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EMU alumnus premieres film When It Breaks at the State Theatre

On Sat. October 12, EMU alumnus Todd Tue premiered his film 'When It Breaks' at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor. The documentary film follows special education teacher and musician Konrad Wert, also known as his stage name Possessed by Paul James, as he tours the country with his family for a year. 

EMU students celebrate Latin Night

The week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 5 was this year’s LSA Week, a week-long celebration put on by the Latinx Student Association (LSA) to engage EMU’s students and to hopefully recruit new members along the way. The annual Latin Night celebration took place at the McKenny Ballroom on Thursday night. Latin Night was put on by the LSA and sponsored by the Center of Race & Ethnicity.   

Thrones Talk: 'The Long Night'

For years, people have discussed how the Night King in “Game of Thrones” and his White Walkers might end up on the throne. At first, it seemed like a far-fetched theory, but as “The Long Night” continued, it seemed more and more evident that the theory may have not been far-fetched after all.

Thrones Talk: ‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms’

For the past week, the first episode of Game of Thrones dominated the cultural conversation. The first episode was a solid re-entry into the world of Westeros. The anticipation for the second episode was still high. 

Thrones Talk: 'Winterfell'

On Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:00pm, I experienced a moment I had been waiting for after almost two full years. It was the Game of Thrones premiere. The Game of Thrones premiere is especially meaningful this year because it is the final Game of Thrones premiere. Much of the audience, including myself, have followed these characters for years. It’s going to be hard to say goodbye.

“Mary Poppins Returns” Review

 As the final weeks of the semester approach us, we all need a minute to sit down, relax and watch a mindlessly entertaining movie. On Friday, Campus Life played “Mary Poppins Returns.” 

“You” Review

How fast does it take for something to become a cultural phenomenon? With Netflix’s weekly Friday 3 a.m. dropping of shows, I think the most culturally appropriate answer is: a weekend. Note there are some spoilers. 

The 91st Annual Oscar Nominations

On Jan. 22, the 91st annual Academy Award nominations were announced. While there were some disappointments, there's a lot to unpack regarding the lineup of nominations.