Macaron Day gives to OTR Community Housing

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ When people think of macarons, France may come to mind, then the word ‘delicious.’ For those in Cincinnati, places like the Macaron Bar or Bonbonerie might make our mouths water. Charity is the last thing on someone’s mind when deliberating the best place to get a macaron. However, charity is exactly what Cincinnati is thinking about on Macaron Day. On March 19, Cincinnati held its second annual Macaron Day not just to celebrate the French confection, but to give back to the Cincinnati community. At participating locations, macaron lovers were able to enjoy a free … Continue reading Macaron Day gives to OTR Community Housing

‘The Young Messiah’ devoid of dramatic tension

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~  When someone mentions an origin story, it’s likely that most people think of characters from Marvel or DC. This time, however, Hollywood moves beyond Wolverine and Superman to a new kind of origin story. “The Young Messiah” does everything expected of an origin story, aside from telling the tale of a comic book super hero. The movie explores the life of a seven-year-old Jesus of Nazareth (Adam Greaves-Neal) as he learns the truth about who he is and why he’s able to perform miracles that most people wouldn’t dream to be possible. Although there is … Continue reading ‘The Young Messiah’ devoid of dramatic tension

‘Deadpool’ brings laughs to theaters

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ Valentine’s Day is a time for love and romance, meaning romcoms, Nicholas Sparks movies and Fox’s “Deadpool.” Alright, so one of those is not like the others. Nonetheless, “Deadpool”rocked the box office during opening weekend, beating out the more stereotypical Valentine’s Day films. The astounding numbers that came from opening weekend were not just a result of “Deadpool” readers waiting several years for the film. Some fans worried that the buildup may lead to unrealistic expectations, but the movie succeeded all on its own. Despite Ryan Reynolds’ disappointing run as the Green Lantern, the actor … Continue reading ‘Deadpool’ brings laughs to theaters