Category: Opinions

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

When most people think of a beach vacation, they think about the summer sun or spring break; most people probably do not consider winter a good time to go. While it may be winter here in Ohio, it sure doesn’t feel like it in places like Florida, making winter an option when looking to go...

Netflix Review: Bird Box 

Netflix Review: Bird Box 

Let me preface this article by saying that this is a peculiar yet brilliant film. With a heart-stopping opening scene that makes you feel as if the character is warning you of the dangers that lay ahead, “Bird Box” is a captivating film that immerses you into a horrifying, apocalyptic world from start to finish.  ...

Netflix Review: Dumplin’

Netflix Review: Dumplin’

One of Netflix’s recent releases is “Dumplin’”, a warm-hearted film about a plus-size girl and her mother, a former beauty pageant queen obsessed with beauty pageants. With Jennifer Anniston both producing and acting in this film, viewers can anticipate a charming, captivating and meaningful storyline; not to mention the fact that “Dumplin’” is also a...

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Disclaimer: I am not one for cheesy Christmas movies, so if this review seems a tad more sardonic than it needs to be, take it with a pinch of salt. Released by Netflix on Nov. 16, The Princess Switch is a Christmas rom-com starring Vanessa Hudgens. She plays both Lady Margaret, a duchess who doesn’t...

Haunted house reviews

Haunted house reviews

* Lewisburg Haunted Cave: 5/5 skulls 💀 💀 💀 💀 💀 The Lewisburg Haunted Cave is the scariest haunted house I have been to this year. This haunt takes place underground in a real cave. This means that water may drip on you and you should wear shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy. The...

Opinion: Why the new year is scary

It the start of a new year, which for many only means “starting over” and for others nothing changes. This is because those with expectations of a random fresh start set themselves up to be let down. Think about it:  if December 31 is on a Tuesday and January 1 is on a Wednesday, New...

Opinion: the irony of the white walls of the Creative Arts Center

During the renovation of Wright State’s Creative Arts Center (CAC) last year, the building has been “modernized.” It has been transformed into an innovative center meant to sufficiently accommodate all the student artists who study and create here at Wright State University. A loose definition of modern architecture describes a design that ignores tradition. This...

Naked vs. nude

Intention is the determining factor when differentiating between “naked” and “nude.” Models pose “in the nude,” never “naked.” Naked is being exposed, it’s an untended exposure at that. Naked is also more vulnerable. It’s who we are when no one is near to observe us. Our truest state. Nude is what we show people when...

Album Feature: “Wretched Enough to Know Better” by “The Wretched Few”

Wright State University Alumni and associates band together to make music described as “funkadelic soul pop.” Their music lives up to its genre-twisting description in “Wretched Enough to Know Better.” The album opens with a proud declaration of local pride. The first track, “Dayton, Ohio,” is a funk rendition that describes city and its different...