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Holiday Playlist: Changing up the classic tunes

Holiday Playlist: Changing up the classic tunes

By Drake Pena

January 27, 2015

The holidays are quickly approaching, and with the excitement of winter break also comes the anticipation of seeing family members, having parties and, of course, endless hours of holiday music. Before you complain about your roommate who started playing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You...

Annual Insect Fear Film Festival to displace fears, stereotypes

Mark Demkovich, graduate student in LAS, remains calm while multiple lubber grasshoppers crawl across him at Morrill Hall.

By Saher Khan

February 20, 2014

Flesh-eating grasshoppers and moth infestations are what attendees will view on the big screen at 31st Annual Insect Fear Film Festival, which will take place at Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday. The annual festival aims to combat people’s fears and stereotypes of insects, said May Berenbaum, fou...