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People’s Prism: Introductions are funny things

People’s Prism: Introductions are funny things

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

October 30, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

Weston, a  28-year-old graduate student, is all too familiar with  introductions. When Weston meets new people, it can easily be compared to the motion of riding a flying saucer down a snow hill the size of those giant Icees every ‘good’ gas station has. Sometimes the social dynamics click instantly...

T.R. Hildebrandt: I’m OK, You’re A(sexual)-OK

T.R. Hildebrandt: I’m OK, You’re A(sexual)-OK

T.R. Hildebrandt, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Opinions

It’s accepted as a given among reasonable folk that humans are born straight, gay, or somewhere in between. As an example, I might be a “1” on the famous Kinsey scale if not for the existence of Ewan McGregor, which bumps it up to almost a “2.” Furthermore, society is becoming increasingly...

Inspiration with Lindsey: Importance of Finding Motivation’s Source

Inspiration with Lindsey: Importance of Finding Motivation’s Source

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

October 20, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Motivation, our unsaid but understood commonality, particularly as college students, might be worth self-assessing by discovering what strengthens it. Yikes, discovering motivation’s source sounds complicated, right? Perhaps, motivation could be minor, but then again, it is the thing pushing us to...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Melancholia” evenly separates its hits, misses

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

These days, you probably know Danish film director Lars von Trier for 2013’s “Nymphomaniac,” a two-part borderline pornographic drama advertised with the O-faces of Shia LaBeouf and the rest of its famous cast members. Back when 2011’s “Melancholia” came out, people knew him for decla...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Mind Game” profoundly motivating

Luke Ulatowski, Staff reporter

October 12, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

This column is in desperate need of some positivity, but no fear; this week I’ll be giving a positive review to a positive movie. It’s one of Netflix’s greatest (and few) hidden gems. “Mind Game” is a surreal 2004 Japanese animated film directed by Masaaki Yuasa, who is known for ma...

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