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Just Sayin’: Justice League movie, seafood and Kenya Moore

By Northern Star Scene staff | April 29, 2014

Pat Quinn: Justice League movieZack Snyder announced a Justice League movie will be released in 2018 this week.I don’t understand how the production team is going to be able to pull off a Justice League movie when characters and casting are going to...

Writer Lauren Iverson does not think a sequel to the movie Mrs. Doubtfire is a good idea.

Just Sayin’: Sandwiches, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ sequel and jeans

April 21, 2014

Claire Buchanan: SandwichesI know you ponder sandwich variety as much as I do. Well, you probably don’t, but I do, so here are some tasty suggestions.There are more options than PB&J, like PBN&J, or peanut butter, Nutella and blueberries. But...

(Left) Director Ron Carter teaches the Jazz Ensemble in November 2013 in the Music Building. The band rehearsed for its show, which is at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Holmes Student Center’s Duke Ellington Ballroom.

Carter celebrating last show with old students

By Aymie Telinski | April 10, 2014

Professor Ronald Carter is inviting his former students and friends from across the country to be a part of his final School of Music Jazz Ensemble concert today.Everyone is invited to the free performance at 8 p.m. in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. Special...

Raspberry chicken is a perfect meal to get you in the mood for spring. Add the chicken to a salad for a meal that is a mix of crunchy and sweet

Cook up raspberry chicken on a whim

By Aymie Telinski | April 7, 2014

It is time to dust the spiderwebs off the picnic table in the park or wash your picnic blanket.This will be the perfect meal to eat outside while attempting all the last-minute homework you have been putting off. This is not your average chicken — this...

Listeners will ‘Sway’ with debut CD of family band Merriment Tuesday

Merriment will release its debut album, “Sway,” Tuesday, and it will be sure to make listeners feel all of their emotions.Merriment is made up of brother and sister Collin and Christie DuPree and their cousin, Remington Dupree. “Sway” is a unique...

Students should give ‘Hope’ show a chance

By Aymie Telinski | April 1, 2014

“Raising Hope” is a show you probably haven’t seen. And with the series’ last episode airing Friday, this four-season show was ended way too early.The show is about Jimmy Chance, played by Lucas Neff, a 20-something-year-old who impregnates serial...

Delicious kale, zucchini snack make regular potato chips jealous

By Aymie Telinski | March 18, 2014

Chips are a great snack with anything, but some healthy alternatives that will make you forget all about the potato are kale and zucchini. These recipes are quick and will have all your friends thinking you are a talented chef.Kale ChipsThese leafy chips...

Collar clip, Peter Pan collar

By Aymie Telinski | March 4, 2014

Collar clips and the Peter Pan collar style continue to rise in popularity for designers like Louis Vuitton.Collar clipA collar clip can change any woman’s button-up shirt from boring to fabulous.These clips are an easy way to add some bling to an outfit...

Spring Break fashion: fringe and polo shirts

By Aymie Telinski | March 4, 2014

As students and residents pack their suitcases for a warm spring break trip, make sure to bring a few trendy items and leave others in the closet.WomenFringeAt this year’s New York Fashion Week, many of the designers experimented with fringe. This outrageous...

Northern Nights: Local venues showcase music

By Aymie Telinski | February 23, 2014

Rosy’s RoadhouseRosy’s Roadhouse is a great place to hear any kind of music you can imagine.Rosy’s Roadhouse, 930 Pappas Drive, wants all kinds of bands or DJ’s to perform and entertain the crowd. With different genres from rock to EDM you can...

Director crafts unfinished play

By Aymie Telinski | February 19, 2014

DeKalb | Students can witness the downward spiral of German solider Woyzeck as he struggles with his jealousy and rage.This dark play opens today and will have performances this weekend at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St.“Woyzeck” shows the...

Television’s odd couples ease doubt

By Aymie Telinski | February 12, 2014

Television’s most dysfunctional couples can help your Valentine’s Day insecurities.5. Fitz, Olivia Pope and Mellie Grant of “Scandal”President Fitzgerald Grant or Fitz, has a lot of nerve cheating on the First Lady with Olivia Pope. Mellie Grant...