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Author archive: Bethany Lovejoy

October 11, 2017

‘Made of Honor’ is not made of greatness

“Made of Honor” starts with what is perhaps my favorite reoccurring movie plot, a playboy falls in love with an actually okay human being and gets friend-zoned. Said man then waits until his best friend is about to be married to ruin her life and take out any love rivals.

October 4, 2017

Sustainably Ugly: Ugly food may be the solution to under-balanced college diet

Growing up I’ve had a strange relationship with food due to my parent’s choices in employment.

October 4, 2017

Hocus Pocus lives up to why you fell in love with it as a child

To preface this review, I would like to state that I am not a fan of Sarah Jessica Parker. This is not for reasons concerning appearance or the sound of her voice, this is for the personal belief that Sarah Jessica Parker is only capable of playing two people.

September 27, 2017

Cult classic ‘Heathers’ touches on serious topics with off-brand comedy

Heathers is a 1989 thriller comedy starring Winona Ryder. Like almost every other movie starring Winona Ryder this movie is considered a cult movie and later led to a musical and a strange Instagram ad campaign for a tv show.

September 27, 2017

Childhood fanfictions help build skills for future writing projects

I saw myself as a superhero when I was twelve years old.

September 20, 2017

Sometimes growing up means giving up

When I was five years old I thought it would be simple enough. I’d vocalize to my parents, “When I grow up I want to write big books,” and then fifteen years later out of nowhere I would be the next J.K. Rowling. I honestly believed in some part of my tiny mind that simply vocalizing things would make them certain to happen. Every single day I would make my parents one-page papers with article after article written by me, the future author. “You might want to keep it,” I told my father, “I’m gonna be big.”

September 20, 2017

The Prince and Me isn’t the romance story you’ve been looking for

The Prince and Me, not to be mistaken for the Prince and I, is a 2004 romantic comedy about a pre-med student with little passion for the liberal arts and a prince with a strong passion for the female figure.

April 19, 2017

Characterization in fantasy is important to get lost in the story

As a creative writing major, I have spent the past few semesters learning about how to properly craft a fictional story to gather readership.

April 12, 2017

Living with a nut allergy on campus can make you nuts

My father owns a restaurant in small town Minnesota, where you rarely hear anyone mention an allergy of any kind.

February 22, 2017

Television gets campy again with musicals

Many people cringe when they think of musical theatre, complaining of over-the-top dance numbers and nonsensical singing that detracts rather than adds to the plot.