With Halloween over with, many people are wanting to stay in this spooky season. One way to keep our bones rattling is a good horror movie, and 2019 has got a lot of them. While we will always have the classics, like Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Halloween,there are also some really good horror movies that have come about in the year … Continue reading Missed out on Halloween? Well, these 2019 horror movies will keep your spirits up!
Hello all you excited witches and vampires, it’s that time of year again. Dust off those broomsticks, heat up those cauldrons and get ready to have some fun cause Dubuque and Clarke has numerous attractions for all types of ghouls during the Halloween Season! IREAD Trick or Treat for UNICEF Monday October 28 4:00 – 5:30pm Want to volunteer for Halloween and prove … Continue reading Looking to get spooked? Well, here are some things you could do this Halloween season!
With everything that has come out towards comedy and cancel culture, specifically the Shane Gillis firing and the remarks by Todd Phillips, I wanted to shed my personal thoughts on comedy and cancel culture. I myself have always had an interest in comedians and stand-up since I was younger. I grew up as the jokester in my friend group, and I wasn’t afraid to … Continue reading Is Cancel Culture Killing Comedy? An opinion on recent remarks from Todd Phillips and others
Caution: spoilers below! Buckle up boys, the girls are taking over! That’s right: on International Women’s Day, Marvel released the one, the only Captain Marvel. This will not be a review, but rather a reflection on what I took from the film and how it affected me personally. That being said, for all you who haven’t somehow seen it, buckle up and go see it … Continue reading How Captain Marvel won me over (the second time around)
Life in Apartment 303 can be unexpected. There are so many different temperaments between me and my five roommates, but we all share similar enough personalities. We are all social creatures, so the apartment is always full. Described by my roommate Lauryn, it’s like “living with a pack of wolves.” Almost every night, our guy friends visit and do their homework in our living room. … Continue reading To knit or knot to knit?
From March 7th to the 10th, the Clarke University Drama and Musical Theater Department will be performing Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett at Terence Donaghoe Hall. The show features a five person cast, including students Jamese Kane, Kayla Winandy, Riley Beckett, Alannah Walker, and alumnus Colin Muenster (‘08). Waiting for Godot is, according to director Joe Klinebriel, a piece of work that belongs to … Continue reading Don’t wait to see Waiting for Godot
With the Academy Awards coming up tomorrow, many movie fans are on the edge of their seats, wondering what movies are going to win. Well, as your resident movie lover, I have some ideas on who I think should win based on my personal tastes and interests. Keep in mind I said personal choice. While I’d consider myself someone who has a lot of film … Continue reading Who will take home the Oscar? Predictions for the 2019 Oscar ceremony
From the get go, I will admit that I am biased. I have been a fan of Janelle Monáe since she released the song “Tightrope” in 2010. From the moment I saw her dancing across an asylum in a tuxedo, I was in love. Through the releases of her more eclectic ArchAndroid and ElectricLady albums, I retained a deep seated respect for her and her … Continue reading Dirty Computer: The biggest snub of the 2019 Grammys
This past Monday on November 12th, Marvel mogul Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. The creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-man, Hulk, Wolverine and so many more was beloved by generations—from adult comic lovers to young Marvel movie fans. Lee began his career in the comic industry during a tumultuous time in the country. Starting at the Timley Comics company in the … Continue reading Stan Lee, Marvel Comics icon, passes at 95
With the recent conclusion of October, we’ve reached a time for reflection on the season of spooky costumes, pumpkin spiced lattes, and art! While many non-artists might not be familiar with the trend that is Inktober, this annual challenge has become quite the phenomenon in recent years. Inktober was created back in 2009, by an artist who refers to themselves as Mr. Jake Parker. Originally, … Continue reading Looking Back on a Month of Art: An #Inktober Reflection