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Yearly Archives: 2014

With brilliant direction, Keaton soars in ‘Birdman’

The central structural concept of “Birdman” is that there are no obvious cuts – the camera pirouettes and glides around the set, glancing from character to character like some phantasmal observer, invisible to the characters but privy to nearly all. There are cuts hidden behind closing doors and backstage blackness, and the observant viewer will spot them, but there’s little fun in that.

‘Descensus’ boasts Circa Survive’s signature sound

Circa Survive is one of those groups where it takes a long list of genres to even remotely describe its music. Wikipedia lists them as alternative rock, indie rock, experimental rock, progressive rock, psychedelic rock and shoegaze, though, I’d also throw hardcore in, too. Despite this seemingly diverse mixture, the group doesn’t genre bounce. Rather, these influences are mixed up into a signature brew of the “Circa Survive sound.”

Ewing’s debut novel, ‘Jewel,’ lacks serious sparkle

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Imagine a city surrounded by an ocean and separated into several layers, ranging from poverty to the Jewel, the heart of...

Serving up Service with Sigma Sigma Sigma

By Julie Rodriguez Correspondent Since 1898, the sisters of Sigma Sigma Sigma have pledged their dedication to philanthropy and volunteer service. And yet, on the week...

David Jay: clarifying the asexual experience

By Leah DeGraw Correspondent PRISM invited asexual activisit David Jay to campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, to describe his experience and clarify wheat asexuality really is....

Barkada Barangay bursts with cultural flair

By Jared Wolf Correspondent From a cappella and war dances to Filipino-American YouTube sensations and martial arts, there was a wide array of performances that made...

US Secretary of Defense removed by Obama

By Roman Orsini Staff Writer According to the New York Times, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned his post under pressure from President Obama due to disagreements...

Family members unsure of teenagers’ deaths

By Candace Kellner Staff Writer India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have been looking into the suspicious deaths of two teenage girls that were hanging from...

WVU suspends all Greek activities after death

By Candace Kellner Staff Writer West Virginia University officials have suspended all Greek activities on campus after the death of a freshman who was found unconscious...

Rosetta probe successfully lands on comet

By Roman Orsini Staff Writer On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a space probe launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed on Comet 67P after a...

Men’s basketball splits weekend games

The men’s basketball team competed against two other Division III teams at Virginia Wesleyan’s Marlin Tip-Off Tournament this weekend. They lost to the host...

XC denied spot to Nationals

A wall of spectators barricaded 41 cross country teams onto the Genesee Valley Park course this Saturday, Nov. 15. Over 500 runners competed at...

Ice Hockey splits weekend home games

It was junior captain Salvatore DiBrita who the Lions ice hockey team relied on heavily as they split games this past weekend. DiBrita dominated...

Men’s and Women’s teams fall to NYU

It was a tough weekend for both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. The teams fell to New York University on Saturday,...

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