By Anne Chen, Courier Editor-in-Chief
Photos by Anne Chen
Steph Carter of Gallows checks his guitar before the set
There were a five main stages this year, including the Lucky Stage, Van's #13 Stage, the Hurley Stage, the Smart Punk Stage, the Hurley.com Stage, and the Ernie Ball Stage. On the Lucky Stage was The Briggs, Pepper, Yellowcard, Tiger Army, New Found Glory, The Vandals, Circle Jerk, Pennywise, and Bad Religion. Playing on #13 was Funeral For A Friend, Circa Survive, Killswitch Engage, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Chiodos, Cute Is What We Aim For, Gallows, Paramore, and Coheed and Cambria. For a complete list of the participating bands visit www.warpedtour.com
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The iPhoneBy Eric Benderoff
Chicago Tribune (MCT)
CHICAGO — If you're chatty, the iPhone will be costly.
But if you like to use your phone to watch videos from YouTube or as a mobile e-mail device, the highly anticipated gadget will cost roughly the same as any other smart phone.
Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc, the iPhone's exclusive wireless carrier, said Tuesday that pricing plans for the phone, which costs as much as $600, will range from $59.99 a month for 450 minutes to $99.99 for 1,350 minutes. In all plans, data usage _ surfing the Internet or sending e-mails — is free and includes 200 text messages.
The phone went on sale June 29.
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By Billy O'Keefe
McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)
"HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX"
Reviewed for: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Playstation 2, Nintendo Wii
Also available for: PC, PSP, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance
ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ (fantasy violence)
The summer of bad movie-based games is far from over, but that doesn't mean it can't take a break. "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" promises to be an uncommonly good summertime movie sequel, and the game of the same name — while certainly flawed — follows suit.
To EA's great restraint, "Phoenix" doesn't try to be something the movie and book are not. Harry doesn't run around Hogwarts unleashing hell and lightning bolts on Slytherin students, for instance, and the game is appropriately light on conflict outside of the story's key showdowns. Most of the action revolves around assembling Dumbledore's Army and completing various side quests that increase your abilities and advance various plotlines. You occasionally step into the shoes of other characters, but only when the story dictates it.
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Mary McLeod Bethune, photographed From wikipedia:
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune
by Carl Van Vechten, April 6, 1949
(July 10, 1875 - May 18, 1955) was born in Mayesville, South Carolina and died in Daytona Beach, Florida. A U.S. educator born to former slaves, she made her way through college and in 1904 founded a school that later became part of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla. She was president of the college from 1923–42 and 1946–47. Prominent in African-American organizations, particularly women's groups, she directed the Division of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration (1936–44). Bethune worked for the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932, and attempted to get him to support a proposed law against lynching. Although the Costigan-Wagner bill was not passed, they did raise more public awareness of the lynching issue. She was also a member of Roosevelt's Black Cabinet. Her house is preserved by the National Park Service as Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, and a significant sculpture of her is located in Lincoln Park in Washington, DC.
Hear Mary McLeod Bethune speak about "The Power of Education," free from the New York Public Library.
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