Ranking the superhero movies of 2017

Umar Hanif, Editor

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Opinion

With the release of Justice League this past weekend, the superhero movie run of 2017 has officially come to a close. In honor of that, let’s take a look back at the six movies released this year as well.   Justic...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Sparks Speculation

Annette Lee

October 14, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Star Wars fans are, to say the least, excited: the new trailer for The Last Jedi came out October 9 and tickets are now on sale.

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Taking a second look at sculptures near Uni

Ethan Chen, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Every day Uni students traverse campus, whether it is a walk to Kenney, a 100 meter run near the ECE building, or a food run to Green Street. Thus, they may be familiar with a couple well-known sculptures that they walk past ...

Cold Cut Review: IT

Camden Coleman, Writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

DISCLAIMER: No, I have not read the book, and no, there will not be any spoilers.   IT takes place in 1988 in a small town called Derry, and it follows the lives of seven young kids who make up “The Loser’s Club”. Wil...

Teacher Profile: Rayburn’s science fiction adventures

Umar Hanif, Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Forty years ago, a fresh-faced 24-year-old Steve Rayburn walked out of a theater in Murray, Kentucky utterly awestruck. Rayburn had just seen the Spielberg-directed film Close Encounters of the Third Kind, which is celebrating its annive...

Preview: Pygmalion Festival welcomes teens

Zona Hrnjak, Writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

For high school students who see living in Urbana-Champaign as a dull, corn-surrounded existence, the Pygmalion Festival will bring a weekend of refreshing excitement. It will come to Urbana-Champaign once again with a full line-up ...

These pizza places can’t be topped

Martin Dalling, Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Gourmet Gargoyle, Opinion

There are many different pizza places on campus and finding the best one is hard. So my friends and I tried out three different places to find the best. We tried Mia Za's, a classic campus spot, which had good toppings and was...

The attics get new chairs

Grace Qiu

March 9, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

New chairs will be arriving in the North and South Attic sometime in the near future to replace the old chairs which are used during orchestra, chorus, and performances. On Tuesday Feb. 7, Richard Murphy, Chris “Fing” Gu...

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