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ONE SMALL MISSTEP FOR MANKIND?

ONE SMALL MISSTEP FOR MANKIND?

Sean Bull, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

From the first minute, “First Man” grips the viewer. Gone is the rhythmic polish of director Damien Chazelle’s previous films. Where watching “La La Land” gave a feeling of floating along, some distance away from the main protagonists, “First Man” shoves the viewer right in the cockpit with Neil Armstrong.

The newest Justice League ‘Odyssey’

The newest Justice League ‘Odyssey’

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

After DC comics writer Scott Snyder penned the events of “Dark Knights: Metal” he promised he would change the foundations of DC Universe as we know it. Following the end of Metal, he’s followed through on that promise, by taking up the reigns of the “Justice League” and bringing in two o...

K-Pop band EXO says ‘Don’t Mess Up My Tempo’

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

On Nov. 2, EXO released its new album “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo – The 5TH Album.” The album consists of 11 new songs with a groove style, but also has some slower jazz, r&b and throwback summer styles. If you aren’t familiar with EXO they are one of the popular K-POP boy groups in South Kore...

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Imagine being responsible for putting together a script for a stage production completely from scratch.  What would you write about? What topic would you cover? Genre? Who would you want to work with you? These are vital questions you would have to ask yourself if you were put in the position to...

Dressed Up for Donuts

Dressed Up for Donuts

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Every year, more and more families are faced with many hardships, one of which occurs when their children are getting ready to go back to school. These supplies can quickly put a dent in parents’ checkbooks. That’s where the Madison Needs Network steps in. On Friday, Nov. 2, the group is holding an event called Dressed Up for Donuts at the Old Sugar Distillery at 7 p.m.

Hippo Campus’ 2nd album a cohesive piece of art

Hippo Campus’ 2nd album a cohesive piece of art

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

The ability to be completely vulnerable in music is something that is abundantly praised. The Minnesota native indie rock band, Hippo Campus, aren’t newcomers to this concept. Their newly released sophomore album “Bambi” touches on matters such as mental health, toxic masculinity, you...

Invisible victims: The true story of Recy Taylor

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

After being brutally raped by six white men, Recy Taylor was expected to keep quiet, as many other black women had done before her. In 1944, when Taylor was raped, women of color were not equal to white men in many facets of the law and especially in societal standing, but even despite this, she r...

‘Venom’ is a big gooey mess, but had something I loved anyway

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

I’d be lying if I had said I had high expectations for the movie “Venom.” I had watched every trailer and became more and more conflicted about the film. The footage of Venom himself looked awesome, but everything else looked awful. Which is why I’m surprised to say that “Venom” is n...

Burrito Drive has become a Madison hang out place

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Burrito Drive has become a go to hang out place in Madison Wisconsin for its proximity to Williamson Street, along with generous servings, and late hours into the night. Burrito Drive has their own park- ing lot with over 20 different parking spots, they have their own delivery service as wel...

Fall fun on the farm

Fall fun on the farm

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

I was in a strange forest, surrounded by dark trees and grotesque displays of horror when it happened. There was no warning, but of course, when is there? The chainsaw ripped through the quiet, heavy night, its sound tearing into my ears and sending my heart into a leap that didn’t quell ...

‘Sadie’ targets revenge and emotions

‘Sadie’ targets revenge and emotions

Mel Acosta, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

“Sadie” isn’t any sort of soft book.  It’s raw and unsettling, bringing a whole new light to young adult thrillers.  If you’re on the hunt for a fictional true crime story, that very much could be real, this may be it for you. 

Gamehole Con returns to Madison this November

Gamehole Con returns to Madison this November

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Have you ever driven past groups of people that suddenly seem to appear out of nowhere, dressed like handfuls of different characters from different fandoms and wondered what exciting event could bring out such passionate creativity? Or are you someone who has a love of tabletop gaming but can’t ...

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