Alex Terrono

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‘American Reunion’

Thirteen years after Jim, Stifler, Oz, Finch and Kevin graduated from high school in style, they return to East Great Falls for their high school reunion. The group, minus Stifler, are no longer the lay-seeking teenagers they used to be. That doesn’t mean that they don’t try to party like it’s 1999.

Get familiar with ‘Downton Abbey’ (spoiler alert)

The British drama “Downton Abbey” is charming TV critics and viewers alike. As proof of this, the show won six Emmys at last year’s awards, including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie. It was also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most critically acclaimed show of 2011. This was all without appearing on a traditional network in the United States.

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‘The Woman in Black’

Let’s face it: Daniel Radcliffe has probably already been in the most successful movie of his career. With the last Harry Potter movie earning more than a billion dollars worldwide, Radcliffe has little chance of topping that film.

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Now Hear This! Diggy Simmons

You may know him as Rev. Run’s preteen son who terrorized “Run’s House,” but Diggy Simmons is trying to make a name for himself. After releasing his first mixtape, “The First Flight,” in 2009, Diggy garnered buzz across the Internet and the industry. This buzz then translated into a record deal with Atlantic Records.

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‘Take Care’ | Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham, more commonly known as Drake, has now almost become rap royalty. Many major hip-hop and R&B artists have collaborated with him, and his debut album, “Thank Me Later,” sold a million and a half copies with only one top 10 single.

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The return of ‘Bones’

For six years, Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) have been flirting around each other on Fox’s hit crime drama “Bones” with very little reward. Then, finally, at the end of last season, the two had sex, and the season ended with Bones telling Booth that she’s pregnant.

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‘Soul Punk’ | Patrick Stump

In the mid-2000s, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andy Hurley and Joe Trohman rocked the worlds of high schoolers everywhere as members of the band Fall Out Boy, with their top-10 hits “Sugar, We’re Going Down,” “Dance, Dance” and “This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race.” In 2009, however, the group decided to take a break for an indefinite amount of time.

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Will the racial divide in hip-hop end?

Rap and hip-hop have always been divided along gender and race lines. African-American men have been deemed “rappers,” while other artists need a qualifier. Nicki Minaj is a “female” rapper, while Eminem is a “white” one. Now, one of the most controversial artists to debut in hip-hop this year, Bay Area Internet sensation Kreayshawn, bears both of those titles.

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‘Unbroken’ | Demi Lovato

It’s been a tough year for Disney star Demi Lovato, but she proclaimed her return over the summer with “Skyscraper,” the soaring first single off her new album, “Unbroken.”

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Mike Posner: Cooler Than Past W.I.L.D. Acts?

Much has been said and written about W.I.L.D. in the past, but arguably one of the most prominent comments heard about the semiannual event is: “I have no idea who the artist is.” Well, we won’t hear these types of comments this semester, with Mike Posner headlining the event.

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