The Fall raises cinematography

Watching The Fall is like being a child again, reading your favorite bedtime story, complete with vivid imagery and uniquely imagined characters. However, unlike most fairy tales,this one is viewed through the imagination of a disturbed child and told by a drug addict. The movie darkens more as the movie progresses. Despite this, the movie captures a series of highly imaginative and beautiful scenes in both the real world and the storyworld, from the tragic opening scene, to the final, dramatic duel in the little girl’s imagination.

Exchanging perspectives: German student gains new experiences far from home

The first day at high school can be nerve-wracking, even if your home is just down the street. But what if your home and everyone you knew were over five thousand miles away? For foreign exchange students like Jonathan Kedaj, this is reality. Jonathan arrived in Bryan to spend the first semester of his junior […]

The Heist captures audience with originality

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ The Heist is a collection of previously released singles and new songs by the independent rapper-producer duo, and their first album to attain mainstream success. The album benefits from a strong ensemble of guest musicians, catchy hip-hop beats, and a diverse selection of emotional themes, running the gamut from the humorous “Thrift Shop” to the political “Same Love.”

Political involvement opportunities available to students

In the upcoming election, the youth vote is being heavily sought after by both parties like never before. Voters between the ages of 18-24 can be involved in politics like any other adult – and it’s important for them to do so, but what about those who are too young to vote, yet are still […]

Dissonance is not dissent

With the recent court verdict between Samsung and Apple, it’s apparent that in America no one can accomplish anything if someone else opposes it.  The basis of Apple’s lawsuit is that Samsung’s devices and software are derivative of the iPhone and iOS.  Even though Samsung is counter-suing, the specific examples that both parties cite are […]