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You’ve never seen Timothee Chalamet like this

Jenna Ross, contributor February 29, 2024

“Wonka,” released on Dec. 15, 2023, declares itself as a feel-good musical prequel to the 1971 movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” Now starring acclaimed actor Timothee Chalamet, the...

Top tracks this Valentine’s season based on your relationship status

Top tracks this Valentine’s season based on your relationship status

MC Pavlick, Fundraising Chair February 22, 2024

The New Romance “SYNCOPATE” by MICHELLE bottles up the energy of undeniable chemistry with a new love. “Pulling Me Closer” by Aeris Roves is a soothing neo-soul hit that describes how nearly...

Five Black romance books to add to your TBR

Five Black romance books to add to your TBR

Ashlyn Jones, Co-Editor of Arts & Life February 22, 2024

It is February: that means it's time to celebrate both Valentine’s Day and Black History Month. What better way to honor the two occasions than to read romance novels that star Black main characters,...

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Love is in the air

Juliette Callahan, Arts & Life Editor February 21, 2024

Love is expressed in many different forms. From its four languages to its depictions in art, film and photography, it never ceases to be present in peoples’ lives.  One could even say...

“The Curse”: A Critique of White Liberalism

“The Curse”: A Critique of White Liberalism

Owen Herdrick, Senior Writer February 21, 2024

If asked what they thought of a television pitch that saw a married couple hosting an HGTV show that went comically wrong due to a curse put on them, the average viewer would probably think it sounded...

Homage as a tool in “Mission: Impossible–Dead Reckoning”

Nate Meshau, Contributor February 19, 2024

The “Mission: Impossible" ("M:I") brand has gone through many iterations since its recognition as a film franchise with the 1996 reboot directed by Brian De Palma. The original trilogy ranged wildly...

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“All of Us Strangers”: A Dreamy Nightmare

Owen Herdrick, Senior Writer February 18, 2024

If you go into “All of Us Strangers” expecting a Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott love story, as many viewers did, you will leave it a bit surprised. While this arc is explored, and beautifully at that,...

Dolly Aldertons Good Material book cover.

Reflections on singledom and broken hearts in Dolly Alderton’s new novel, “Good Material”

Morgan Hausback, Managing Editor February 16, 2024

Dolly Alderton’s new novel, “Good Material,” is the perfect blend of comedy and heartbreak reflections. Thirty-five-year-old Andy is thrown for a loop when his girlfriend of almost four years,...

Exhibit A in Delmar showcases how art and sustainability can be used to reimagine existing buildings and public spaces in St. Louis.

Exhibit reimagines what art and nature can do for St. Louis

Ulaa Kuziez, News Editor February 16, 2024

Art can look like white walls and fancy canvases. At Exhibit A in Delmar, the colorful walls are filled with doodles and writing. The temporary art exhibit is playful and engaging by design, creator...

“Anatomy of a Fall”

Aditya Gunturu, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Bong Joon Ho, the critically acclaimed director of the award-winning Korean film Parasite, once said, “Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more...

Society of the Snow utilizes striking visuals to tell the story of 16 members of the “Old Christians” who were stranded in the Andes bitter winter for 72 days.

“Society of the Snow” – A Disturbing Tale of Faith and Man’s Will to Survive

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer February 15, 2024

As frigid, record-low temperatures have recently plagued Saint Louis University’s North campus, one film nominated for the Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards emerges as a powerful...

David Von Erich, played by Harris Dickinson, brandishing his family’s iconic move, The Iron Claw, at the end of a match. (Photo courtesy of A24)

“The Iron Claw”: A visceral look into family loyalty and guilt

Aditya Gunturu, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

If you are a wrestling fan or have spent enough time with one, you have most likely heard the name Von Erich. The Von Erich family is a group forever ingrained into the foundation of modern wrestling....

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