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Predicting Nominees and Winners for 2022

Predicting Nominees and Winners for 2022

Will the Academy ever overcome its representation problem?
Abby Power, News reporter December 2, 2021

Oh mid-November … Our favorite season: AWARDS (as Moira Rose would say). Every year, November and December mark the release of several Oscar contenders in the top categories of Best Picture, Best Director,...

The bittersweet taste of “feel good” Hallmark holiday movies

The bittersweet taste of “feel good” Hallmark holiday movies

Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter December 2, 2021

“Matchmaker Santa,” “Merry Matrimony,” “Window Wonderland,” “Once Upon a Holiday”: the list of Hallmark Christmas movies goes on and on. In fact, an IMDb page lists 133 such movies over...

Coping through creativity

Coping through creativity

The use of creative outlets to help cope with the new normal
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist December 2, 2021

As we near the end of our first full official semester back in person on-campus after the COVID-19 evacuation in March 2020, returning to “normal” has been different than envisioned. For some, returning...

Titane: Creatively macabre, darkly funny and surprisingly moving

Titane: “Creatively macabre, darkly funny and surprisingly moving”

Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist November 18, 2021

"Titane" is the latest body horror film from French director Julia Ducournau. It premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival and won the Palme d'Or, the most prestigious award of the festival (previous...

Maybe we’re missing the point: Two novels that help us reframe rest

Maybe we’re missing the point: Two novels that help us reframe rest

Marilynne Robinson’s “Gilead” and Jane Austen’s “Emma" can teach students about the beauty in the little things
Ayden Smith , Arts Reporter November 18, 2021

We as Trinity students all know the feeling that creeps in throughout November and the first week of December: mounting panic as the list of things to do before winter break steadily grows longer and time...

Electronic music class encourages creativity

Electronic music class encourages creativity

Trinity students are making their own electronic music
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist November 18, 2021

Interested in broadening your music tastes? The Electronic Music class, taught by Brian Bondari, associate professor of music, exposes students to the history of electronic music while encouraging them...

Dune expertly blends cinematography and sound

Dune expertly blends cinematography and sound

Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist November 11, 2021

“Dune: Part One” is the latest film from Denis Villeneuve, the filmmaker behind “Blade Runner 2049,” “Arrival” and “Incendies.” The first half of Villeneuve’s two-part adaptation of Frank...

Carefully representing grief in Marvel’s “WandaVision”

Carefully representing grief in Marvel’s “WandaVision”

Viewers can find solace in Marvel’s critically acclaimed short series
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter November 8, 2021

I am usually behind the times when it comes to popular television shows and movies, and my ability to keep up has only gotten worse with the emergence of countless streaming services. For instance, I watched...

Musician spotlight: Emily Averyt’s musical problem solving

Musician spotlight: Emily Averyt’s musical problem solving

Growing as a person through years of playing violin
Savannah Wahlgren, Arts Editor November 4, 2021

Emily Averyt, a junior violin performance and biology double major, has been playing violin since she was just five years old. Raised by parents who are both violinists, Averyt has been surrounded by music...

Breaking down Robert Rauschenberg

Breaking down Robert Rauschenberg

Influential art on Trinity’s campus
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist November 4, 2021

In search of a study break in between classes? Look no further; you only need to visit an upper campus building such as Northrup Hall, Coates Library or Dicke-Smith Art Building to find and experience...

The curated sound of KRTU

The curated sound of KRTU

Students gain on-air experience while exploring new music
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist October 28, 2021

KRTU is the independent radio station owned by Trinity University which plays jazz music from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and indie rock music from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day on channel FM 91.7. The station has...

Cheesy horror is back: A review of Malignant

Cheesy horror is back: A review of “Malignant”

The director of "The Conjuring" brings the aesthetic of '80s horror into 2021
Om Dighe, Arts Columnist October 21, 2021

"Malignant" is the latest horror film from James Wan, the director of "Saw," "Insidious," "The Conjuring," "Furious 7" and "Aquaman." The film stars Annabelle Wallis (from "Peaky Blinders") as Madison,...

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