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Movie Review: ‘Pitch Perfect’ hits the right note

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

When you first think of an a cappella performance, you probably imagine something that you would hear at a nursing home more so than at a rock show or a dance club. But after seeing "Pitch Perfect," the film-directing debut of...

Backwards Compatible: Turning the tables on tablets

Will Podlewski, Columnist

October 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

If someone had asked me 10 years ago what a tablet was, I probably would have looked away from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers long enough to tell them it had something to do with the Ten Commandments.  If someone had asked me two y...

Dirty Talk: Let’s get this started

Phoebe González, Columnist

October 3, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, The Current

Hello, guys, girls, men, women and beings! Let's get this started. My name is Phoebe Gene Gonzalez and I will be your dedicated, loving and brutally honest sex columnist for this quarter. I'm ready (and incredibly excited)...

Music Review: Owl City’s sound drifts between summery dream, disaster

Angelene Sun, Columnist

October 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Music, Reviews, Songs, The Current

When I first listened to Owl City's music, I got whisked off to a magical, whimsical world of sheer happiness and joy. His synthpop is very soothing and bright; it put me in a good mood. So, I recklessly bought a ticket as soo...

Theater Review: ‘The Princess Bride’ revives good old-fashioned fairy tale

Iman Childs, Columnist

September 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, Theater

Keeping in line with the trend of bringing classic fairy tales to life, WAVE Productions chose “The Princess Bride” as its first show of the year. However, instead of modernizing William Goldman's novel, the production's...