By Ricky Simpson College Starring: Drake Bell, Andrew Caldwell, Kevin Covais Hereâ€™s where this film started off on the wrong foot: If you put out a trailer comparing your film to â€œAnimal Houseâ€ and â€œAmerican Pie,â€ you better deliver. If I promise you â€œDeer Hunter,â€ I better not show up with, â€œWe Were Soldiers.â€ In […]
By Derek Miles Movies are much more than images you see unfolding on a screen in front of you. Movies have always and will always serve not only as entertainment, but also as an effective medium of getting messages across to the masses. Whether it is protest or politics, a call to attention or a […]
By Kellie Oates People donâ€™t usually make lasting impressions in hostels, but Ry Cuming did. The Australian native was discovered at the age of 18 in a Costa Rican hostel when a Los Angeles filmmaker found him playing guitar in the hallway, said Louise Cincala, the concert committee director for the Student Activities Board. And […]
Earlier this year, one commercial sparked a new generation.In the commercial â€” simply called â€œHallwayâ€ â€” two guards walked down a dimly lit gray hallway each with one hand tightly fastened to the handles on the sides of a small, steel safe as Mission Impossible-esque music played in the background. As one guard swiped his […]
By Nick Walters School is back in session, which brings a breath of excitement to the world, and nothing complements that feeling more than a soundtrack for your life. Music can help define personal moments and emotions within oneâ€™s existence. Lately, my personal soundtrack has been dominated by one band, The Hold Steady.
By Kelly Wiley Beer isnâ€™t the only thing that will be on tap this weekend. Students can get free popcorn and free movies Thursday and Friday during The Late Night Film Series, and there is more than one movie to choose from. â€œIf you donâ€™t like Thursdayâ€™s movie youâ€™ll like Fridayâ€™s,â€ said Russ Caldwell, the […]
By Kellie Oates There really isnâ€™t anything tasteful about musical duo TASTiSKANK. Their lyrics are shockingly blunt, scandalous and hilariously vulgar, and they top it off by rocking high-heels and looking fabulously risquÃ©. And theyâ€™re coming to UK. â€œThey are essentially good girls gone bad,â€ said Nigel Lepainka, the cultural arts director for the Student […]
1. RATATAT, â€œLP3â€ 2. Sic Alps, â€œA Long â€ˆWay Around to a Shortcutâ€ 3. Stereolab, â€œChemical Chordsâ€ 4. Silver Jews, â€œLookout Mountain, Lookout Seaâ€ 5. Dr. Dog, â€œFate 6. The Walkmen, â€œYou & Meâ€ 7. Beck, â€œModern Guiltâ€ 8. Bonnie Prince Billy, â€œLie Down in the Lightâ€ 9. Apollo Sunshine, â€œShall Noise Uponâ€ 10. Calexico, […]
THURSDAY, Sept. 4 The Read, Dead Serious, Duppy Aâ€™Jamba 8 p.m., Mad Hatter, Covington. Tickets cost $5. WRFL presents the Shondes, Spooky Qâ€™s 8 p.m., The Void Skateshop. Tickets cost $3. Idaho, Alaska and Whistle Peak 10 p.m., Alâ€™s Bar. Tickets cost $4. FRIDAY, Sept. 5 Great Depression w/ Frontier Folk Nebraska, Travis Talbert, 40 […]
Throughout the semester, the Features page will spotlight various campus leaders. This week we are featuring Ben VanderHorst, the president of the Student Activities Board.