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Book Review of Omega: An Alternate History of Sorts

April 13, 2009

Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor “The hardest task for the historian… is to consider the evidence without prejudice. We all have prior agendas and tend to find what we’re looking for while ignoring anything contrary to our expectations. So history, because it is a human pursuit, is always ...

Book Review: Let Them Read ‘Cake’

April 9, 2009

Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief There is no cake in "I Was Told There'd be Cake," by Sloane Crosley. The closest the book ever comes to cake is a chocolate torte that makes a brief appearance in a disastrous dinner party hosted by the author. Despite this false advertising and the fact that it is not...

Hilarity Triumphs in Uncoventional Rom–Com ‘I Love You Man’

Hilarity Triumphs in Uncoventional Rom–Com ‘I Love You Man’

April 9, 2009

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor Finally, a romantic comedy that guys and girls alike can enjoy. "I Love You Man" is a movie that takes a tired plot and tries to do something new with it. For the most part, it succeeds. "I Love You Man" begins with Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd), a timid real estate agent, prop...

Shakespeare: Teaching His Plays Takes Hard Work

Shakespeare: Teaching His Plays Takes Hard Work

April 9, 2009

Navi Somal '09 & Ben Klaff '10 A&E Editor & Features Editor Four hundred and thirty five years after his death, contemporary writers, actors and filmmakers continue to find inspiration in the works of Shakespeare. But for high school teachers, reviving an interest in Shakespeare in students remains a challenge. Students in the Westport Public School System re...

Jazz Appreciation Month: Tune in this April

April 9, 2009

Constance Chien '10 Web News Editor For all you jazz fanatics, both current and potential, April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). Now, what exactly is Jazz Appreciation Month? Read More »...

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