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Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Illustration by Emily Jones

Nathan Fisher

February 21, 2013

Disclaimer: I am a HUGE "Die Hard" fan, and in my book, Bruce Willis is THE MAN.  Needless to say, for months I've been anticipating Valentine's Day, not for the sugar high or the "love is in the air" feeling, but for the premier of "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment of one of my favorite franchises. After a marathon...

‘Argo’ brings history to life

'Argo' brings history to life

Nathan Fisher

October 18, 2012

With the recent tragic deaths of the U.S. Ambassador and three Americans in Libya, I decided to watch Ben Affleck's "Argo," which reaches back to the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis during Jimmy Carter's presidency, when Iranians stormed the U.S. Embassy and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. "Argo," an ama...

Artist Hasan Elahi meets prejudice, profiling with creativity

Credit: Chaoyu Li

Clara Bartlett

November 3, 2011

In 2002, artist Hasan Elahi was apprehended by the FBI in Detroit after stepping off a plane coming from the Netherlands.  Elahi was detained on suspicion of terrorism. While today it is clear that the accusations in question were misguided, the Bangladeshi-born American still remains on the terrorist...

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