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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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“Annihilation” Destined to Be a Classic

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter March 1, 2018

Alex Garland’s “Annihilation” is a film as captivating as it is disturbing. Set in a national forest following an unexplained biological disaster, the film focuses on the fate of a team of scientists...

Book Review: “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel shatters clichés

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor November 10, 2015
Full of dark suspense and masterfully-executed plot twists, “Station Eleven” leaves the reader disturbed without delving into the gory minutia transpiring at the beginning of civilization’s collapse.
Artists Politics Dont Define Their Own Work

Artists’ Politics Don’t Define Their Own Work

Andy Monserud November 21, 2013
A couple of weeks ago, I watched a film that I have wanted to see for a long time. Ever since I read "Ender’s Game" for the first time in 2005, I always wished for a film version. Blissfully engrossed in a 10-year-old’s fantasy, I sat through the movie without a care in the world.

Walla Walla Book Nooks Delight Buyers

Serena Runyan September 26, 2013
Take a trip downtown and discover three independent bookstores in Walla Walla.
Illustration by Ruth Hwang

‘Oblivion’ Visually Stunning, Lacks Plot

Nathan Fisher April 25, 2013

After a grueling week of studying, I looked forward to escaping to the theater to sit back, relax, have a few laughs and be entertained. Unfortunately, the only new movie released this week was the...

Looper delivers futuristic twists, thrills

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

Nathan Fisher October 4, 2012
Nathan Fisher takes a look at "Looper," a new futuristic thriller that blends moral dilemmas with time-travel and telekinesis.
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