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A Review of “Life”

by: Sean Harrison – Directed by: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal (Dr. David Jordan), Rebecca Ferguson (Dr. Miranda North), Ryan Reynolds (Rory Adams), Hiroyuki Sanada (Sho Kendo), Ariyon Bakare (Hugh Derry), Olga Dihovichnaya (Katerina Golovkina)             Taking place on the International Space Station, Life is the latest trapped-in-space horror movie.  As a result, comparison to Alien is imminent.  Thankfully, though, in the case of this movie, the comparison is [Read More]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

By: Alicia McPhillips Being pregnant is such an amazing time in life. You’ll be full of questions, joys, doubts and everything in between. With everything that is happening to your body, you are bound to have millions of questions. You do your research, ask your doctors, ask other mothers; but there will still be unanswered questions. People can tell you what to expect when in labor, or once the baby is here-but what about what to expect before all of that? I have gathered my top 10 things [Read More]

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

My Favorite Snacks On The Go

By: Alicia McPhillips If you are like me, you have to travel to come to the campus. I live in Dixon, which is an hour and a half away (I can make it in an hour on a good day with no traffic). With all this traveling, it’s pretty common to miss meals; whether it is breakfast because you have an early class, or you miss lunch because you’re in class and you don’t have time to grab a bite. Sure you could stop at the drive through of somewhere, but that can get pricy and old real quick. [Read More]

March 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Movie Mayhem: Closer, Silver Linings Playbook, and Wristcutters: A Love Story

by: Stephanie Hoover For those who don’t know my exit option is a directed reading where I watch 25+ movies and read 25+ books, articles, and essays. I am finally at the point where I am watching three of my very favorite movies, which I now must urge you all to watch as well. Closer (2004) is my all-time favorite film. As Anna (Julia Roberts) says about Dan’s (Jude Law) book, “It’s accurate…about sex…love.” That is why I love this film. I think it’s the most accurate and honest [Read More]

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Review of “Man Down”

by: Luke Cummings I’m generally a huge fan of movies, no matter how good or how bad the critics rate them, because I can almost always find something in the film to appreciate, be it acting, creativity, film technique, or themes. I am particularly picky, however, when it comes to military movies. While some of these films’ directors are exercising their Hollywoodian right to shock and awe, some directors try noticeably hard to portray their characters with a high sense of realism, [Read More]

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments