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The 86th Academy Awards: Predictions and thoughts

The 86th Academy Awards: Predictions and thoughts

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2014


Filed under Columns, Showcase

I have done it.  I've watched every single Oscar-nominated movie for the 86th Academy Awards, and I think 2013 might have just been one of the best years cinema has seen in quite some time.  At times, making an article on "what will win" and "what should win" doesn't even feel right, because even the...

Geranium brings boutique twist to West County Mall

Geranium brings boutique twist to West County Mall

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Opening its doors in November of 2013, the new boutique Geranium has brought a local twist to West County Mall.  One of two locations, both in St. Louis, Geranium at West County markets mainly to young women. After working for a clothing and handbag designer, Geranium President Tina Anthon wanted to...

Rant: Winter Olympic weariness

Rant: Winter Olympic weariness

Brendan Riehl, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


Filed under Columns

The 22nd Winter Olympics are underway; the Fisht Olympic Stadium and surrounding venues in Sochi, Russia, house the fervor and tension of this storied tradition, while the controversy unfolds around the excessive amount of money required to modernize the region, the safety and civil rights of LGBT athletes...

Award winners clash in half time performance

Award winners clash in half time performance

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Showcase

When the silhouetted line of kids appeared as the Superbowl half time show kicked off, I was dubious. The familiar opening chords to “Billionaire” reverberated through the stadium, beginning the only reason I watched the Superbowl in an unorthodox way, to say the least. Taking a turn from the...

Pantone names “Radiant Orchid” as the 2014 color of the year

Pantone names “Radiant Orchid” as the 2014 color of the year

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014


Filed under Columns

I have to be honest. Before I started writing this article, I only faintly remembered that the 2013 Pantone color of the year was a shade of green. The color just happened to be more specific: emerald. So as Pantone recently named the 2014 color of the year “radiant orchid”, I question what impact...

Singers stun in light neutral gowns at 2014 Grammy’s

Singers stun in light neutral gowns at 2014 Grammy’s

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns

Before Beyonce took the stage to kick off the 2014 Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, I was already noticing a successful top trend of the night: light neutral colored gowns.  Steering clear of overwhelmingly loud colors, stars managed to dazzle as they put their own unique twist on the nights most popular look....

Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar captivate Grammy audience

Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar captivate Grammy audience

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Columns

Violins swelled, smoke cleared and Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds emerged in all-white clothing from behind the stage-crafted veil as the words of the song that had first made its way onto the radio merely nine months before as the attendees (and viewers) of the 2014 Grammy Awards braced themselves...

Golden Globes produce a night filled with fashion hits and misses

Golden Globes produce a night filled with fashion hits and misses

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014


Filed under Columns

The Golden Globe Awards, an internationally broadcasted award show that recognizes achievements in cinema, is also known for displaying another art form as the event kicks off award show season: fashion. The 2014 Golden Globes held in Los Angeles on Jan. 12 were no different. While many of the nights...

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