Anna’s Adventures: Logan

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Some people have long been over the string of superhero movies that seem to constantly be dominating the box office; others are die-hard fans that never tire of seeing the newest interpretation of their comic book favorites. I...

Anna’s Adventures: “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Limony Snicket

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Books have long served as inspiration for movies, almost always to the dismay of the books’ fans. Many times a movie is incapable of capturing the magic that is found in the text version of the story. I have found myself in...

Anna’s Adventures: Victor’s Bistro

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

This New Year’s Eve I decided that I was going to be an adult and celebrate the way adults do. So, my friends (and fellow adult fakers) decided that we were going to go to Victor’s New Year’s Eve Celebration that included...

Anna’s Adventures: Addie’s Baby Paint Studio

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

All too often I hear people say that there is nothing to do in Florence. I must admit that the choices are not as abundant as one would hope, but if you look in the right places, you can find unique activities. I was eager to...

Anna’s Adventures: “Redeployment” by Phil Klay

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016

I have not had the opportunity to crack a book that has not been related directly to class since August. For two and a half months, every page has been assigned reading. The Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival pushed me to read...

Anna’s Adventures: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

In Barnes and Noble this summer, I picked up “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs. The outside cover intrigued me as it was a little girl with a strange crown on her head, and her feet were a few...

Anna’s Adventures: Dolce Vita: a place for coffee, wine

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

As a college student and being over the drinking age, my two favorite beverages of choice are coffee and wine. Luckily, there is a place in Florence that serves both, Dolce Vita. Dolce Vita is located on Dargan Street in Downtown...

Anna’s Adventures: Starfire Grill

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

A good way to test the quality of a restaurant is to go with your closest friends. This is exactly what my bridesmaids and I did with Starfire Grill. We converged on the restaurant for me to formally “propose” to the lovely...

Anna’s Adventure: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

One of my favorite things about summer break is that I actually have time to read for pleasure rather than for a class. Every summer, like an annual tradition, I dust off my absolute favorite seven books, the “Harry Potter”...