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“Wreck-It Ralph” and “Flight” Make for Unlikely, Enjoyable Double Feature

“Wreck-It Ralph” and “Flight” Make for Unlikely, Enjoyable Double Feature

Nathan Fisher

November 8, 2012

Two new releases caught my eye this week, "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flight," and because I thoroughly enjoyed both of these polar opposite movies, I'm writing a twofer this week. Enjoy! First up, "Wreck-It Ralph" is an animated kids' movie about video game characters in an arcade. After the gamers leave the arcade, the characters of each video game have their own lives and c...

The Muppets make a solid comeback in their new movie

Alfredo Villaseñor

December 11, 2011

The Muppets have always had a special place in my heart. I discovered them when I was growing up, after my watching-Disney-movies-on-loop phase. Looking back on them, I've come to the conclusion that the Muppets are far superior to anything of Disney's, largely because the comedy and the content is wide...

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Shelly Le

December 1, 2011

Over Thanksgiving break all four fraternities on campus were hit with a string of burglaries. According to Interfraternity Council Community Relations officer and junior Alejandro Fuentes, the burglaries occurred on two separate occasions. The first burglary occurred between 11:30 p.m. on Thursd...

Congress must act on more Americans going hungry

Congress must act on more Americans going hungry


November 27, 2009

For most of us Thanksgiving means a table piled with mountains of steaming mashed potatoes, roasted turkey carved into hearty slices, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie heaped with whipped cream. But not all families are so lucky and last week millions of Americans gathered aroun...

Cooking together: Collaborative holiday recipes


November 24, 2009

by Kaley Eaton Contributing Reporter Cooking together is one of those things with a warm, fuzzy connotation, by which hundreds of Food Network shows have profited. Unfortunately for some people (yours truly), this can be a nightmare. It entirely depends on who's cooking. When I cooked in a restaurant,...

Whitman students’ favorite holiday traditions


November 13, 2009

Every year, my family puts a Jewish star on top of our Christmas tree. I think it's the only way that, as Jews, we can justify celebrating Christmas. And it looks awesome. Also, once we got yarmulkes (traditional Jewish hats) in our stockings. - Jonas Myers, first-year When my mom and my uncles...

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