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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 ...

New season of ‘BoJack’ exceeds expectations

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Our favorite and controversial animated horse is back. “BoJack Horseman” is here with another sad, unpredictable and thoughtful season on  Netflix. I cannot recall the last time a series got me so stunned: all the unexpected turnarounds and new plots brought by this year’s season were probably th...

Crazy about “Crazy Rich Asians”

Crazy about “Crazy Rich Asians”

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

“Crazy Rich Asians” may not represent all Asians, but the film created opportunities and awareness for the Asian community as a whole. The amazing Jon M. Chu directs an outstanding film, based on Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel. You may already know Chu, who directed “Step Up 2,” “G.I. Joe Re...

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

What comes to mind when you think of theater? William Shakespeare? Maybe some famous Broadway musical like “Hamilton” or “Wicked?” Each year, the Performing Arts Leadership (PAL) Board selects the slate of productions to be performed. The play the group selected for this year’s fall producti...

Needed changes come to latest NBA 2K

Needed changes come to latest NBA 2K

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

This year’s NBA 2K19 game doesn’t have clamant novelties and huge differences from the previous ones, but it feels nicer because the details added to last year’s version were mostly fixed.

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