Category: Entertainment

“I Can Only Imagine” Shares Untold Story of 2001 Hit Single

By Allyson Effle  Logos Lite Student  April 10, 2018 MercyMe’s lead singer, Bart Millard, got the chance to tell his story in the 2018 movie, “I Can Only Imagine.”  Directed by the Erwin Brothers, the film will take the audience back through Millard’s life and explain how he wrote his band’s hit single, also named, “I Can Only Imagine.” Millard’s story will have the audience leaving in tears and inspired.  Millard, portrayed by J. Michael … Continue reading “I Can Only Imagine” Shares Untold Story of 2001 Hit Single

“Spark Joy” offers unique philosophy

By Miranda Wulff Logos Lite Student March 20, 2018 Do you know what happiness is? There’s no right or wrong answer. How do we find happiness? When do we know when we truly are happy? In order to attempt to answer this question, we must first consider the definition. Dictionary.com lists happiness as being, “Characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy.” Arguably, the best way to go about finding happiness is to find … Continue reading “Spark Joy” offers unique philosophy

“Greatest Showman” puts on a great show

By Ally Effle Logos Lite Student February 13, 2018 Hugh Jackman was known as the Wolverine, but in “The Greatest Showman,” he’ll become known as the inspiring P.T. Barnum, the circus entrepreneur and co-founder of the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Barnum may have been a liar, but he gave his audience a sense of imagination and his performers a sense of hope. With all the music, scenery, and motivation, it truly brings the whole musical … Continue reading “Greatest Showman” puts on a great show

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 … Continue reading Savannah Sustainable

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, … Continue reading Take advantage of Winter festivities in North Iowa

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 … Continue reading NIACC hosts successful Homecoming events

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

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 … Continue reading Film documentaries provide information and entertainment

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. … Continue reading Straight Outta Compton DVD: Worth the Time

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. … Continue reading Roller Derby Season Has Officially Kicked Off in Mason City