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The Breakdown: Mother vs. Rosemary
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The Breakdown: Mother vs. Rosemary

By Sean Minton After the release of “Mother!” (2017) directed by Darren Aronofsky, many have speculated that they have seen a film too similar to Aronofsky’s, “Rosemary’s Baby,” (1968) directed by Roman Polanski. Critics accuse Aronofsky of plagiarism stating that the films are identical. Even one of the movie posters featuring “Mother!” looks as if...

Majoring in my minor:  Poetry Night stage fright
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Majoring in my minor: Poetry Night stage fright

By Sarah Richards Being a Health Information Technology student, I seem an unlikely poet.  I’m not all broody in a not-so-little-black dress, hanging out in non-corporate coffee shops, and my lipstick more resembles the color of blood than death. My writing took off when I ended up placing in a college writing contest, with a...

Annabelle: Creation
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Annabelle: Creation

By Jennifer Brandon In the fourth film of the Conjuring series, “Annabelle: Creation” communicates the origin story of the possessed doll, Annabelle, who was shown briefly in the first film, “The Conjuring” and takes the audience to the time before its predecessor, “Annabelle” was based. Director David F. Sandberg entertains audiences with plenty of jump-scares,...

Artist Spotlight
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Artist Spotlight

Life After Art with Elise Lampert By Sean Minton Everyone needs an outlet relating to their passions. Whether it is from writing poetry or interpretive dancing, expression into art helps those who are stressed about work or school enter a realm catered to their liking. For art major Elise Lampert, her outlet is through graphic...

The Breakdown: Stephen King’s IT
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The Breakdown: Stephen King’s IT

By: Jennifer Brandon An entire generation of children faced coulrophobia: an abnormal fear of clowns. This happened after the 1990 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s book, “It: A Novel,” aired for the first time on ABC. Many young viewers never looked at clowns, or sewer grates, the same. Stephen King has often been called the...

Four films to Netflix and thrill
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Four films to Netflix and thrill

By Sean Minton Grab some snacks on Halloween and watch one of these four horror films on Netflix. Although there are classics like “Jaws” and “Hellraiser” on the streaming site, these movies further extend the genre, but also appeal to current audiences. Creep (2015) Since “The Blair Witch Project” was released in 1999, found-footage horror...

Back To School Playlist
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Back To School Playlist

By Sean Minton Now that school has started it’s not too late to keep that summer spirit. This playlist is filled with nine songs to get everyone back into the groove of school and work. “Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato Demi Lovato has a message for the haters from her long-awaited single since her...

10 Songs for the Summer
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10 Songs for the Summer

10 Songs for Summer by Sean Minton “Breakfast” by Fleur East This song by 2014 X Factor runner-up, Fleur East, is the perfect anthem for the summer, for it is filled with instrumental breakdowns great for either dancing with friends or partying with strangers. It is also combined with repetitive verses everyone can sing to...

Movie Review: What We Do In the Shadows
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Movie Review: What We Do In the Shadows

By Elizabeth Shaw Imagine watching through the eyes of a reality TV camera lens every notable vampire—  Dracula, Nosferatu, Lestat, and more— as roommates who are making a go of it in Wellington, New Zealand.  On the surface, this could accurately describe the 2014 feature “What We Do in the Shadows,” but this mockumentary horror-comedy...

Netflix Review: 13 Reasons Why
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Netflix Review: 13 Reasons Why

  By Brittany Lane Based off the book of the same name by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why premiered on March 31st to an awaiting fan base.  The premise of the series follows Clay Jensen who one day gets a box of tapes from his crush Hannah Baker who had committed suicide. These tapes were to be given to...