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Hannah Niemeier

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‘The Girls’: A Pity Party

  “Poor girls.” The refrain resonates, echoing with regret for generations of victims of circumstance. Simple and elegiac, the central phrase of “The Girls” mourns...

Rahe’s new book spars with typical view of Sparta

Professor of history Paul Rahe’s new book proves that the Spartans deserve more credit for shaping history than the action film “300” gives them. “The...

Culture Corner

What’s the best book you read over the summer?Dutton Kearney, assistant professor of English: “Fobbit” is the best comic war novel since “Catch-22.” Aaron Andrews, junior...

‘The BFG’: modern fable with a giant heart

While “The BFG” is light on plot, it's it doesn’t skimp on its cinematography with the $140 million budget allowing for stunning visuals.

Suzanne Wolfe’s ‘The Confessions of X’ in review

A sputtering flame casts shadows over the scholar’s face as he pores over the Scriptures, his bent body forming the perfect image of a...