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Media Center continues food-based film series

Check it out: Volpe Library Media Center has been showing the fall semester four-part film series every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in room 110 until Nov. 15.  The series is called “The Business of Food: The International Trade in What the World Eats.” Each film is an eye opening experience […]

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Protomen, Peelander-Z rocks Nashville Halloween night

I was lucky enough to be one of a couple hundred who attended the MC Frontalot, Peelander-Z and Protomen concert this past Monday at Exit/In. The opening act of the evening, MC Frontalot, got the show going with a unique blend of hip-hop and geek culture. Songs like “Tongue-Clucking Grammarian” […]

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Movies On My Mind: In Time

Time is a precious commodity. Especially here in the United States, where every second of our day is scheduled around something and the movie “In Time” balances the line between sci-fi and the image of the Western world perfectly. Are you looking forward to the future? Think again, according to […]

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Let’s Talk About Movies: Puss in Boots

Although “Puss in Boots” is not going to set the cinematic world on fire, the movie presents an enjoyable story with likable characters in a family-friendly atmosphere. Previously a supporting character in the “Shrek” series, Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) steps into a leading role with a stand-alone tale that […]

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‘Walking Dead’ stays fresh in second season

The second season of AMC’s version of “The Walking Dead” started three weeks ago and, so far, the show continues the same quality as the first season. Following the destruction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the group finds themselves stuck on the road due to […]

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Last minute Halloween costume ideas

Halloween is quickly approaching, if you need a costume idea, we’re here with some suggestions. The bed sheet ghost is a Halloween cliché so I offer an updated version of the classic. Instead of using a white bed sheet, use a flannel one. When people ask what you are dressed […]

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Movies on my Mind: The Three Musketeers

Calling all action and adventure fan, lovers of steam punk, and scalley wag pirates, too; “The Three Musketeers” released in theaters and it will definitely entertain you. “The Three Musketeers” are the best elite swordsmen for the King of France and defenders of Europe when it is in danger. Single […]

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Let’s Talk About Comics: Habibi

Over the past week, I have been reading Craig Thompson’s newest offering, “Habibi,” and I am quite pleased with the graphic novel. Following the story of Dodola and her adopted brother, Zam, whom she raises like a son, the book looks into numerous facets of Middle Eastern life.  Islam plays […]

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Movies on my Mind: 50/50

Let’s think about the movie 50/50.  Based on a true story by the screenwriter Will Reiser, this movie is about the struggle to live life as normally as possible after being diagnosed with cancer.  It’s a film about life, filled with tribulations, friends, family and humor even in the gloomiest […]