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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Life + Arts

Choruses pay victims tribute

Published on May 4th, 2009 | by

At the Nazi concentration camp and ghetto of Terez’iacute;n during the Holocaust, Czechoslovakian composer Rafael Sch’auml;chter used music as a way to raise the morale of his fellow inmates by organizing a choir and performing Giuseppe …
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‘State’ employs engaging drama

Published on April 20th, 2009 | by

Gore Vidal once said, ‘Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.’ As illustrated by Gore Vidal, journalism and politics have shared …
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Palestine film fest debunks myths

Published on April 14th, 2009 | by

In these confusing times, many misconceptions and stereotypes abound on Middle Eastern culture, Palestine in particular. In 2006, Palestinian advocate Hadeel Assali, along with a team of other Houston-based activists and film aficionados, conceived the idea …
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‘Wrath’ still the best

Published on April 13th, 2009 | by

Star Trek fans in Austin were treated to a special surprise last week. Attending what they thought was a screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan turned into the world premiere of J.J. Abram’s …
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Life + Arts

Apps hinder interaction

Published on March 12th, 2009 | by

iPhone applications have reached a new low with the debut of the BOMBED Beer Pong Challenge. BOMBED, the No. 1 brand in beer pong, has made the leap into the digital world and gives enthusiasts the …
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Program brings classics to campus

Published on January 20th, 2009 | by

College is an ideal time for expanding one’s horizons, and where better to enrich oneself in the arts than at the Moores School of Music? One of the country’s premier music schools, it offers a diverse …
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House’ falls shy of deliverance

Published on November 6th, 2008 | by

Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti are two of today’s most prominent and successful Christian writers. In 2006, they teamed up to author House, an exploration of hidden sin. While the novel garnered them critical acclaim, the …
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Heroes’ must rework its success formula

Published on November 5th, 2008 | by

When Heroes first premiered in 2006, it was acclaimed as a fresh new take on the superhero genre and enjoyed great success both creatively and commercially. Although still NBC’s highest rated scripted series, Heroes has fallen …
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Jolie scores big in ‘Changeling’

Published on November 3rd, 2008 | by

In folklore, a changeling refers to the offspring of a fairy, elf or troll that is substituted for a human child unbeknownst to his or her parents. The original child would then be taken by the …
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