Category Archives: Culture

If it’s here, it will probably entertains you.

Juniors Make Directorial Debut: “Beirut” and “Night Maneuver” Premiere in Black Box Series

By Morgan Gribble Juniors Alexis Gette and Abe Ramirez made their directorial debuts as a part of this year’s Black Box Series, featuring two plays: “Beirut” and “Night Maneuver”. “‘Beirut’ is about a young couple facing a deadly epidemic similar … Continue reading

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Movie Channel Entertains Students: New Films Shown Each Month

Southwestern has its very own movie channel, channel 44, dedicated to showing a varietyof different movies every month. The movies are a mix of new releases and seasonally appropriate films. Around Halloween, there were more horror movies on the roster, … Continue reading

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Superhero Movies Swooping In Influx of Superhero Movies to Create a Profit or for Fans’ Benefit

Superhero movies based on comic-book superstars have become some of the most popular movies on the market, as well as with products and games that are marketed out as well. They have been gaining more and more financial success over … Continue reading

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Students Anticipate “Inheritance” Release

The final and long-awaited installment in Christopher Paolini’s “Inheritance” series will be released November 8, after years in hiatus following the 2008 release of “Brisingr”, the third book. As students and other fans of all ages line up at Barnes … Continue reading

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Students Anticipate the Release of New Skyrim Game

Tonight at midnight, students waiting anxiously in line at Gamestops everywhere will see the first sales of what may just be the Game of the Year, as Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is finally released. “I’m getting it as soon … Continue reading

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Theatre Department to Perform “The 1940’s Radio Hour”

November 16 through the 19, Southwestern students have the opportunity to come experience mid-century America re-created in our theatre department’s production of “The 1940’s Radio Hour”. “If you don’t like having fun, you shouldn’t come,” junior Robert Frost said. Frost … Continue reading

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Spotify

Established in 2008, but only recently available to U.S. customers, Spotify is one of the newest online music streaming services. It’s compatible with a good deal of the current electronic market, including most mobile phone services, PC and Mac. Spotify … Continue reading

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3D Movies

Movies in 3D have been a part of motion picture cinema ever since the 1950’s, but haven’t been mainstream until recently, with movies such as “Avatar”, “Alice in Wonderland”, and “How to Train Your Dragon” gaining massive audiences. It raises … Continue reading

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ACL Review

This year’s Austin City Limits festival, which spanned Sept. 16, 17, and 18, featured a lineup that, although thought by many to be weaker than normal, did not fail to perform. With a diverse lineup of artists from every genre … Continue reading

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2011 awards season: a recap

This year’s award season will draw to a close with the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 27. Throughout this season, the winners have stood proud, while some have been shocked by the results. The Grammys this year was no exception. The … Continue reading

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Rai$e your firework, ’cause we r born this way

Ke$ha’s “We R Who We R”, Katy Perry’s “Firework,” Pink’s “Raise Your Glass,” and Lady Gaga’s “Born this Way” all have a common theme: self-confidence. In response to the string of suicides in the LGBT community, many of the reigning … Continue reading

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Chatroulette: Entertaining or disturbing?

There is a hot new website that “all the cool kids” are using. Continue reading

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