Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Sorraya Brashear-Evans

Boxtrolls’ features superb stop motion animation

By Sorraya Brashear-Evans Staff Writer “The Boxtrolls” is a film adaptation of the book “Here Be Monsters!” by Alan Snow. The story takes place in the...

Surprises make ‘No Good Deed’ a taut thriller

By Sorraya Brashear-Evans Staff Writer You typically encounter one of two types of villains during home-invasion movies. There’s the textbook villain — the guy who uses...

Marvel stuns with impressive ‘Guardians’ film

I didn’t think it was possible, but it seems like Marvel took its success to a whole new level, and I was thoroughly impressed with “Guardians.” It was uplifting, inspirational and super entertaining from start to finish.

Review: ‘Pacific Rim,’ CGI success

They're are plenty flaws in 'Pacific Rim,' but why complain when it serves as a wonderful and incredibly designed escape?

Use shade trees and ice cubes to beat summer heat

As the semester winds down and the weather starts to warm up, there is more time to spend outdoors with family and friends. No more waking up early for class or staying up to all hours of the night writing papers. But that doesn’t mean to stop your already developed green living habits!

Aquatic conservation isn’t just water under the bridge

We’ve all been shown the repercussions our wasteful behaviors have on the environment through shocking statistics and devastating imagery. Deforestation, global warming, clean energy and pollution concerns have found a permanent spot in our society. Despite the ongoing effort to bring awareness to our environmental impact, many still cannot grasp just how much damage we’ve done to this planet.

Environmentalist offers college sustainability guidelines

Beavan, also known as the “No Impact Man,” has been described as being a “liberal schlub who got tired of listening to himself complain about the world without ever actually doing anything about it,” according to New York City publications. However, I consider him a courageous individual who wasn’t afraid to make a difference in his community. In 2006, Beaven, along with his family, embarked on a yearlong experiment to live in the heart of New York City with as little environmental impact as possible.

Perfect match: vegetarianism and environmentalism

When I wear my shirt that spells out “vegetarian,” I almost always gets weird looks. People constantly bombard me with responses like “Why did you do it?” and “You don’t seem like one.” That response in particular baffles me; what does a vegetarian look like? In recent years the term “vegetarian” has had a negative stigma attached to it.

Cloning extinct animals — A mammoth of an issue

Normally when an animal becomes extinct, it’s a permanent sentence. Never was there any thought about bringing an extinct animal back to life. UNTIL NOW.

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