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Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

April 17, 2018

Demons, monsters and mutation can be scary, but they don’t match the fear of being penniless in a society that values people based on their wealth. “Most Beautiful Island” explores this all too real nightmare while remaining a deceptive a...

‘Saturday Night Live’ needs new scripts if it wants to stay alive

‘Saturday Night Live’ needs new scripts if it wants to stay alive

April 17, 2018

“Saturday Night Live” is a renowned name in the world of sketch-comedy. Everyone has heard of it and most have watched an episode. However, for the millennial generation, “SNL” has fallen short of t...

Matt’s Munchies: Taco Beach is a getaway close to campus

Matt’s Munchies: Taco Beach is a getaway close to campus

April 11, 2018

It’s rare for food to taste like it came straight from the place it originated, but when the decor of the restaurant brings you into the country it came from as well, it offers a new feeling of imme...

Canonizing comics: Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’

Canonizing comics: Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’

April 11, 2018

The most admirable quality of “Persepolis” is its sincerity. The author never hesitates to critique foreign powers meddling in her home, or herself. At over 300 pages in length, “Persepolis...

‘Empathetic’ tackles animal cruelty and our apathy toward the issue

‘Empathetic’ tackles animal cruelty and our apathy toward the issue

April 10, 2018

People usually don’t consider how their decisions and choices affect the world around them, or the lives of the animals that surround them. With plenty of distractions, entertainment and activities, t...

‘Far Cry 5’ takes the fight home while sticking to its roots

‘Far Cry 5’ takes the fight home while sticking to its roots

April 10, 2018

Thrust into an unfamiliar and dangerous terrain populated with an army of people ready to kill, and one lone protagonist, tasked with going up against it all. This has been the classic “Far Cry” form...