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Fantastic illustrations from the Korshak Collection

Fantastic illustrations from the Korshak Collection

Megan Binkley, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

The Chazen Museum of Art is hosting contemporary artwork from the collection of Stephen Korshak, son of the science fiction publisher Erle Korshak from November 17 through February 4. The Chazen’s collection consists of two distinct bodies: American and European. The American artwork, created in...

A classic in the making

A classic in the making

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

January 16, 2018


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“Watchmen” by Alan Moore is considered to be the greatest comics of all time, and when the rumblings of a possible sequel began in 2016, fans were both excited and nervous. Moore wrote “Watchmen” at DC Comics in 1986. Because of its dark themes and gritty violence, it was decided that Moore...

Brockhampton and the art of saturating the market

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Brockhampton is what Odd Future could have been if all the members were actually talented. The self-proclaimed boyband has been making waves in the hip hop scene by oversaturating it with three albums this past year: “Saturation,” “Saturation II,” and “Saturation III.” Brockhampton has...

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ is about perseverance

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ is about perseverance

Dylan Martin, Graphic Designer

January 16, 2018


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Dylan Martin Graphic Designer Television is an oversaturated medium at the moment. When there are so many new shows popping up around every corner, it is hard to keep up. While we usually get a chance to see a lot of great shows, there is the rare occasion of a good one flying under the radar....

5 albums you should hear

5 albums you should hear

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017


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With thousands of albums being released every year across all genres, it can be hard to figure out what’s worth listening to. From classic stylings to experimental sounds, here are the albums I feel that 2017 will be remembered for. 5. 'Pure Comedy,' by Father John Misty I found no word in eithe...

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ is no holiday classic

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ is no holiday classic

Mel Acosta, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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The stressful times of the holiday season are only made more extreme when relatives come unexpectedly. In the much anticipated sequel to "Bad Moms," directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, Amy, Kiki and Carla are in for a Christmas much different than originally planned with the arrival of all their mothers. The...

There’s something to love about Brian Wilson’s memoir

Mary Marks, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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A large theme in Brian Wilson’s memoir is an examination of fathers and sons. Given that my father turned me on to Brian Wilson, reading this memoir was kind of like reading it with my father. When he does get around to reading it, my father’s sure to take each word for gospel, and, though I didn’t...

Brunch at Graze is well worth the price

Tiffany Jones, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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If you live in Madison you know the weekends are clearly made for brunching. Nearly every restaurant in Madison offers brunch as an option. The hardest part is just choosing where to go. My parents, who have never gone out for “brunch,” came into Madison this past weekend and I knew immediately...

Broadway World nominee: Madison College’s Sarah Johnson recognized for role in Macbeth-based comedy

Mario Gasparri, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Broadway World – Madison has nominated Madison College’s very own Sarah Z. Johnson for best actress in a play (non-equity) for her performance in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” This isn’t just any Shakespeare play, however, as the Madison Shakespeare Company adapted the script and had a reduced...

Students flaunt skills, ‘Embrace’ fashion

Students flaunt skills, ‘Embrace’ fashion

November 21, 2017


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Mason Flanagan Staff Writer How do bright and industrious fashion students from a small city college get hands on experience in an exclusive and complex garment industry? How do conscious creative types reconcile the large artistic potential of fashion design with the ecological damage done by the...

Diane’s Delicious Diner delivers delight

Diane’s Delicious Diner delivers delight

Pete Zenz, Contributor

November 21, 2017


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I don’t normally spend $25 for lunch, so my expectations were pretty high going into the simulated restaurant experience at Diane’s Delicious Diner (formerly the Gourmet Dining Room), located at Madison College’s Truax campus. Fortunately, I was not disappointed. The meal consisted of three...

Ian’s, Pizza Di Roma, or Lotsa? Does it matter?

Mario Gasparri, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

When a student first enters college, one of the first realities they face is the absence of mom’s home cooking, and not having their lunch packed for them every day. For students who have never cooked anything more complex than a box of mac n’ cheese, the first instinct is to go to their respective...

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