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[MOVIE REVIEW] The Children Act is a moving film and faithful adaptation

[MOVIE REVIEW] The Children Act is a moving film and faithful adaptation

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 20, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The Children Act, first published in 2014, is a heart-wrenching story of a judge determining the fate of a young patient refusing to get the life-saving treatment he needs based on his religious views, while also struggling with a marriage in crisis. The film of the same name, which was released on Amazon Prime on Friday, September 14, is equally beautiful and touching in its own way.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

With a third album, Shawn Mendes's style does not differ from that of his previous album, but he does not disappoint.

[TV REVIEW] HBO’s Barry is a hit

[TV REVIEW] HBO’s Barry is a hit

Rylan Hefner, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Barry on HBO is a comedic take on the story of a hit-man who takes up acting and attempts to distance himself from his old life.

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

May 3, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

In his book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett challenges fears and tries to start a conversation for change.

[ALBUM REVIEW] The Weeknd utilizes all his artistic talents to perfect “My Dear Melancholy,”

[ALBUM REVIEW] The Weeknd utilizes all his artistic talents to perfect “My Dear Melancholy,”

Michael Forsgren, Social Media Manager

April 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The popular Canadian artist, The Weeknd, has released another chart topper. This time he focuses on emotion rather stardom.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Cheesy and romantic, Love, Simon brings joy to the audience

[MOVIE REVIEW] Cheesy and romantic, Love, Simon brings joy to the audience

Sharee Roman, Photographer

April 2, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Love, Simon normalizes the love between an anonymous classmate named ‘Blue’ online and Simon Spier.

[APP REVIEW] HUJI Cam offers blast from the past with photo effects

[APP REVIEW] HUJI Cam offers blast from the past with photo effects

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The app HUJI Cam allows users to take retro-style pictures. Not the most convenient to use, but definitely worth it for Instagrammable shots.

[APP REVIEW] Dunk Line rises to top free app by making logic fun

[APP REVIEW] Dunk Line rises to top free app by making logic fun

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The game in Dunk Line is perfect as it feels easy and hard at the same time.

[MOVIE REVIEW] What would spring be without Peter Rabbit?

[MOVIE REVIEW] What would spring be without Peter Rabbit?

Izzy Brooks, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The film is based off a children's book and involves a lot of childish and playful elements, but by incorporating well known actors and having the movie not fully animated, the film successfully can entertain audiences of all ages.

[FOOD REVIEW] Get Arby’s limited time Oreo bites while you can

[FOOD REVIEW] Get Arby’s limited time Oreo bites while you can

Tommy Stolpestad, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The Oreo bites not only taste very good, but the smell is also very nice. The smooth texture and warm filling make every bite delicious.

[MUSIC REVIEW] Dear Annie runs Rejjie Snow through range of emotion

[MUSIC REVIEW] Dear Annie runs Rejjie Snow through range of emotion

Lynn Reynolds, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The album, released Feb. 12, starts happy and melodic, then evolves into melancholy and despair.

[FOOD REVIEW] The Hi-Lo Diner gets a Hi-score

[FOOD REVIEW] The Hi-Lo Diner gets a Hi-score

Rylan Hefner, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

One appetizer, three entrees and one Hi-Top, came to $65. It was plenty of food for three people with lots of leftovers.