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Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

blogs

January 19, 2016


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So my previous weekend consisted largely of lazing about in my basement, watching DVDs from Redbox with friends. Therefore, I thought I would review a few of the flicks I watched during those beautiful, slothful days. And maybe you’ll feel compelled to check out some of these new DVD releases.   Minions:...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

Contributor

December 1, 2015


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A stark improvement from the bland, excessive placeholder film that preceded it, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” serves as an intense, climactic finale to the profitable franchise. The last film follows Katniss, now a symbol of hope and resistance against the Capitol, as she discards her role...

Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

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October 31, 2015


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Although many disagree on the exact “golden age” of horror movies, many horror fans agree that it is long past, now replaced with manufactured, repetitive franchises. However, not all hope is lost for modern horror fans. Here are a few horror movies that have come out in the 2000s that are worth...

Film Would You Rather Part 3

Film Would You Rather Part 3

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October 22, 2015


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"Go ahead, make my day." 'Cause our last installment of our film would you rather series is sure to make your day!   10) Would you rather only be able to watch “Star Wars” or “Star Trek” for the rest of your life? Ellen: “Star Wars.” Personally, I don’t have much of a con...

Film Would You Rather Part 2

Film Would You Rather Part 2

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October 21, 2015


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"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn!" Here's part two of our three-part series of would-you-rather questions. For our previous set of would-you-rather questions, click here. 6) Would you rather give up Walt Disney or Hayao Miyazaki films for the rest of your life? Christine: I’d ...

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

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October 20, 2015


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"It's alive! It's alive!" That's right, Reel Talk is alive and back for its third year. And in honor of our third year, we have been upgraded to three contributors! Today, we'll be introducing new Reel Talk bloggers Ellen Peng and Jessica Mo. Senior Ellen Peng is one of our News editors here on staff...

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

feature

August 11, 2015


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Odelia Satchivi, Catholic, social moderate and junior, attends church at Our Lady of Mount Carmel every week, is an active member of her church youth group and participates in regular church retreats. Despite her active role within her church, Satchivi said her views on many social issues do not completely...

Broadening the Buddy Bubble. Why you should pursue friendships beyond your bubble.

Broadening the Buddy Bubble. Why you should pursue friendships beyond your bubble.

perspectives

August 11, 2015


Filed under Print, Print Columnists

As I look around my lunch table, I notice that my friends, like me, are predominantly Asian. This is an effect of the “Asian bubble,” which refers to the racially homogenous social circle I share with most of my friends and acquaintances. However, this social homogeneity is not limited to Asian...

Sundance favorite “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” triumphs

Sundance favorite “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” triumphs

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May 28, 2015


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A clever and candid play on the typical teen cancer story, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" remains offbeat and earnest while offering a homespun feel. In this unconventional story of friendship, a self-loathing, awkward filmmaker named Greg is forced to hang out with his classmate after she is diagnosed...

STEM Club applies for computer science grant

STEM Club applies for computer science grant

News

February 20, 2015


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Club plans to apply for a grant on May 1 in order to create a program that peer mentors students through teaching them computer science, according to Kimaya Raje, STEM Club president and junior. “Basically, since we’re STEM Club we wan...