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Local pho-nomenal eats

David Golridge, Staff Reporter June 10, 2024

The Minneapolis-Saint Paul area has a vibrant food scene, with pho being a favorite for many, so I decided to try the classic pho tai, a mix of broth, rice noodles, herbs and meats, at three popular restaurants:...

Beyoncé releases Act II of her trilogy: Cowboy Carter

Beyoncé releases Act II of her trilogy: “Cowboy Carter”

Beyoncé's new album explores new country influences never heard in her music before.
Zariyah Howell, Online Editor June 9, 2024

Beyoncé recently released “Cowboy Carter,” Act II of her trilogy (Act I: Renaissance, Act III: yet to release). As her eighth studio album, “Cowboy Carter” adds a country twist to her usual sound....

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Bridging the past and present: Civil War

Due to unclear messages and a short run time, Civil War leaves viewers with many questions.
William Overbo, Staff Reporter June 8, 2024

Verdict: 2/5 “Civil War” is a 2024 dystopian war film written and directed by Alex Garland. The film centers on a team of journalists traveling across the United States in the midst of a nationwide...

Taylor Swifts most mid album?

Taylor Swift’s most mid album?

Taylor Swift's 11th album contains controversial lyrics and forgetful melodies, posing the question: Is this Taylor Swift's most mid album?
Mara Peacock, Features Editor May 29, 2024

The release of Taylor Swift’s 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department” (TTPD), marks another milestone for the singer as the album reached over one billion streams within its first week...

Unwrapping Taco Bell’s Cantina Chicken Menu

Unwrapping Taco Bell’s Cantina Chicken Menu

On March 21, Taco Bell launched its new Cantina Chicken Menu to consumers nationwide. Eager to try these new items, I visited the Taco Bell in Northeast Park, Minneapolis, and sampled a variety from this chicken-centered menu. My order was: Cantina Chicken Bowl, Cantina Chicken Quesadilla, a Coke and a Baja Blast and the Cantina Chicken Burrito and Taco Meal.
Elijah Easton, Staff Reporter May 2, 2024

“We Don’t Trust You” album cover.

Metro and Future ‘don’t trust you’

Metro Boomin and Future's collaborative album falls short of high expectations.
Sidharth Sharma, Staff Reporter April 19, 2024

Leland Tyler Wayne, widely recognized as Metro Boomin, and Nayvadius DeMun Cash, renowned under his stage name Future, joined forces to produce the collaborative album “We Don’t Trust You.” With...

Sea of choices: Mediterranean food near MV

Sea of choices: Mediterranean food near MV

Mediterranean cuisine has long been known for its delicious, healthy, diverse and plentiful food. I decided to see if these restaurants in the greater Twin Cities live up to this reputation.
Suha Sharif, Staff Reporter March 25, 2024

Mediterranean cuisine has long been known for its delicious, healthy, diverse and plentiful food. I decided to see if these restaurants in the greater Twin Cities live up to this reputation. Overall,...

‘Dune: Part Two’ — Continuing the journey across Arrakis

‘Dune: Part Two’ — Continuing the journey across Arrakis

“Dune: Part Two” is another unconventional blockbuster that ultimately succeeds on a technical level, but its slow-paced storytelling will be divisive for many.
William Overbo, Staff Reporter March 22, 2024

“Dune: Part Two” is an American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve. It is an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel “Dune,” and serves as the sequel to Villeneuve’s 2021 movie...

Modernization gone wrong: Mean Girls

Modernization gone wrong: ‘Mean Girls’

The remake of the 2004 teen comedy film combines movie and musical, yet the awkward pacing and songs only disappoint.
Isabella Kunc, Features and Spread Editor March 6, 2024

Many high schoolers grew up watching the cult classic "Mean Girls”, and now it's been modernized — but don’t waste your time going to watch it. The new movie musical, with a budget of $36 million,...

London to Atlanta: 21’s ‘American Dream’

London to Atlanta: 21’s ‘American Dream’

Released on Jan. 12, 21 Savage's new album “American Dream,” his first in five years, narrates 21’s tragic early life.
Matthew Betti, Staff Reporter February 28, 2024

Released on Jan. 12, 21 Savage's new album “American Dream,” his first in five years, narrates 21’s tragic early life. 21 was born in London and raised in Atlanta, where he experienced a childhood...

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‘Dial M for Murder’ Revitalizes Hitchcock’s Classic at the Guthrie

'Dial M' is a well-directed entertaining story that brings out the best of the cast and delivers compelling scenes throughout.
Tyler Quattrin, Print Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2024

“Dial M for Murder” at the Guthrie takes a twist on the traditional murder mystery genre, infusing effective humor into a suspenseful narrative that will keep even the most critical mystery fans...

The lahpet thoke, or a tea leaf salad, I ordered at Mandalay Kitchen.

Best Burmese food in St. Paul: Mandalay Kitchen

Mara Peacock, Staff Reporter January 29, 2024

In Saint Paul, a new Burmese restaurant called Mandalay Kitchen opened in Nov. 2023 at 383 University Ave W. The restaurant’s owner, Chris Tunbaw, ethnically Karen — a minority group from Myanmar —...

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