Monthly Archives: April 2014

Austin rockers Ume craft masterful sophomore album

Expectations can be painful. Some albums build them to stratospheric heights, only to crush them in glossy production or selling out. Ume’s “Monuments” is not one of those albums.

Wes Anderson’s new film stands out among best

True to its name, director Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” is grand in every aspect. Brilliant casting, constrained and exact direction, witty and fast dialogue, charming set pieces and…

‘Divergent’ actors fumble awkward screenplay

Fans have been waiting months to finally see the newest teen action story, “Divergent,” move from print to the big screen, but an awkward screenplay leaves lead Shailene Woodley struggling…

Lombardi soars to elite group of high jumpers

The Padre of the Month for March is CHS sophomore Nick Lombardi, whose long list of achievements this year includes personal bests in the long jump, triple jump and high…