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Started from the bottom?

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 24, 2017

Filed under Arts & Ent.

We all want to see our pop-culture idols as people who came up just as we did, but doing so is misguided and foolish. Rarely, if ever, are our favorite celebrities truly people who fully earned their success. The fact of the matter...

Concerts for students on a budget

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Ent.

Seeing mainstream artists live can be unbelievably expensive. However, there are alternatives that allow your money to stay in your pocket. Circuit des Yeux on Feb. 3 at Constellation             Circuit des Yeux, aka Ha...

Success should be based on talent, not privilege

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Ent., Opinion

Started from the bottom? Hollywood loves an underdog story. So does the public. But what we consumers fail to realize is, that, as much as we may want it to be the case, very few of our pop culture icons have actually made...

Robert Crown Center features The Nutcracker on Ice this holiday season

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Arts & Ent.

Though the Nutcracker is normally performed as a ballet, Robert Crown Center will have the classic performed on ice. “It has been a Robert Crown annual tradition for the last 42 years,” director Shannon Lamaster says. ...

2016 in film

2016 in film

December 16, 2016

Hollywood love stories promote sexism

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

December 16, 2016

Filed under Around E-Town, Arts & Ent.

Dumb love. Romance and film have gone together for decades. From Gone With the Wind to The Notebook, it seems as if every major film of the last century has had some sort of romantic subplot. This works in some films, howev...

Slam Team prepares for major competition

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Ent.

Boom. The Slam Team is preparing for Louder than a Bomb, one of their largest competitions of the year. “We are preparing very thoroughly this year, mostly by going to performance workshops, writing workshops and general...

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