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As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative main characters. “The Angry Birds Movie” tries to buck this trend by being based on game with a non-traditional format (a phone app as opposed to an arcade or console game) and by featuring some impressive animation and decent voice work. It succeeds — in a way. Red (Jason Sudeikis) is the only angry bird on the otherwise blissful Bird Island. But he’s only angry because everyone is a jerk to...

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05/28/2016
As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative...
05/28/2016
Ben Choi, associate professor of computer science at Louisiana Tech University, will present his research on a groundbreaking new technology that has the potential to revolutionize the computing...
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05/28/2016
Homertown defeated Arcadia with a score of 85-82 to become the 2016 Men’s Basketball Champions. From left to right: Von Wafer, Shirmane Thomas, Eric Brown Jr., Javarez Willis, LaFrance Cooper,...
05/28/2016
As spring quarter comes to an end, Louisiana Tech University’s department of history has something special to celebrate. May 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment on campus of Phi...
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05/28/2016
The Piney Hills Quilt Guild Donation Quilt 2016, is finished and tickets are on sale. Tickets are available from any Guild member and at local quilt shops — Hannah's, Quilteroo's and The Fabric Shop...
05/28/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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05/27/2016
Composers from around the U.S. and beyond are coming to Ruston and Monroe from Wednesday through June 4 to have their music performed at the New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival. Monroe concert...
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05/26/2016
June 11 will mark the 66th annual coronation of Queen Dixie Gem Peach and Princess Peach. On June 10 – 11, the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston will host the festivities...
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05/26/2016
Adriel A. Hilton, Miami, Flordia native, received the 2016 Harry Canon Outstanding Professional Award from the Standing Committee on Men and Masculinities of the American College Personnel...
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05/25/2016
The Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers learned how to properly care for their teeth,so that they will still have their natural teeth when they are in their 90s. The presenters were hygienists from the...