By Aaron Stiles Staff Writer Since 1969, when the world watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the Moon, the human race has been obsessed with space. Even before then, human beings have looked to the stars in awe. In...

Read This, Watch That: The Green Inferno

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October 4, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor I like to think director Eli Roth woke up one night, cried out, “I have to make a movie where cannibals get high and get the munchies!” and thus was conceived The Green Inferno. This statemen...

NMSU Art Exhibition Details Immigrants' Struggles

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September 29, 2015

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By Kimberly T. Rodriguez Staff Writer The NMSU University Art Gallery is hosting the exhibition “Between Here and There,” featuring artists Terri Warpinski and Paul Turounet. The exhibition contains many original photographs...

Read This, Watch That: Straight Outta Compton

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September 2, 2015

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By Aaron Stiles Staff Writer The rap group NWA, or “Niggaz Wit Attitudes,” released their debut album Straight Outta Compton in 1988, and the world was never the same.  Groups like Run-D.M.C. had already gained populari...

Read This, Watch That TV: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

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August 27, 2015

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By Aaron Stiles Staff Writer Now, that everyone is returning to classes, homework, and fighting over parking spaces, is the time when everyone starts to hate the classes they are enrolled in and starts to think of a better time,...

Read This, Watch That: Mr. Jones

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August 27, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor I remember when I saw The Blair Witch Project the first time. It scared the hell out of me. I remember when I saw Paranormal Activity the first time. Once again, it scared the hell out of m...

Read This, Watch That: Kill Me Three Times

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August 27, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor If you were to look up Rotten Tomatoes’ or The Hollywood Reporter’s review of the 2014 film Kill Me Three Times, currently available on Netflix streaming, you will surely notice two simila...

Read This, Watch That: The Gift

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August 27, 2015

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By Aaron Stiles Staff Writer Music is such an important thing in life that we tend to surround ourselves with it as constantly as we can. We listen to music on the radio or to get our day started, maybe to express the way that...

Read This, Watch That: Welcome to Me

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August 27, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor There is an old, perhaps sexist cliché regarding female actors—that to be taken seriously, to get nominated for an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, they must get nude. I disagree with this notion....

Read This, Watch That: From the Dark

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August 27, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor I often find myself despairing of the current state of the film industry. I find it depressing to live in such a time when a movie with the scope and ambition of Interstellar is largely ignored ...

Read This, Watch That: Sabotage

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August 27, 2015

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By Billy Huntsman Managing Editor I like violence. No, I love violence. And perhaps at no other time in recent American history (except, perhaps, soon after 9/11) has there been a less appropriate time to make this confessi...

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