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The popular show ran from 2005 to 2013 with a total of nine seasons.

Unpopular opinion: ‘The Office (US)’ is overrated

By Angelina Padilla-Tompkins, Editor-in-Chief | September 26, 2022

There is no denying that “The Office” is a popular television show. I have never been a fan. I tried, I really did, but just can’t see the humor in it.  The show is extremely slow-moving; I can barely sit through an entire episode. There is...

‘Charlie’s Angels’ suffers from poor action

By Parker Otto | November 29, 2019

Colorful characters and decent humor are not enough to salvage “Charlie’s Angels” which suffers from poor action and a dull narrative. Based on the 70s television show and the two films from the early 2000s, “Charlie’s Angels” stars a new...

Piff The Magic Dragon to come to DeKalb

By Jacob Roushia | November 11, 2019

DeKALB – Piff The Magic Dragon, a comedic magician who has appeared on “America’s Got Talent” and “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” will be performing 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre. Piff’s real name is John Van Der Put, and he...

That time I… asked a girl out for the first time

By Hunter Weston | October 14, 2019

The first time I went out of my way to ask a girl out formally was my junior year of high school. My junior year was both my best and worst year of high school. My brother, who had always been at my side, had just moved in with my dad, and I was left...