Entries by Alexis Driggs

Music’s new over-Lordes and innovators

In 2013, the world’s biggest artists created an unexpected amount of innovative, provocative music, often forsaking tried and true formulas. It seems this innovation race is being propelled from the bottom, largely by an extremely talented new crop of female singers. This group has been able to take hold at a time when the most […]

Google Chromebooks a worthwhile option for students

Whether for taking notes, writing papers or just wasting time in class, it is generally accepted that a laptop is a necessary tool for survival in the modern classroom. Most students searching for a new computer before or during college decide between Apple’s Macbook line or a range of machines running the latest Windows. But […]

The don’ts of dating and dining

Traditional dating may be on its way out, but one of key element will never go out of vogue: the first dinner date. The saying, “You can get to a man’s heart through his stomach,” is, for the most part, true. But, gentlemen, that works for the ladies too. Because first impressions are everything, here […]

Weekend Box Office: Ride Along to new January record

January is proving to be its own blockbuster month. Just last week, the Afghan war drama Lone Survivor nearly broke Cloverfield’s January record of $40M. This week, Ride Along actually broke the record, with a $41.5M three-day opening and a massive $48.6M over the four-day MLK weekend, becoming the largest January opening. The cop comedy, […]