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Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

December 12, 2018

While critics are often known for being harsh in their reviews, audiences are becoming worse when it comes to the quality of a film, which raises the question: What’s wrong with just having a good t...

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

November 28, 2018

Critic and audience reviews used to be the key factors in viewing how successful a film was, but now the only thing that matters are box office numbers. Although this is not as problematic for smal...

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

September 23, 2018

Audience members fought back tears as both alumni and students filled the stage and lined the aisles of the Carpenter Performing Arts Center auditorium to sing a final goodbye for Carolyn Bremer. The Bob ...

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a step toward something great

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a step toward something great

November 25, 2017

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a frustrating game because with every step it took forward, it took two steps back. It confronted all the issues of its predecessor with an array of new blasters, a wide cast o...

Star Wars Day: ‘May the fourth’ be with you, next gen

Star Wars Day: ‘May the fourth’ be with you, next gen

May 4, 2015

As a young girl of Generation Y who spent an immense amount of time jamming 11.5-inch Barbie dolls into my brother’s Imperial AT-AT walker, my affinity for the ‘70s, space-set saga started early. Announcing...