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Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. 
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“That’s just Greed”: Controversy behind the new Dahmer series

Rachel Dufault, Contributor November 7, 2022

Netflix released a new series on Sept. 21, 2022 called Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer story (otherwise known as Dahmer) which stars Evan Peters as Dahmer. It shows the thoughts and actions of infamous serial...

“The Invitation:” No marketing tactic can save this movie

Brooke Wallenstien , Contributor October 24, 2022

Directed by Jessica M. Thompson and written by Blair Butler, the movie “The Invitation” (2022) new iteration of the dracula tale has gotten a lackluster reviews. The marketing team for this movie was...

Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown was filmed in 1966,  its a much Halloween movie. 
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Must watch classics to stream this spooky season

Rachel Dufault, Contributor October 19, 2022

Whether you like your movies to be horrifying or hilarious, here are some handpicked movies to watch this spooky season.  Grab your blanket and some of your favorite  candy because it's time for a...

“The Woman King” is a Fierce Crowd Pleaser

“The Woman King” is a Fierce Crowd Pleaser

Thomas Machacz, Contributor September 26, 2022

“The Woman King,” directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, is set in the West African kingdom of Dahomey in the early 19th century, home to the fearsome all-woman army, the Agojie. After refusing to take...

New Semester, Same Struggles: How classes hurt your wallet after the bill is paid

New Semester, Same Struggles: How classes hurt your wallet after the bill is paid

Michelle Silveira, Writer September 18, 2022

Whether you acquire all of your textbooks weeks before the semester starts, during the first week of classes, bit by bit throughout the semester, or not at all, the affordability of textbooks remains a...

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Finding strength through Kate Bush

Chelsea Staub, Lifestyle Editor September 8, 2022

With sweat beading down my forehead, I walked home on a hot June afternoon, quickly trying to escape the summer heat. A car surged past me with speakers blaring this season’s most favored song: Kate...

Student Debt Crisis: Will it be Cancelled?

Student Debt Crisis: Will it be Cancelled?

Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor April 26, 2022

Joe Biden will never cancel student debt. Why? While some say it’s because he can’t, that he has to go through Congress to do so, I say otherwise. He could easily cancel them with the stroke of a pen...

Higher Education: Whos it Really For?

Higher Education: Who’s it Really For?

Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor April 18, 2022

The Board of Trustees is an outdated, archaic, and foolish enterprise that should be abolished in my opinion. At present, though, they need to be more student-oriented. The decision to increase tuition...

Morbius: A Complex Character

Morbius: A Complex Character

Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor April 17, 2022

Why a vampire doctor? Why is he relevant, and what does his introduction to the superhero world mean going forward? These are some of the questions I have following the Morbius movie, and who knows if...

B&Q at PWI: Dating as a Black Queer Man

B&Q at PWI: Dating as a Black Queer Man

Zach Steward, Op/Ed Editor April 14, 2022
Hookup culture, racism and homophobia create lots of toxic dating.
The Batman movie poster. Credit DC Films.

The Batman: Savior or Capitalist?

Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor April 8, 2022

Spoiler alerts below! Read only if you've seen the movie.   Robert Pattinson is a well-rounded actor that plays a broody Bruce Wayne/Batman well. Zoë Kravitz’s Selina Kyle is compelling,...

Hypocrisy & Whiteness are Two Peas in a Pod

Hypocrisy & Whiteness are Two Peas in a Pod

Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor April 6, 2022

Phew! Busy few days, as we are now a little over a week since “the slap heard around the world” occurred. Will Smith retired from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences last week, doing...

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