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‘The Book of Life’ offers heartwarming entertainment, along with unique plot

October 24th, 2014

The newest film in theaters, “The Book of Life,” manages to show beauty in the dead coming back, though the dead could maybe be a bit slower, so we can appreciate them.

Shakespeare quote inspires new thoughts on social media

October 24th, 2014

An extremely famous playwright once said, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts.”

Unexplained events on campus cause feelings of unease

October 24th, 2014

Following last week’s shooting threat on campus, I think it is safe to say a lot of unusual circumstances have been taking place.

Ask Kayla

October 24th, 2014

I am having a difficult time balancing my workload with school and my friends. What can I do to help relieve some of this stress? –Pulled In All Different Directions

Popular ‘based on a true story’ films provide more fiction than fact, but are worthwhile

October 17th, 2014

If you are a movie lover, you will know that there are a number of movies out there that are “based on a true story,” but what does this really mean?

‘The Boxtrolls’ fails to meet lofty expectations

October 10th, 2014

Another stopmotion feature film out in theaters is a refreshing sight to see. “The Boxtrolls,” while being an enjoyable film, is still a far reach from the past works done by its production studio.

Director David Fincher leaves audiences guessing with twisted thriller ‘Gone Girl’

October 10th, 2014

After one of the worst blockbuster summers in recent memory, Oscar season is finally here with the opening of “Gone Girl,” just in time to revive our love for the American cinema.

Ferguson panel discussion sparks important conversation about race

October 2nd, 2014

At first, the audience that gathered in the late afternoon of Sept. 22 at the UW-River Falls Kinnickinnic Theater seemed nervous to talk; the theater was sparsely filled, with only 60 seats occupied out of a 150 seat capacity.

Student urges others to visit on-campus Writing Center

October 2nd, 2014

The problem with school is the homework. We attend classes, learn new concepts, and then we are expected to display this knowledge in the form of assignments, which isn’t necessarily bad, but the tasks are time-consuming and occasionally difficult.

‘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.