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Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Party on Campus

Emily Cox Co News Editor October 29, 2019

Nothing seems to scare the University’s administration more than Greek Life. The combination of fraternity brothers and sorority sisters usually spooks the school, but luckily this Halloween season,...

Movies: the underdogs

Paul Benedict August 28, 2003

"Bend It Like Beckham"Box Office Gross: $31.4M"Bend It Like Beckham" actually happens to be one of the few independent films that the general public went to see this summer ($31.4 Mil is great for an indy)....

Impressive chemistry fuels ‘Anger’

Paul Benedict April 24, 2003

Suffering through the spring movie season is almost the equivalent of waiting for that period in between your birthday and Christmas when you're just desperate for money. That said, April is the equivalent...

‘Daredevil’ just crashes and burns

Paul Benedict February 13, 2003

Among Hollywood's superhero projects, "Daredevil" probably ranks as the least eminent, especially this year with fellow Marvel comics "X2" and "Hulk" soon to hit theaters. And there's reason behind this:...


Despite flaws, ‘Biker Boyz’ ride into theaters with strong finish

Paul Benedict January 30, 2003

It’s January, and we know what that means. Now is the time of year when studios release their post-holiday bait “B” fare with the hopes that maybe, just maybe, one of their releases might click well...

‘Biker’ boys coast through production woes

Paul Benedict January 30, 2003

With Reggie Bythewood’s “Biker Boyz” finally hitting theaters today, a lot of people’s hopes and expectations will be put to the test, especially those of the three young up-and-coming cast members...

Hollywood prepares for 2003 Oscars

Paul Benedict January 17, 2003

With the decorations and ornaments safely stored away, we can be rest assured that the holiday season has officially come to a close. This of course means all of the production companies are slipping in...

Almost Posh kidnapping echos the disappearance of other careers

Paul Benedict November 21, 2002

Recent plans to kidnap Victoria Beckham, better known as Posh Spice, for an alleged $7.5 million were foiled by police authorities in London. Sounds like pretty serious news, but did you even know about...

‘Far From Heaven’ brings us close to home

Paul Benedict November 21, 2002

The dysfunctional family: Filmmakers revisit it again and again, making it arguably one of the more popular themes of conflict in modern cinema. Enter Todd Haynes, whose two previous films offered some...

Comedy scene no laughing matter

Paul Benedict October 3, 2002

Allow me to discuss briefly today’s comedy scene and inform you of what needs to happen for it to take a step in the right direction.It has become so rare to see a truly funny American comedy nowadays...

Ten things you will love about Heath Ledger

Paul Benedict September 21, 2002

In a span of merely four years, Heath Ledger has watched his acting résumé blossom, beginning with his American debut in 1998 as heartthrob Pat Verona in the surprising hit, "10 Things I Hate About...

‘Four Feathers’ just shy of four stars

Paul Benedict September 21, 2002

It's been almost four years since director Shekhar Kapur's Oscar-nominated "Elizabeth" enchanted critics, so with much anticipation comes his latest Oscar-buzzed film, "The Four Feathers." Though it won't...

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