Archive | September, 2017

Liberals cannot ignore U.S. imperialism

The predominant liberal mindset here in the U.S. is that the Democrats are the sensible party of social and economic justice, while the Republicans are the evil party of rigid social hierarchy and corporate power. While the Democrats are undeniably more sane and willing to compromise than the Republicans, they are more or less equally […]

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Recognize socioeconomic class

The transition to living away from home and going to college is a difficult experience for anyone. Yet, for first-generation college students — whose parents did not attend, let alone graduate, from four-year institutions — the difficulties of the transition are even more challenging. From adapting to academic life while navigating the social scene to […]

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Adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s “Good Omens” coming soon

Mary McLoughlin Staff Writer Neil Gaiman is a famed writer, with many great works such as “The Anansi Boys,” “Neverwhere” and “The Ocean at the End of the Lane.” At some point or another, you’ve seen one of his many books on a shelf. His works are increasingly coming to the small screen; a Starz […]

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“It” was real enough for Georgie: A Movie Review

Desi LaPoole A&E Editor With October just days away, ‘tis the season for all sorts of scary classics and, of course, new horror films hitting theaters. Arguably the best of the new releases is “It,” the reboot and adaptation of the 1990 mini-series and Stephen King’s massive novel of the same name. The story follows […]

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Covers

Two years ago, this very paper published an article recapping Covers, a monthly event where students perform versions of their favorite songs in accordance to a given theme. Though it was extensive, I found the column (“Undercover Mel”) woefully inadequate. Why weren’t my friends and I, who had just performed for the first time, included […]

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Fan-favorite actors, movies and shows win awards at the Emmys

Laura Haley Staff Writer During the evening of Sunday, Sept. 17, the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were hosted by Stephen Colbert, broadcasted live on CBS. In Colbert-like fashion, the awards presentation included political humor, mostly directed at President Trump. As the evening began, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) captured nearly all comedy awards, whereas “Westworld” […]

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