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A Review of Super Mario 3D Land

Josh Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Opinion, Reviews

The release of a new Super Mario platforming game has always been a landmark for the Nintendo console it is released on. The New Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS released years ago proved that the linear gameplay of 2D...

What Could We Do Without It? Exploring the Effects of Technology on Our Bodies

Kenny Packie, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Humans around the globe use technology every single day. Almost every hour we come into contact of some form of technology, be it cell phones, computers, or a GPS. This is, by far, the most helpful tool and is used for all sorts...

The Zombie Apocalypse Occurs With a Whisper, Not a Scream: AMC’s The Walking Dead has something very few zombie “films” have: Restraint

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials

It may surprise some people to hear that in the new season premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead, with its omnipresent firearms, that only one gunshot is fired in the entire episode. Just one. When the populace thinks about zombie...

Boo, I Guess: The Indifference of Hollywood Horror and How it Got That Way

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials

It’s no secret that the horror genre has been stagnant for quite a while now. Remake after remake hit theaters and whenever a somewhat original idea hits the theaters, sequels immediately flurry with an intensity not seen since...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the Muppet Show

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Muppets are brought back to life once again in a classic, fresh, and new movie. The Muppet Movie opened in theaters this year on Thursday November 24th and captured young and old audience members alike. Sweeping the box office...

Covering Up the Truth: Stop The Censorship of Violence in the Media

David Rota, Contributing Writer

December 9, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Monument News, Opinion

Too many people are overreacting about violence in the media these days. I really don’t think teenagers should be “protected” from it, because at this point the damage has already been done. Teenagers are exposed to violence...

Learning How To Drive With Dave: A Review For Dave’s Driving School

Austin Rybacki, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29, 2011

Filed under Reviews

The best moment for most teenagers in high school is getting their license. A lot of teens think that getting their license is a piece of cake, but it's really not. In order to get your license you have to attend a driving school...

How Much is “Too Much”?

Dominic Roy, Maroon Tribune Contributer

November 29, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top Stories

Material goods and unnecessary comforts are two very big parts of American society. But the question is, is there something wrong with these? Should we be ashamed of our connection with materialism? I believe that to have these...

Breaking Dawn: Part One: The Opening-Night Experience

Meagan Nejame, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Breaking Dawn has been an anticipated event since the third movie of the Twilight Saga, “Eclipse”, appeared on the big screen. The first part of the last Twilight movie premiered on Friday, November 18th. At a set time of...

Four Out of Five Shiny Badges: A Review of the Super Troopers Movie

Catie Damon, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9, 2011

Filed under Reviews

When bedridden, Netflix is a great resource to have at your disposal.  I had my tonsils removed last week and knew I would need to entertain myself while out of commission.  After a few days TV became dull, and I didn’t already...

Was ‘The Help’ in Need of Assistance?: The Novel Phenomenon Goes to the Big Screen

Shea Caligari, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9, 2011

Filed under Reviews

If you consider yourself a passionate Harry Potter fanatic, you’ll agree that an important factor of the films' sucess is their faithfulness to the books. Who could imagine Hedwig not being included in the movies because th...

Music Theory: An Outstanding Class

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Opinion, Reviews

Music Theory, taught by the wonderful Ms. Bickford, is a great class if you, like me, are a nerd when it comes to all things musical. This year I am taking Music Theory II after enjoying Music Theory I last year. We not only...

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