The Campus

How to leave your dragon: A heartbreaking series finale

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

March 1, 2019

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How do friendships define us? “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” Dean DeBlois’ third and final film in the series, searches for the answers to that question in a heartbreaking and nostalgic conclusion reminiscent of P...

‘On the Basis of Sex’: A fun, engaging story with a powerful message

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

January 25, 2019

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Who was it all for, if not for me? The powerful question is asked by Jane Ginsburg, played by Cailee Spaeny, in Mimi Leder’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic “On the Basis of Sex.” The film follows Ruth, played by Felicity Jone...

‘Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ an unfortunate twist on classic tale

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018

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It seems some stories are harder to tell than others — harder to update, anyway. “Some locks are harder than others,” Drosselmeyer tells protagonist Klara in the most recent adaptation of “The Nutcracker” — Lasse H...

2018 ‘Halloween’ slashes its way to top of October charts

Jen Rodriguez, Senior Opinion Editor

October 25, 2018

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On Oct. 31, 2014, I woke up from an after school nap in my living room to the first few minutes of the 1978 movie “Halloween.” My dad was handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, and I groaned about having to deal with a horr...

‘White Boy Rick’: Why tell the story?

Dominic Bell, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

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This past weekend, moviegoers may have been torn between “White Boy Rick,” the story of a teenage FBI informant-turned-drug ‘kingpin,’ and the “Jennifer Garner-meets-John-Rambo” travesty that is “Peppermint.” If they...

‘A Simple Favor’ tackles dark comedy in suburban setting

Marley Parish, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018

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Hell hath no fury like a woman trapped in suburbia. Directed by Paul Feig, “A Simple Favor,” tells the story of Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) and Emily Nelson (Blake Lively) — two mothers of elementary schoolers, ...

Curing seasonal heartbreak

Cameron Neiblum, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The dark winter months carry a series of different body-aching illnesses, plaguing the college with fatigue, coughing fits, stuffy noses and worst of all, heartache. It is during this time, when the snow continues to fall and ...

From bookshelves to big screens

Margaret Malley, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Fans of James Dashner’s award winning book series, “The Maze Runner,” anxiously waited for Jan. 17, when the third and final movie adaptation of the series was released, “The Death Cure.” I was among them, but after...

50 shades of disappointment

February 16, 2017

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