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“Blue Ruin” stunningly honest, goes above and beyond

“Blue Ruin” stunningly honest, goes above and beyond

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

As long as the will to make money without earning it thrives, so does Kickstarter. Whether it’s a shoddy, broken video game or a bowl of potato salad, plenty of artists’ wishes have been granted for the price of the legion. The quality of Kickstarter projects isn’t always great, but what d...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Battle Royale” a B-movie thriving on concept

Movie Monday with Luke: “Battle Royale” a B-movie thriving on concept

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

Can you name a film from Japan that isn’t animated? Probably. And it’s probably 2000’s “Battle Royale,” the late Kinji Fukasaku’s bloody thriller based on a novel of the same name by Koushun Takami. Celebrated for its unique, gripping concept of teenagers fighting each other for survi...

Public Speaking classes unite to preach change on speech day

Public Speaking classes unite to preach change on speech day

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students from two separate Public Speaking classes led by professors Casey Schmitt, assistant professor of communication, and Charlie Krebbs, associate professor of theatre and speech, took turns taking the stage of the Bradley Theater to speak about the universal topic of change....

Movie Monday with Luke: “Scream” savvy, worth discussion

Movie Monday with Luke: “Scream” savvy, worth discussion

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

It’s almost Halloween, so in the spirit of the season, why don’t we look at a slasher film this week? Let’s see…Which one would you like to watch? 1978’s “Halloween,” 1980’s “Friday the 13th,” or 1984’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street?” You know what, let’s just do a roule...

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...

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