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Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur” Review

Kathleen Edwards has not sparked too much recognition since her debut album “Failure” in 2003. The Canadian country-alternative singer-songwriter has since completed three other albums including her most recent, “Voyageur,” released Jan. 17. The...

“Shame” Movie Review

2011 was a good year for Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender, who in addition to starring in blockbuster films like “X-Men: First Class” and the critically acclaimed adaptation of “Jane Eyre,” finally snagged a role...

“The Iron Lady” Movie Review

As a die-hard Meryl Streep fan, I sincerely wanted to love “The Iron Lady” as much as I adore nearly every film she has starred in. Unfortunately, a somewhat memorable performance was not enough...

“War Horse” Movie Review

“War Horse,” directed by Steven Spielberg, premiered Dec. 25, 2011 as a war drama featuring the story of a horse passed from person to person in the midst of World War I. Originally based...

“The Devil Inside” Movie Review

“The Devil Inside,” directed by William Brent Bill, was simply shocking. What was shocking is how the played out fake documentary-style filming and atrocious acting never ceases to captivate audiences. It is clear that...

No Kilts Allowed: Fashion Column

In the midst of budget crises, increasing class sizes and the daily struggle to wake up for 8 a.m. class, there is yet another problem plaguing the modern university that desperately needs to addressed:...

“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” Movie Review

David Fincher, critically-acclaimed director of “The Social Network,” “Fight Club” and “Seven,” received high marks for his latest exhilarating thriller, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”  The film is an adaptation of the internationally-bestselling...

Best Albums of 2011

Who would have thought? Whereas 2010 was the year of reflections on suburbia, 2011 follows up with what else than the “hardcore opera.” Bookending this year’s list are two “hardcore punk narrative albums,” a...

“A Dangerous Method” Movie Review

Intriguing and provocative, the historical film “A Dangerous Method” explores the dynamic relationship between Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Sabina Spielrein, as well as the emergence of psychotherapy. The film is directed by David...

“The Artist” Movie Review

“The Artist” is an exquisite piece from director Michel Hazanavicius that combines the nostalgia of the silent film era with fresh, bold innovation. An absolute pleasure to watch, the film is without a doubt...