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Which veggie burgers made the cut?

Which veggie burgers made the cut?

April 10, 2018

Belly Acres Since 2014, Belly Acres in Overton Square has marketed itself as a unique and “citified farm fresh” dining experience, and it definitely lives up to this description. This establishment offers two vegetarian burgers, and ...

Wait, is every ad a Tide ad?

Wait, is every ad a Tide ad?

February 9, 2018

Laura called me around 1 a.m. last week saying that she wanted to review Super Bowl ads again for our beloved high school paper. Basically, nothing’s changed, so we are back and better than ever. (T...

Ladybird soars

Ladybird soars

Laura Beard, Reporter

February 7, 2018

Filed under Reviews, Showcase

More often than not, a protagonist is someone powerful, someone who, no matter how misguided, gets the job done. They get the girl, land the job, or take down the corrupt institution. Ladybird does none...

The “Gal” we’ve been waiting for

The “Gal” we’ve been waiting for

Emma Pounders, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Wonder Woman has been my favorite superhero since I was a kid. I had a lunch box with her picture on it and a book about her that my mother read to me. Even today, my mom talks about the original 1970s ...

Peter Parker’s Day Off

Peter Parker’s Day Off

Connor Lambert, Reporter

October 16, 2017

Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Director Jon Watts’ blockbuster “Spider-Man: Homecoming” swung into theaters this summer and smashed expectations. Despite doubts that a third reboot of Spider-Man could yield something new, Watts bre...

Hog and Hominy gets it right

Hog and Hominy gets it right

October 9, 2017

Tucked into the Brookhaven Circle beneath the Clark Tower in East Memphis, Hog & Hominy offers traditional Italian dishes with a southern twist. Options range from wood-fired pizzas to award-winning...

I’m not lion about the Memphis Zoo

I’m not lion about the Memphis Zoo

November 18, 2016

The Memphis Zoo has come a long way since its founding in 1904 when people came together to house a black bear named Natch. Today, the zoo houses more than 3,500 animals and hosts around 500 differen...

Mischief Managed

Mischief Managed

September 28, 2016

Like most millennials, Harry Potter played a significant role in my childhood— except that, prior to last Friday, I had never touched a Harry Potter book in my life. No, I didn't read them on some early...

Embracing the spice of life

Embracing the spice of life

August 30, 2016

In Spanish, the words "Los Picosos" translate loosely to “The Spicies," and as far as the food at this local Mexican restaurant goes, it definitely lives up to its meaning. Oscar Rivera and his wife,...

Imaginary meat at Imagine Vegan Café

Imaginary meat at Imagine Vegan Café

May 25, 2016

In order to fully immerse myself in veganism, I went to Imagine Vegan Café, a restaurant in Midtown boasting an extensive array of vegan goodies on its menu. Even though it is in the popular area...