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More than the movies: 17th Ebertfest brings sense of community

More than the movies: 17th Ebertfest brings sense of community

By Annabeth Carlson, Assistant features editor

April 20, 2015

In The Virginia Theatre’s gold, ornate rooms, the aroma of popcorn wafted through the air Wednesday night as people socialized and took programs from ushers. Outside, the theatre’s sign illuminated the reason behind the commotion: 17th annual Ebertfest. Ebertfest, founded by the late-movie critic and Univ...

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

May 6, 2014

He just might have the coolest pair of glasses on campus. Josh Doil, senior in LAS, has fitted his prescription lenses to Google Glass, a hands-free technology device that allows many of the same functions as a smartphone, including a camera, to be displayed in a tiny glass prism above the right eye. Tho...