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"Selfie" and "Manhattan Love Story" have both been cancelled. Courtesy of E Online
"Selfie" and "Manhattan Love Story" have both been cancelled.

No happy endings for TV rom-coms

It's unclear why there were so many new rom-coms this fall. But one thing's for sure: they haven't been very successful.

Underachievers, Flatbush Zombies electrify the Fillmore crowd

The Zombies' positive messages and unique take on life combined with their masterful musical abilities has shot them from rapping in small basement studios in Brooklyn to performing at venues like Coachella.

Movies »

"Mockingjay" dips and soars

The first Hunger Games film adaptation, which premiered in 2012, took the movie industry by storm and paved the way for a burst of formulaic dystopian movies ("Maze Runner," "Divergent," etc.). But the Hunger Games series itself is far from formulaic, and that's what made Suzanne Collins' books and their movie adaptions so popular

"Interstellar" shoots for the stars

"Interstellar" is an audacious space epic on a grand scale—a behemoth that is overwhelming in every sense of the word. From cinematic greatness to dramatic intimacy, the film refuses to be simple and stay put.

Music »

Logic performs well "Under Pressure"

The paradoxical relationship of Hall's underprivileged life and his bright outlook, as well as his astounding journey to success, compiles nicely into the refreshing debut, "Under Pressure," which debuted October 21.

Blair student music roundup

Looking for new music? You don't have to look too far: Blair is packed with talented musical artists and bands. Here are a few unique artists who are pretty close to home.

Plays »

A pirate's life for them

The complex story, talented cast and spellbinding set make for an exciting and whimsical pirate adventure.

"Close Encounters" an embarrassment of riches

The Blair students' performance at the "Close Encounters" One Act play revue Friday was, with all available sincerity, truly stellar and wonderful and funny—very, very funny

Television »

SCO Top Five: New TV shows to watch this fall

The SCO staff is here to help you figure out your new favorites with a Top Five list based on the shows' trailers and descriptions.

Adorableness abounds in Mindy's return

Now Mindy and Danny from "The Mindy Project" are back and the show effectively proves that two main characters can indeed get together without the show losing its comedic edge.

Books »

A "Thousand Words" wasted

There is nothing more disappointing than a book with potential that falls flat. Unfortunately, prominent teen fiction writer Jennifer Brown's "Thousand Words" does just that.

Summer reading (that's not required)

Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading, especially when it's too hot and sticky to even think about leaving the house. Here are a few books that I would consider great reads when you're on a long car ride, at the beach or stuck at home on those buggy, humid days.

Video Games »

TechnoLogical: Sony plays it conservative with new Playstation

Sony has come in second in announcing their new console (after Nintendo announced theirs last year), which will be released this holiday season, but how they will compete remains to be seen.

SCO-liday gift guide: it's in the game

It's mid-December, and the holidays are in full effect. After a year-long hiatus from our video game section, we now present (no pun intended) the best video games to give this holiday season.

Poll »

What's your winter wardrobe staple?
  • Fuzzy socks
  • Ginormous sweaters
  • A good pair of boots
  • Hats
  • Mittens
  • Infinity scarves
  • Winter sucks, bring back summer
  • Long underwear
  • Flannel shirts
  • Sweatpants
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