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Wednesday, September 17, 2014


‘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.

Labeling proves to be easy, harmful mindset

May 1st, 2014

Labels are all around us. They, by definition, define us. Years of filling out forms has made us particularly susceptible to labels.

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ shows Wes Anderson’s unique talent in full

April 24th, 2014

The great director Wes Anderson is back in theaters with a new farcical film that takes us through ski slopes and quirky characters in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

New Falcon 5 program may have negative results

April 24th, 2014

The Falcon 5 program is a new way to think about all extracurricular activities on campus. It organizes all the activities by breaking them into three separate levels, based on the amount of commitment that will be required by participation.

Aging cat introduces feelings of regret at growing older

April 24th, 2014

For Christmas this past year, my little sister received a newborn kitten as a present from my older sister. After a bit of begging and convincing my dad to let her keep it, she named it Tinsel, or Tinny.

New ‘Captain America’ film packs patriotic punch

April 17th, 2014

Marvel Studios has managed to outdo themselves again with the all-American Captain wonderfully handled in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”

Columnist shares cultural experiences from visiting Japan

April 17th, 2014

Entering a foreign country is a bit like entering a new world. Many things struck me about Japan but the one interesting thing is the contrasting sights of the country. All countries have contrasting views. Ocean and desert, city and countryside, modern and ancient. But Japan has one that is unique.