56° F

Fog/Mist

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Etcetera

‘The Maze Runner’ falls short of high expectations with stale plot

September 26th, 2014

Fear, paranoia and vapid storytelling are winding their way through “The Maze Runner,” which despite looking promising, falters through its self-made maze with middling characters.

Banned Books Week celebrates controversial classics

September 26th, 2014

This week is known as “Banned Books Week” in the U.S., in which people are encouraged to celebrate books that were once or are currently banned around the world.

Thinking positively may lead to better and longer life

September 26th, 2014

Metaphors are wonderful. They explain the world in a way that is different than it is, yet, somehow, they make this complex life more comprehensible.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ effectively mixes together humor, action, drama

September 18th, 2014

With a new start to the school year, so started a new superhero group for Marvel Studios to introduce to theater goers everywhere, as “Guardians of the Galaxy” wins out as one of the most entertaining Marvel films yet.

Fall season brings excitement, fresh new activities

September 18th, 2014

Summer has come and gone, and now we get to look ahead towards fall and winter. Optimistically, this article is here to help. We are going to go over some things to look forward to in autumn!

Student involvement an important aspect of college life

September 18th, 2014

It is hard to believe that summer is almost completely behind us, and soon, we will already be a month into the new school year. Students are getting settled into their dorms, apartments, or houses, getting used to a new schedule and set of syllabi and, of course, trying to fit in by joining a club, group or ensemble.

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ mixes solid action with uninspired story

May 8th, 2014

The high-flying web slinger is back in theaters with “The Amazing Spider- Man 2,” though it might not be as amazing as the title describes.

‘Under the Skin’ proves to be underground gem

May 8th, 2014

“Under the Skin” is a film that can only be viewed in underground theaters, which is a shame, because this Scarlett Johansson thriller is a slow-burning, stylistic gem worth seeking out.

Renowned band conductor works with student musicians

May 8th, 2014

As the school year quickly comes to a close, the UW-River Falls music department is working to squeeze in as many concerts as they can before summer comes.

Religion salesmen push boundaries with aggressive advertising style

May 1st, 2014

Last week a few of my friends and I were walking back to our dorms when we were stopped by three adults and asked if we could answer a few questions with the promise that this encounter would only take a few minutes out of our day.