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Robot Penguin Rover

Robot Penguin Rover

Jessica Parker
November 11, 2014
Filed under BLOGS, Darwin's Finches

In the latest Zoological news, baby penguin robots are conducting research on unsuspecting king, and emperor penguins. King penguins look very similar to their larger cousins the emperor penguins. King penguins also don't live in the midst of Antarctica like the emperors, but live in the sub-antarctic...

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher
September 11, 2014
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. For the past three years at Whitman (I feel old), I have used my weekly trip to the movie theater to keep me sane. This semester, with my film thesis, oral exams and math written exams looming, the movie industry better offer some high-octane escapisms to keep me fr...

Entire Summer Movie Season Recap

Nathan Fisher
August 23, 2012
Filed under A&E, Reviews

MMMMOOOVIES were my great escape from working a zillion hours at two minimum-wage jobs lifeguarding and scooping balls at the golf-driving rang. Thankfully, this summer was filled with great flicks. Here's my arbitrary grouping of movies that I saw this summer. Enjoy! Risqué (Shakin' your junk!):...

“Happy Feet Two” fails to find its wings

“Happy Feet Two” fails to find its wings

Nathan Fisher
December 1, 2011
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Reviews

Little baby penguins singing and dancing are only cute for so long. "Happy Feet Two" tries to rekindle the love of the first dancing and singing penguins movie but falls flat like a penguin trying to fly. The main plot of the film follows Mumble (Elijah Wood), now a grown-up, and his son Erik, who, unlike his dad, cannot sing...

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