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Movie Review: The Informant!

Movie Review: The Informant!

September 29, 2009


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Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor The poster for "The Informant!," at first glance, reminded me of the poster for "The 40 Year Old Virgin." Not only did both include two overly jolly men, but there was just something about them that made me happy every time I looked at them. Like the poster for "V...

Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s “Up”

Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s “Up”

June 10, 2009


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Lucas Hammerman '10 A&E Editor  Get up and go see Disney-Pixar’s newest film in 3D, “Up.” The film hit theaters May 29 and topped the box office its opening weekend. Do not be fooled into thinking that “Up” is only for elementary school students. "Up" is suitable for audiences of all ages; you can go see it with your girlfriend or boyfriend, friends, or parents too. The f...

Book Review: “Genesis” by Bernard Beckett

Book Review: “Genesis” by Bernard Beckett

June 9, 2009


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Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor In “Genesis,” Bernard Beckett’s style adopts the dialogue and logic driven prose of Isaac Asimov and the evolutionary themes of Arthur C. Clarke, then builds on his literary predecessors, bringing their style and ideas to a new—perhaps, even more innovative—...

The Controversial Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Controversial Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

May 30, 2009


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Lexi Preiser '10 Editor-in-Chief Mark Twain’s infamous novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” has faced a praised, yet controversial, life since its publication in 1884.   Ernest Hemingway, one of Twain’s numerous fans, once wrote, “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called 'Huckleberry Finn'." Des...

Students and Alumni Gather to Celebrate 50 Years of Staples Players

Students and Alumni Gather to Celebrate 50 Years of Staples Players

May 23, 2009


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Constance Chien Features Editor  Only one phrase can most clearly describe the Staples Players 50th Anniversary Revue celebration: over the top. Indeed, how could it not be? With the inclusion of the highlights of some fourteen of the best shows Staples Players has performed in its 50-year history, the experience was unparalleled in energy, rapidity, and unbridled celebratory...

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