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Archives for August 2013

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun August 30, 2013

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening August 30, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Closed Circuit (R for profanity and brief violence) Legal thriller about a couple of ex-lover lawyers (Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall) whose lives are threatened when they decide to […]

A Sibling Ending Would Rock at the U.S. Open

   by Amy Lignor The picture is intriguing to think about…the final match would be yet another that went down in history when it came to the Williams’ sisters. And the beginning of the U.S. Open did hold that rockin’ promise that a Williams’ ending could come true.   When you think about it, Serena […]

Fay Ranches: Leaders in Conservation Easements

     by Jade Severson Conserving land and water is not all when it comes to the benefits that this world receives when speaking about conservation easements. In fact, through this process, a way of life is preserved – for the land, the wildlife, and for the next generation to be able to enjoy the […]

The Lucky 7 at the U.S. Open

   by  Amy Lignor Okay…even though he is assumed by many to be a shark in them thar U.S. Open waters, Federer’s style is not exactly what most fans like to see. He’s not what you would call the most open guy, yet the fans are purchasing shirts that promote and support him this year. […]

What is Chemistry?

Hi, my name is Emerald Robinson, and in this “What Is Video,” we’re going to try to answer the question, “What isChemistry?” Chemistry is the science of matter – both its properties and how it reacts with other matter. Chemistry is a physical science, which means it focuses on things that are not living. Instead, […]

The Robinson Brothers: True Dedication to a Hawaiian Legacy

  by Carmen Schwartz It would most likely seem extravagant and shocking to hear that an individual owned an island; but in this day and age of ‘movie star’ money, owning an island seems as normal as owning a Jetta.   When it comes to private landowners in the United States, there is one in […]

Chelsie Monaghan – The Teenage Hero for Animals

Most people who work in animal rescue were avid animal lovers at a young age and knew early on they wanted to spend their lives helping abandoned or abused animals. Chelsie Monaghan of South Alabama is one of those people. She has been rescuing animals since childhood. Her first rescue was a kitten that was […]

Oscar-Nominated, 1970 Documentary Chronicling Career of Dr. Martin Luther King Returns to Theaters

  King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis Film Review by Kam Williams   On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person. Four days later, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the recently-ordained minister of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church decided to organize a […]

Feminism- same old fight?

  by Carolyn Walker Feminism- same old fight? Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg relabels the concept as Lean In. She says women should go for that top position and don’t hold back. It is true that few women climb all the way the top of the corporate structure; however the finger pointing goes in every direction; from […]

Anschütz MSR RX22 Tactical Trainer and Small-Game Hunter

What happens when a trio of innovated German companies put their heads together? Well, in this case, a precision .22-caliber training and small-game hunting rifle that puts an exclamation point behind the word accuracy. That’s right, Anschütz, German Sport Guns and ESC Ulm joined forces to give sportsmen and women the MSR RX22 small-bore tactical […]