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Fort Steilacoom missing the music

Katelyn Hummel, Staff Writer

October 10, 2015

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Transition is commonplace at the start of any new school year. However, for the Fort Steilacoom music department, transition seems to be an understatement. What used to be a campus of well-known music ensembles is now featuring a singular choir ensemble this quarter. In previous years, this campus housed a chamber choir, a concert...

Pumpkin spice lattes return for the season

Pumpkin spice lattes return for the season

October 10, 2015

If you take a look around campus, it’s not hard to tell that Fall is officially here. The once quiet...

“Mise en Abyme”: Artist takes you into the abyss

“Mise en Abyme”: Artist takes you into the abyss

October 10, 2015

Warm and bold, the colors leap from the canvas and imprint in the mind’s eye. The featured art of Barlow...

‘Inside-out’ asks: What if feelings had feelings?

Gavin Moore, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews

Disney-Pixar collaborations have traditionally been enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. “Inside Out”, while returning to traditional Disney style in some ways, did not really hit the adult audience as they usually do.  Although the animation was great and the story was cute, it focused more on kid-centered jokes with...

‘Ant-Man’ no need to assemble the Avengers

Gavin Moore, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

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Fans were skeptical of the summer blockbuster, “Ant-Man”, but just as they were with “Guardians of the Galaxy”, but Marvel kicked ass despite some naysayers. “Ant-Man” delivers action and comedy while eliciting deeper emotions from its audience with its tie-in to family values, and expands the ever growing Marvel...

PlutoPalooza is a Science Dome Hit

PlutoPalooza is a Science Dome Hit

September 17, 2015

  Pierce hosted Pluto Palooza, a celebration of the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew by Pluto,...

Tacoma Concert and Band Performs at Puyallup Campus

Caleb Hensin, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

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On July 8, the Tacoma Concert Band performed its “Bon Voyage” concert at Pierce College’s Puyallup campus.The band will be leaving for its third European tour where they will compete with bands from throughout Europe in the International Wind Band Contest in Valencia, Spain. The firstconcert the group has had at Puyallup...

Back-to-school movie deals at The Grand Cinema

Jessica Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

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The Grand Cinema theater, located in downtown Tacoma, is celebrating the start of the new school year by offering discounted tickets to students and teachers for the month of September. The Grand Cinema, a lively theater for the more agile mind, selects independent and acclaimed films for regular viewing and has themed films th...

Auditions for The Odyssey

September 16, 2015

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The Pierce Theater has been host to aliens and lesbians, monsters and mayhem, rednecks and vampires, farmhouses and pirate ships, and now presents The Odyssey, a whirlwind tale about a devoted hero on a journey to get home. After aiding in a long war against the city of Troy, Odysseus and his men embark on the voyage to...

Camera choice is vital to capturing great photos

Camera choice is vital to capturing great photos

May 12, 2015

Many cell phones come with decent cameras with high megapixels, like the Samsung S6 or the iPhone 5s....

Comcast deal

Joseph Kelley, A&E Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under A&E

"I really am OK and looking forward to what comes next for our company," Comcast CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC after agreeing with his board late Thursday evening to throw in the towel on a merging deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC). The deal between Comcast and TWC would have combined the top two cable companies and had put...

Director Brad Bird confirms long awaited sequel

Director Brad Bird confirms long awaited sequel

May 12, 2015

  If there was ever an animated movie that fans wanted a sequel to, a large majority would ask...

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