Monthly Archives: December 2011

Disneys-A-Christmas-Carol scene

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’

    “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” composed and produced by Robert Zemeckis, is a wonderful piece of burnished seasonal entertainment that utilizes the latest technology of 3-D projection to transmit a huge, powerful and occasionally scary edition of the Charles Dickens story on which the story is predicated. The casting of Jim Carrey as Ebenezer […]

  • The book "Indian Summer" is available through online bookstores.

    Book profiles first Native American in baseballEntertainment, Reviews

    Book review by Tony Barrow Book: Indian Summer Subtitle: The Forgotten Story of Louis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball Author: Brian McDonald    Being a baseball player and a fan of baseball stories from our past, I found the book “Indian Summer” to hit a home run in many ways.    […]

  • Yogi Berra's book.

    Yogi advises about life, baseballEntertainment, Reviews

    Book Review by Tony Barrow When reading the book “What Time Is It? You Mean Now?” by Yogi Berra with Dave Kaplan, I went in with the assumption that the entire thing was going to be a joke an it was going to be a “light” read. Well, I couldn’t have been more wrong. This was […]

  • Yukari Sato.

    Students adapt to on-campus livingCampus Events, News

    Story by Randy Ritter    Waking up five minutes before class to make it on time is just one of the many benefits according to students who talked about living on-campus at Missouri Valley College.   One of these students is junior Cooper Trumbo who lives inViking Village. Like many students, he enjoys living close to […]

  • Jeff Alexander.

    Stories of ‘What It Feels Like…’Entertainment, Featured

      The following nine “What It Feels Like” stories were written by students in the Basic Reporting Class, instructed by David Roberts, assistant professor of Mass Communication.  WHAT IT FEELS LIKE… …TO GO TO BAT Story by Tony Barrow    The mindset begins, while standing in the on-deck circle, waiting to go up to bat. […]