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Sun-Jung Yum, Cecilia Barron, Isabelle Agee-Jacobson, and Vera Targoff

October 8, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepúlveda   What: This short read tells the story of Antonio José Bolivar, an old man living alone in an Ecuadorian jungle after the death of his lover. He faces heartache, solitude, cultural conflicts, and the vicious wild. Why: Most text about love are often cliché, making you feel the same ways and think the same things. B...

Peach Custard Cake

Peach Custard Cake

September 28, 2018

This is a recipe adapted from Bon Appetit Magazine, and in the past months, it has become one of my favorite things to eat and make. It is the perfect texture—rich and custardy yet not too heavy—and just sweet enough. Do not use an electric mixer, and make sure to really mix the eggs and sugar for a minute, or else the fruit will sink into the batter.

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

September 28, 2018

A longer roast at a lower temperature yields smooth, melt-in-your-mouth, rather than mealy, squash. And, as a bonus, the roasted garlic becomes caramelized and spreadable and is great on bread. Serves 8 2 delicata squashes 1 head garlic 3⁄4 cup olive oil, or enough to generously cover bottom of pan Large pinch of salt, to taste 1⁄2-1 tsp red chili flakes ~10 sprigs thyme 1⁄4 cup white wine vinegar

Roasted Mini Pumpkins

Roasted Mini Pumpkins

September 28, 2018

Yes, you can eat these, and they are delicious. Recipe can be easily scaled up or down, and when in doubt, just throw all these ingredients straight into the pumpkin, mix, and bake. Serves 4 4 baby pumpkins 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tsp lime zest 2 tbsp honey 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp harissa 8 springs thyme Salt, to taste

Gay in the ’90s: A Fictional Story of Homophobic History

Gay in the ’90s: A Fictional Story of Homophobic History

September 27, 2018

Directed by Desiree Akhavan and based on the YA novel by Emily Danforth, the summer 2018 film The Miseducation of Cameron Post is truly a striking piece of cinem...

“White Boy Rick” Entertains, Yet Fails to Be Memorable

Andrew Mello, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The film White Boy Rick is about justice; the bitterly fair kind that lands people in prison disconnected from their families, and the unfair kind, the type that leaves kids dead on the street.

“Astroworld”: A Curation Of Talent

“Astroworld”: A Curation Of Talent

September 27, 2018

Two years from his last studio album, rapper Travis Scott is back with another smash hit, Astroworld, released in early August. “La Flame” continues with his unique psychedelic trap style on this project, to outstanding effect. His abilities as a curator comes to the forefront as he brings together the talents of artists like Kid Cudi, Drake, The Weeknd, and many others to complement his own sound.

“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

August 11, 2018

Throughout his decades-spanning career, Spike Lee has always remained an activist first and a filmmaker second. He uses his movies as catalysts for wha...

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

July 26, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2.5/4 Falcons Authenticity can be incredibly important for the big summer movies. If you couldn’t believe Iron Man was really flying, then...

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

June 22, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 In 2004, the original Incredibles came out, a movie about a family of superpowered people initially trying to hide their abilities b...

Students Close Out the Year with Musical Talent

Students Close Out the Year with Musical Talent

June 18, 2018

On June 5th, the Chamber Music Collaboration Concert was held as a culmination of a year’s worth of work by both the Percussion Ensemble and the m...

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

June 11, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3/4 After a tumultuous few months filled with controversial political statements, Kanye West has released his eighth studio album, ye...

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