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The Reel: Doctor Strange

By Alex Belovich, adb130@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016

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 dynamic Benedict Cumberbatch, a world-class surgeon who specializes in life-sa...

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

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

October 17, 2016

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 people are even saying it’s a knock-off of “Gone Girl,” as one critic pu...

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

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

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 and careers. There’s Willem, an aspiring actor working as a waiter; JB, a maga...

Final words: looking at the Zips

May 2, 2013

Matthew Balsinger This being the last issue of the year, I thought it was appropriate to leave with some final words on Zips athletics and what I’ve seen them become since I’ve been at The University of Akron. My first semester on campus was in the fall of 2008, and I knew almost nothing about Akron sports. Growing up in Ohio, The Un...

Zips athletics: a year in review

April 30, 2013

DJ Johnson The end of the 2012-13 school year is on the horizon as graduation lingers for a select group of us. Over the last four years I have had the opportunity to cover a variety of teams here at UA, highlighted by the men’s basketball and football teams. While the athletic department as a whole conti...

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

By Lauren Simmers

April 16, 2013

Lauren Simmers The hauntingly beautiful melody and dimming lights set the stage for the thriller and drama “The Medium” last Thursday evening. Anticipation coursed through me, as I didn’t know what to expect from my first attendance at an opera. What I definitely could expect was that “The ...

Review: Django Unchained

February 26, 2013

Beau Brown Unshackle the chains binding you to your living room couch, lace up your shoes, and plan to go see “Django Unchained” in theaters before time runs out. You won’t regret it. Well, folks, Quentin Tarantino has done it again. The famous director of films such as “Inglourious Basterds,...