“The Book Thief” Review

Jessica M. Upchurch, Entertainment Reviewer

November 3, 2010

All through middle school and high school, students are assigned to read books with a World War II setting, and quick to follow is the innocent fascination with the time period and, particularly, with the horrors. (How many...

Aim for the Head: A Book Review

Jessica Upchurch, Reviewer

October 20, 2010

A fascination with the undead has a chokehold on America’s mainstream media; you can’t walk into a theatre without seeing fangs on this or that poster or an “I <3 Zombies” written across the chest of a t-shirt. Every...

“Wall Street” sequel earns four stars

Eleni Gotter, Photographer

October 6, 2010

"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" is a film directed by Oliver Stone that was released into theaters Sept. 24, 2010. This movie is the sequel of the movie "Wall Street" which was released into theaters in 1987. The film was rated...

Setterfield writes modern novel with classic style

Shannon Beaudry, Staff Writer

September 8, 2010

A lonely heroine, a mysterious volume of fairy tales, cold English moors, a rich and reclusive hostess, sordid tales of a family's disintegration and ghosts-each of these elements would be welcome and expected in any number of...

Novel explores Thomas Jefferson’s hypocrisy regarding slavery

Shannon Beaudry, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

"Clotel, Or the President's Daughter" is a work of historical fiction in which William Wells Brown explores the belief that Thomas Jefferson had several illegitimate children with a slave woman. This idea has been very much debated...