Arts

Salinger’s classic

Catcher in the Rye remains fresh, challenging after many years — and repeated readings Between the Lines is a column written for each issue by staff writer Olivia Dorow Hovland. Each column expounds on the provacative themes and ideas found in current literary works. Holden Caulfield is arguably the most …

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Books: Dead or alive?

Will physical books survive recent E-book surge? Change in format doesn’t mean that books are dead; reading may actually be increasing “It’s a real page turner.” The line everyone uses to describe a book that just can’t be put down. The action of turning the page at a suspenseful moment …

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The life of an artist: Griffin Overbye

Art keeps Overbye busy as creativity overflows “I probably have 13 projects going on – I’ve started them but I haven’t finished them,” said sophomore Griffin Overbye. “I have three or four books of sketches that I want to do and I always end up at the last second choosing …

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The Omnivore’s Dilema

Be mindful of what you eat Americans think of food in terms of its convenience and richness while it should instead be viewed as a tool for nourishment of the body and the building of community. On average, Americans spend only 6.9 percent of their budgets on food, one of …

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Found-footage films

A new breed of filmmaking Ever since the turn of the century the horror genre has taken a significant plunge in quality. For some reason, Hollywood deemed it necessary to take every classic horror movie – A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Halloween, etc. – and completely retell …

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Three students discuss a recent Guthrie production.

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Don’t ban books

Banned books give an artistic voice to the marginalized Olivia Dorow Hovland, Talon staff writer Each year the American Library Association comes out with a list of the ten books that have been most banned by schools, libraries, churches or organizations in the past year. In 2010, the last year …

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Academy Awards

A night of questionable wins Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer At seven-thirty, The Academy Awards open with Billy Crystal returning for the ninth time to host the biggest night in not only the movie business, but to movie buffs alike, including myself, one of the biggest nights of the year. …

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Anna Scholl reviews The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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On Stranger Tides: review

Sparrow swashbuckles his way through another epic adventure With the a few new mates By Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer A glint of wit and satisfaction reflects off of Jack’s gold-toothed grin as his lips drink in one last quenching drop of rum, his eyesight sinking deep into the map he …

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