Category: Entertainment

Savannah Sustainable

By Savannah Moore Logos Lite Student March 21, 2017 Americans generate 30% of the Earth’s trash, however we only make up 5% of the world’s population. If everyone on the planet were to live the way Americans continue to live, we would need two more Earths, three more if the population should double, and twelve Earth’s altogether if worldwide standards of living doubled in the next forty years. Our lifestyle is not one that is […]

Take advantage of Winter festivities in North Iowa

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student December 13, 2016 As the fall semester is nearing the end, many students look forward to festivities that come with the winter season. North Iowa offers many opportunities to embrace the cold weather and make the most of winter months. One of the most popular activities to do right here in Mason City, Iowa is sledding. The most common sledding hill is located in East Park. In the past, […]

NIACC hosts successful Homecoming events

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student On Saturday, September 17, NIACC’s Student Senate hosted its annual homecoming events. Many events throughout the day kept students busy. Gary Herrig, NIACC counselor and student senate advisor explained, “First of all, we had 151 runners participate in the Robert’s Run event, which is an excellent turnout. Secondly, the three vendors (Wax-to-the-Max Wax Hands, Totally Tattoos, and Funny T-Shirts & Pictures Too) were very busy. Finally, we had a […]

Read ‘Em and Weep: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

By Sara Steffen For Logos Lite “I now walk into the wild.” This would be one of the last tidbits of existence left behind by Chris McCandless, the privileged college grad who gave up his money and his Ivy League degree for a chance to hitchhike across country and attempt to live within the wild unsettled ranges of Alaska. McCandless, a gifted athlete and student, was always described as intense and devoutly moralistic. Due to […]

Film documentaries provide information and entertainment

By Savannah Moore Logos Lite Student In preparation for the start of fall semester, I have compiled a list of the five best documentaries found on Netflix that students can watch “in between” study sessions as well as to possibly heighten their knowledge on certain subjects. These documentaries are in no particular order, and they are not grouped into any categories. Blackfish (2013) This documentary takes an in depth look at animals in captivity, specifically […]

Straight Outta Compton DVD: Worth the Time

By Anna Boettcher Logos Lite Student Straight Outta Compton was released on DVD on August 14, 2015 and is available to rent or purchase now! The biographical drama film is focused around the lives of three hip hop artists from the group N.W.A. in the 80’s and 90’s. Although N.W.A. had seven official members, the film is based on the lives of rappers Eric “Eazy-E” Wright, O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson and Andre “Dr. Dre” Young. […]

Roller Derby Season Has Officially Kicked Off in Mason City

By Cori Noble Logos Lite Student On Saturday, January 30 the North Iowa Events Center was packed with cheering roller derby fans supporting their local team, the River City Dames of Anarchy. They kicked off the season with their first home bout against the Quad City Rollers. There was a lot of excellent skating and hard hits delivered by both teams, but the Dames were defeated by the Rollers with a final score of 213-157. […]

Artists Get Snubbed Big Time at Grammy Awards

By Tim Caplan Logos Lite Student The 58th annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles at the world famous Staples Center on Monday, February 15. The award show was filled with amazing performances of all different genres of music as well as a lifetime achievement award for Lionel Richie. The Grammy’s were a great commercial success, even though their viewership hit a six year low, with only 24.82 million people watching it during prime […]

Get Organized in College

By Tim Caplan Logos Lite Student Organization represents one of the most important parts of achieving success in college. Some students are very organized and always have been. Some students, like me, are so disorganized that it is almost incomprehensible. My room and car are always a mess. My school supplies are usually scattered all over the place. I tend to have a really hard time remembering where stuff is and putting it back where […]