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Travel Review: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Adina Oditt Known as the “Dead Center of the Kingdom,” the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, is one of the most splendid and affluent cities in the modern world, sprawling across about 600 square miles of desert in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. Riyadh is a true oasis in the…

Hillwood Gallery Review: Color Blind

Adrianna Alvarez The art exhibit in the Hillwood Gallery on March 28th, Color Blind by Denae Howard, was very powerful and left me thinking about things in a different way. In the display, senior and Fine Arts/Mixed Studio major Denae Howard took some very famous people and turned them into…

Club Review: Ballroom Dancing

Cristina Foglietta Most college students usually reserve dancing for the club scene, but this is not true in all cases. About a month ago, I discovered the Ballroom Dancing Club at LIU Post. It caught my interest, and I thought it would be nice to learn some appropriate dances for…

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Daniel Caccavale & Philip Degaltini, Jr. This past Friday, the first book of the Hunger Games trilogy was turned into a blockbuster success. The movie grossed $155 million in its opening weekend. The movie took Suzanne Collins’ novel and delivered a heart-wrenching film that depicts the struggle of a sixteen-year-old…

Store Review: The Meat House

Freddie Schwartz A brand new deli/specialty grocery store has opened up less than ten minutes from the campus called The Meat House. The store has a lot of prepared foods, such as Mac and Cheese and even pulled pork, which is awesome. All of the foods are microwavable, so they…

TV Review: Pretty Little Liars Season Finale

Alex Parker Well, folks, we’ve been duped! I had an idea that “A” was going to be Mona because a friend let it slip that that’s how the book series ends. They threw us off the “A” scent when Mona accompanies Spencer to “A’s” evil lair. But as soon as…

Music Review: LA’s Modern Day Escape: “Under The Gun”

Paul Kalis Hard rock group LA’s Modern Day Escape’s sophomore album, “Under The Gun,” hit stores on March 27th via Standby Records. The band consists of James Vegas (Vocals), Sandra Alva (Drums), Marti Rubels (Guitar), Mark Burn (Guitar), and Shep (Bass). Formed in Orlando, Florida in the summer of 2006,…

TV Review: GCB

Erin Mei “G.C.B.” is a funny, witty new drama on ABC based on the book, Good Christian Bitches. The show circles around Amanda Vaughn, played by Leslie Bibb, who moves back to her mother’s house with two teenage kids after 20 years following the death of her husband. Even though…

Restaurant Review: Masago, Oceanside

Victoria Esteve I am by no means a sushi connoisseur. In fact, my previous experiences with raw fish dishes were bad. This did not stop me (and tons of other people) from rushing to the grand opening of the newest restaurant in Oceanside: Masago. This neo-Asian fusion establishment claims to…

Restaurant Review: Onegin Restaurant, NYC

Yana Nadelyaeva One of the most fashionable and trendy places in Manhattan is a restaurant, bar, and lounge called “Onegin”. Opened quite recently, Onegin  has already received successful promotion, an appealing reputation and great popularity. This lavish Russian bar and restaurant is located in Greenwich Village. The cuisine, as you…