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No need for ice cream: The CT reviews three ice cream substitutes; Andy’s custards made fresh when ordered

Alex Novak, editorial editor, Alex Novak, editorial editor, and Alex Novak, editorial editor

April 27, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

Frozen custard may be similar to ice cream, but the ingredients include eggs, milk, cream and sugar, making it creamier. The two frozen desserts are made in different ways, giving custard a smoother consistency. It is also served slightly warmer, which makes it softer and quicker to melt. Two places you can get some good...

The road to stardom: Central grad works in Los Angeles on TV show pilot and acting career

Yasmin Gentry, staff writer and Yasmin Gentry, staff writer

April 23, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

Students often hear the names Candace Parker or Paula Zhan associated with the term alumni throughout the hallways of Central. However, the basketball starlet and the recognizable news anchor may have to make room for another alum on the wall as Mike Mauloff works to make himself a household name as an actor and screenwri...

Telemundo: ‘Dame Chocolate’

Telemundo: ‘Dame Chocolate’

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

I’m sure most of us have heard the story of the ugly duckling. But just in case you haven’t, all...

Korea: ‘Dae Jang-Geum’

Korea: ‘Dae Jang-Geum’

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

For most people, history and entertainment do not come to mind as one and the same. Korea’s 2003 hit soa...

CBS: ‘The Young and the Restless’

CBS: ‘The Young and the Restless’

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

The thing about “The Young and the Restless” is that there are quite a lot of old people and a signific...

Nigeria: ‘Agan–None Shall be Barren’

Nigeria: ‘Agan–None Shall be Barren’

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Since Nigerian soap operas don’t really exist, the closest en­tertainment my mother’s homeland makes ...

Soap opera’s original roots in radio, shows with dramatic plots

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Everyone has been, at some point, mindlessly flip­ping through channels and landed on a soap opera. Usually, most people shake their heads disap­provingly and quickly change the channel, but every once in a while, they may stop to watch for just a moment. And, chances are, despite their best efforts, a few will not be...

Actors use soap opera programming to work to bigger things

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Though the stereotype exists that actors work as waiters before hitting the big time, sometimes actors follow another path. Soap operas can be a way into the film industry, and tenures on soaps often lead to successful ca­reers. Shows like “Days of our Lives” and “The Young and the Restless” give a starting po...

Shopping for stereotypes

February 26, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Features

Two years ago the CT conducted an experiment to determine whether biases based on race and gender exist at stores in Westfield Mall. This year the staff repeated the experiment, taking on stereotypes, not to reinforce them, but to test their validity and how or if they influence treatment at stores. Here is what we found......