Western Courier

New bands coming to town

Michelle Baranauskis courier staff

August 24, 2012

For some students, the last few weeks have been dreadful. Tears have been shed and sleep has been lost, due to the painful truth that with the end of summer, comes the end of live music. Well, fellow music lovers, never fear; Ma...

Funny men for congress

Funny men for congress

August 24, 2012

Fans bring ‘Games’ home

Sandra sepaniak Courier staff

August 24, 2012

With the release of three books and a movie, “The Hunger Games,” which just released on DVD this week, has taken the world by storm. Some people like it for the action and thrills or the clear-cut, easy-to-read writing sty...

‘WoW’ expansion to disappoint

James Needham Assistant News editor

August 24, 2012

Alright World of Warcraft junkies, listen up. Mists of Pandaria (MoP), the newest World of Warcraft expansion, comes out next month. Here’s what you need to know. The new content boasts new raids, dungeons, battlegrounds, talents...

Never ending movies

Sandra Sepaniak courier staff

August 23, 2012

Over the past several years, it has become a trend for filmmakers to divide their motion pictures into parts. The makers of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” split their creation into two parts, the final installment of ...

Choosing the right local bar

Beth Bekas courier staff

August 23, 2012

“There is nothing to do in this town” is a complaint heard all too frequently throughout the streets and dorm hallways. Although there is plenty to do outside of the bar scene, like most college towns, Macomb has an ample se...

‘Dark Knight Rises’ above tragedy

Elana Katz edge editor

August 23, 2012

For those who have been living under a rock this past summer, Christopher Nolan’s third and final installment of his “Batman” trilogy hit theaters worldwide in July. “The Dark Knight Rises” earned over $160 million at t...

Summer’s hits and misses

Elana Katz edge editor

August 23, 2012

Forget the beach, the park and fresh air in general. The most memorable part of summer is always the abundance of entertainment that is delivered to get us through the heat. As any threemonth span of pop culture is bound to d...

Wes Anderson film rises to expectations

Elana Katz

July 11, 2012

If there’s one thing that’s made painfully obvious from the very beginning of “MoonriseKingdom,” it is that this is a film written and directed by Wes Anderson. From the moment the camera pans across aNew Englandhouse, t...

Burton twists Lincoln history

Alex Reiger Staff Writer

July 4, 2012

Abraham Lincoln helped abolish slavery in the south, initiating a new culture of equality throughout the states. based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter follows this historic timeline but this ...

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