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‘Amish Project’ makes a resounding impact

‘Amish Project’ makes a resounding impact

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

April 10, 2013


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

When Communication sophomore Alex Benjamin petitioned to direct “The Amish Project,” he didn’t realize he’d be broaching one of the most sensitive topics of 2013: school shootings. Though it was chosen by Spectrum Theatre Company well before the Newtown incident, the show took on a whole new...

“Hannibal” better off without Hannibal

“Hannibal” better off without Hannibal

Chelsea Sherlock, Design Editor

April 10, 2013


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

Criminal profiler Will Graham approaches the body of a young woman who has been impaled on a deer's antlers. "Our cannibal loves women," Graham said, describing why this crime was created by a copycat. "He doesn't want to destroy them; he wants to consume them." That scene from the pilot of NBC's...

Digital Get Down: Welcome to Web dating

Laken Howard, Columnist

April 10, 2013


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

Greetings, Current readers! My name is Laken Howard, and I’ll be your enthusiastic guide through the turbulent waters of online dating in college for the quarter. I’ll do my best to make you laugh and teach you how to avoid awkwardness and heartbreak, to which I am no stranger. Before I dive int...

The Rundown: Week of April 8

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

Stephen Colbert made an appearance at President Clinton’s Global Initiative University. During the event, the Comedy Central star revealed he created a Twitter account for the former president, under the username @PrezBillyJeff. Now let’s see if he can get more followers than Hillary. NBC has been shaking...

Ballers and Tiaras: The cultural significance of the hi-top fade

Ballers and Tiaras: The cultural significance of the hi-top fade

Rohan Nadkarni, Online Sports Editor

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Current

Welcome to The Current's newest column, in which we discuss the latest fashion trends in the National Basketball Association. Ever since NBA commissioner David Stern introduced a league-wide dress code for his players, NBA athletes' fashion has soared to new extremes. (Note that I didn't say heights.)...