Review: Student reflects on book series’ personal impact

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor One of my professors recently gave my class the assignment of describing our favorite books. Being quite the bookworm, I was intimidated by the task of choosing my favorite book; how could I choose just...

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‘The Finest Hours’ proves to be a surprisingly entertaining movie

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor Although “The Finest Hours” is no “Star Wars,” “Avengers,” or beloved children’s movie, Disney’s latest film is a touching story about courage and teamwork in the face of overwhelming odds. When a nor’easter hits the...

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Opinion: ‘Formation’ is not the best single, but the most controversial

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor By this point, almost everyone in the United States is at least familiar with Beyoncé’s newest and most controversial song, “Formation.” And most of these people have an opinion about the song, whether it is...

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Review: ‘Mockingjay – Part 2’ is a dismal, but accurate, end to ‘Hunger Games’ series

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief I’ve read the entire “Hunger Games” trilogy only once in my life, and it was during my last year in high school. I blazed through the books in order to prepare for the first “Hunger Games”...

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FDU presents ‘She Loves Me’ on main stage

LAUREN ANGELINI Contributor FDU’s production of “She Loves Me” opened on Wednesday, Dec. 2, and closed on Sunday, Dec. 6. The musical-comedy, on which the movie “You Got Mail” was based, takes place in Hungary during the 1930s and...

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Music review: ‘The Feeling’ is addictive and haunting

JENNIFER DRURY STAFF WRITER Justin Bieber is back on the scene with his new album, “Purpose.” In just its first month, it has already made its way to the number one spot on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums. “The...

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‘True Love Never’ messed with my head quite like ‘Empire’ did

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Guilty pleasures are pretty commonplace in society, when giving into temptation probably isn’t the best idea, but you just can’t help it. From a young age, a guilty pleasure of mine that’s developed over time is...

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‘Steve Jobs’ highlights Apple innovator’s rise to humanity

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer Upon entering the antique Bowtie Cinema Theater here in Madison, I had not one clue as what to expect from the movie depiction of the personal life of Steve Jobs. The film, directed by Danny...

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Review: Damon is charming in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief It has been slightly over a month since “The Martian” was first shown in theaters on Oct. 2, but for those of us just getting the chance to see the film, the movie is still giving...

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‘She Loves Me’ debuts in December at FDU

RACHEL KLEINWAKS Contributor Semester after semester, FDU Theater puts on professional caliber performances with lively casts, vibrant sets and dedicated behind-the-scenes crew. (more…)

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