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REVIEW: New iPhone 8 charges mind with excitement

REVIEW: New iPhone 8 charges mind with excitement

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Dealing with wires is always a hazard. The iPhone 8's new and easy charging feature makes the purchase worth considering.

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REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 exceeds film expectations

REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 exceeds film expectations

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Oftentimes, sequels lack the luster of the original but Guardians of the Galaxy will leave viewers anticipating volume 3.

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REVIEW: Logic’s Everybody fails to deliver correct messages about race

REVIEW: Logic’s <em>Everybody</em> fails to deliver correct messages about race

Michael Forsgren, Social Media Manager

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Logic put up his third studio album on May 5. Mostly surrounding racial tensions in the US, the message sent did not affect the way listeners viewed the issue.

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REVIEW: Rah’mn serves up unique choices

REVIEW: Rah’mn serves up unique choices

Ellie Nowakowski, The Rubicon Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Rah'mn offers delicious variations of classic Ramen, however the options are somewhat daunting.

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‘The Bluest Eye’ uses a fabulous sense of space to tell the story of 1940’s racism

‘The Bluest Eye’ uses a fabulous sense of space to tell the story of 1940’s racism

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

"The Bluest Eye" uses powerful visual narrative to tell an emotional story

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‘The Bluest Eye’ humanizes preferential treatment in gripping tale

‘The Bluest Eye’ humanizes preferential treatment in gripping tale

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

May 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Guthrie Theater expands its repertoire by spotlighting

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del Toro exhibit turns horror into high-culture

del Toro exhibit turns horror into high-culture

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Guillermo del Toro's curated display conveys collections of seemingly scary art as an inspirational monster utopia.

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REVIEW: Unicorn Frappuccino anything but magical

REVIEW: Unicorn Frappuccino anything but magical

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Limited Starbucks drink has taken over social media with its aesthetically alluring colors and meets backlash for sour taste.

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REVIEW: 5 Weeks focuses on heart of refugee crisis after India-Pakistan partition

REVIEW: 5 Weeks focuses on heart of refugee crisis after India-Pakistan partition

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Pangea World Theater's new play, 5 weeks, tells the story of a nation's loss through the devastation and displacement that individual families - Hindu, Muslim, and Parsi - experienced after 1947 India-Pakistan partition and are still feeling today.

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REVIEW: “13 Reasons Why” emphasizes severity of bullying in school

REVIEW: “13 Reasons Why” emphasizes severity of bullying in school

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

"13 Reasons Why" (TV-MA) is Netflix's hottest new television series, based off of Jay Asher's YA novel Thirteen Reasons Why. It portrays and discusses topics that everyone should be aware of.

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REVIEW: Snowden movie conveys intensity with sympathy

REVIEW: Snowden movie conveys intensity with sympathy

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Directed by Oliver Stone, Snowden tells the real story of Edward Snowden after he exposed illegal mass surveillance by the NSA.

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REVIEW: Live action Beauty and the Beast refreshes timeless tale

REVIEW: Live action Beauty and the Beast refreshes timeless tale

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The live action Beauty and the Beast renewed an old classic in refreshing and uplifting ways.

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