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Comedy crosses political divide at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By Sanaa Khan, Columnist

May 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner took place Saturday night, an annual event when, as President Obama dubbed it, “Washington celebrates itself.” With this being the president’s last year in office, and with the current political climate, the event’s speakers had plenty of material to...

Box Office Report: “John Wick”

Box Office Report: “John Wick”

October 30, 2014


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My thought process walking out (or escaping) the theater was to label “John Wick” as either bad or really bad depending on how pissed off traffic made me on the ride home. And I will say that I hit more red lights than I intended to.  The film concerns a retired hit man played by Keanu Reeves, who bre...

Glee’s Lauren Potter lives her dream

Glee’s Lauren Potter lives her dream

By Brittney Nadler

October 27, 2014


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She strode across the stage sporting a black leather jacket, a red blouse and jeans, wasting no time in announcing how lucky she is to be living her dream of being an actress. “Glee” star Lauren Potter visited the University’s Lincoln Hall Theatre on Sunday at 7 p.m. to talk about overcoming obstac...

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

October 23, 2014


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Quite possibly vying to be the biggest surprise of Oscar season, “Fury” is a driven movie capable of evoking strong emotions in any viewer.  At first glance it might seem to be another rudimentary war film, cookie cut with a star-studded cast and dazzling special effects; however, it was far more dev...