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Cover to Cover: A brutally honest journey on ‘The Underground Railroad’

By Katherine Tasseff, kit4@zips.uakron.edu

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

16-year-old Cora doesn’t have a birthday. Or a last name. Or a real family. All she has is a life of picking cotton every day until she dies. Cora, the heroine in Colson Whitehead’s new, 2016 National Book Award-winning nov...

The Reel: Doctor Strange

By Alex Belovich, adb130@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Film: Doctor Strange   Doctor Strange is a refreshing new start for the Marvel movie franchise and for the Marvel Universe. Set in the present day, the movie tells the story of Dr. Steven Strange, portrayed by the dy...

THE REEL: Film Reviews (10-18-16)

By Kelcie Erbse “The Film Addict”, kke6@zips.uakron.edu

October 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Film: Girl on the Train Moviegoers are flocking over Paula Hawkins’ widely successful novel “The Girl on the Train” reaching the box office this month, but not in a positive way. The ending is confusing, and some peopl...

Cover to Cover: Friendship subverts suffering in Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Hanya Yanagihara’s newest novel, “A Little Life,” puts four recent college graduates in the heart of New York City. These young men, all of whom met at the same university, strike out into the city to begin their lives a...

THE REEL: Film Reviews

THE REEL: Film Reviews

September 28, 2016

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