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The problem with misrepresentation

Maura Kelly, Opinion Columnist March 9, 2023

Popular media frequently attempts to spread awareness on a variety of mental and neurological differences that people experience. In today’s commercialist society, these differences are easily capitalized...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Netflix Announces Chef’s Table: Antarctica

Rebecca Gluck, Group Chat Watcher March 30, 2017

The producers of Chef’s Table–a Netflix series that highlights the best chefs from different countries–announced last week that they will be adding Antarctica to the list of countries that the...

Illustration by Haley King

Ava DuVernay’s “13th” follows transformative systems of oppresion

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter November 17, 2016

The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist...

“Amanda Knox” a raw look at the media

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter October 9, 2016

This past week, I attended a meeting for students planning to study abroad. Around 20 students and myself anxiously sat together, waiting for the speaker talk us through the process of choosing and applying...

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Recapping the Summer Movie Season

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor September 8, 2016

More than any other summer in recent memory, the current summer season has proved deeply troubling for the state of the film industry, in regards to the quality of films, the kinds of films that...

Netflix Gems: The Best Films You Didn’t Hear About

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer March 3, 2016
"Nightcrawler", "Beyond the Lights" and "White God" are among the better films to grace Netflix in the past year.

Entire Class of 2017 Declares Film and Media Studies Major

Melina Hughes April 3, 2014
The entire first-year class of 2017 has collectively declared themselves as film and media studies majors. Upperclassmen and faculty respond with gratuitous eye-rolling.
Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Nathan Fisher January 30, 2014
Nathan Fisher expands on his TV binge-watching habits over break.

Girl Does Things Over Break

Melina Hughes December 5, 2013
Singular student actually get's work done over break.
Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Andy Monserud September 26, 2013
As an incoming first-year, I’ve been presented with plenty of distractions in these first few weeks, but most of them seem to be on the decline. The initial scramble for new social circles and interests has calmed down, and the first-year class as a whole seems to have had our fill of vomiting outside Jewett bathrooms for a while. But now I have to deal with a new threat to my well-being: a Netflix subscription. Why go to fraternity parties when I could catch up on “Breaking Bad?" Streaming is a blessing and a curse to the bored college student, and as the entertainment industry catches up with technology, the future of online streaming is hazy.
Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Nathan Fisher March 7, 2013
Looking for good movies this Spring Break? Skip the theaters and check out Netflix instead.

Netflix It: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

christopherbryson February 3, 2012

Hello to all readers and allow me to introduce myself: I am Christopher Bryson, a junior and a self-proclaimed cinephile. In keeping with the latter, one of the things I enjoy the most is introducing and...

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