Going to Captain America: The Winter Solider was something of an adventure.  Its release just happened to fall on a $5 Student Thursday at West Acres Cinema, so virtually every student in Fargo/Moorhead was there, and in line ahead of me!  Once I finally got my ticket – for aContinue Reading

As you probably all know, the 86th Academy Awards took place last Sunday.  The awards were hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, her first time hosting the awards in seven years.  There were some really incredible movies nominated this year, with very few categories having obvious front-runners.  The film that ended upContinue Reading

“Some of this actually happened.”  Thus intriguingly opens American Hustle, nominated for 10 Academy Awards this year, including Best Picture.  An amazingly complex film, the plot revolves around Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), a con-man who finds himself, along with his business partner/mistress Sydney (Amy Adams) working with FBI agent RichieContinue Reading

I’m sure almost everyone on campus has seen Disney’s Frozen by now, but did you know there is a Sing-Along version currently playing at Century Theater in Fargo?  I went to see the Frozen Sing-Along with my roommates over the weekend and had a blast. The audience at the matineeContinue Reading

Warning: this review contains spoilers!  Go watch Sherlock season three before proceeding. For the first time in two years, fans of the BBC drama series Sherlock have had reason to rejoice.  The third season of the show, a modern-day retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, premiered in theContinue Reading

As a rule, I don’t shop over Thanksgiving weekend but this year I made an exception on Small Business Saturday.  I braved the traffic and went to one of Fargo’s few locally owned secondhand bookstores, Books at a Fifth.  It’s located in the Village West strip mall, across the streetContinue Reading

On Thursday night I went to see Thor: The Dark World.  As a complete Marvel fan girl, I had been really excited for this movie ever since seeing the original two years ago.  After seeing The Avengers, I grew even more impatient for the next installment in Thor’s story.  So,Continue Reading

Last weekend I was able to cross something off my college bucket list: attend a production by the FM Opera.  I saw it as a not-to-be-missed event, since about half of Concordia’s music faculty, along with several of my friends, was involved in the show.  Not having been to anContinue Reading

Last weekend I went exploring downtown Fargo.  I just turned 21 last month and I haven’t gone out much since, so the downtown bar scene is still pretty foreign to me. Honestly, the downtown-after-ten scene is kind of a mixed bag but, after visiting most of the hotspots I thinkContinue Reading