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REVIEW: Halloween Horror Recommendations: ‘Lake Mungo’

Graphic made in Canva by Rahul Lal.

Bradley Hinkson

September 17, 2020

With Halloween quickly approaching, why not spend that time recommending some horror films to get everyone in the mood for the spooky season? Have you ever seen a photo of a supposed ghost and wanted to know the story behind it? “Lake Mungo” tells that story and it might be more emotionally dra...

REVIEW: MasterClass offers students one-year membership for $1

Dylan McNeill

September 17, 2020

MasterClass will offer all college students a year long subscription to their platform for only $1 on Sept. 17.

OPINION: Don’t sit by and let transphobia happen

Caster Semenya photo by l3o_ is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. J. K. Rowling photo by Daniel Ogren is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Graphic made in Canva by Robbie Pierce.

Robbie Pierce

September 15, 2020

J.K. Rowling’s newest book “Troubled Blood” is about a man dressing as a woman to kill women. Yes, because what we truly needed as a society was an HD remaster of all the worst parts of “Silence of the Lambs.” The book’s release came after months of Rowling getting more and more transphobic...

OPINION: A guide to dating during a pandemic

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Lauren Vannucci

September 14, 2020

I'm so single that I felt sexual tension from a guy picking up White Claws next to me at the grocery store. I thought we were about to kiss!   

OPINION: Defunding the police is the only option left

Protestors in Roseville, California march across the street during a Black Live Matter protest organized by Woodcreek High School students Saturday Sept. 5, 2020.

Jordan Parker

September 11, 2020

"It’s become clear that excessive police funding takes away funding from education, city enrichment and other services in low-income communities and in communities of color," writes opinion writer Jordan Parker.

REVIEW: Don’t try to understand ‘Tenet’ — just feel it

John David Washington stars in the new anticipated film

Bradley Hinkson

September 10, 2020

Early on in “Tenet” when the character known only as “The Protagonist,” played by John David Washington, is first given information about “inverted” materials brought from the future, he is told to not try to understand it, but to just feel it. At this moment, I knew how to look at the film:...

REVIEW: Memory, identity and interpretation in ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

The Young Woman, played by Jessie Buckley, must endure an uncomfortable dinner with her boyfriend Jake, played by Jesse Plemons, and his parents, played by Toni Collette and David Thewlis. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Bradley Hinkson

September 9, 2020

Charlie Kaufman's new film “I'm Thinking of Ending Things” will make you question everything you see. Throughout the film the main protagonist, perfectly played by Jessie Buckley, is constantly changing. It could be her name: Is it Lucy? Lucia? It changes so much that she just goes by “Young W...

KYLIEBYTES: What can we do about the digital divide?

KYLIEBYTES: What can we do about the digital divide?

Kylie Robison

September 9, 2020

I’m Kylie Robison and this is KYLIEBYTES, a column where I talk about technology and its impact on society. Follow me on Twitter @kylie_robison for more. The idea of Wi-Fi being a fundamental right was once laughable, but now that almost all operations are virtual, millions of students are stru...

OPINION: A passive aggressive guide for going to restaurants during a pandemic

Graphic by Magaly Muñoz.

Magaly Muñoz, opinion editor

September 8, 2020

Being a manager at a restaurant means I already deal with my fair share of rude and picky people, so I’m not sure why I thought people were going to be smart and mindful during a worldwide health crisis. It seems that a lot of individuals in this country don’t have more than two working brain cel...

OPINION: Chadwick Boseman was a superhero who inspired the world

Jordan Parker

September 2, 2020

When you’re an actor, you get one shot to wow a crowd. You either impress or disappoint. For me, Chadwick Boseman never failed to impress. He was a talent you could never get enough of. It was a Twitter alert that sunk my heart. “'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman dies aged 43 after four-year...

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