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Arts & Entertainment


Extraordinary talent makes 'Edwin Drood' a resounding success

As I entered the Student Activities Building Sunday evening, I was not sure what to expect. I had seen scores of turquoise posters and T-shirts bearing the First Year Players logo around Grounds throughout the week, and I was intrigued to see if FYP’s production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood was worth the hype.


One Direction's second full-length effort mirrors debut

If I were to describe British boy band One Direction’s sophomore album Take Me Home in one word, it would be “familiar.” It seems the five insanely successful X Factor alums wanted to take this album in exactly the same direction as that of their first record, Up All Night.


Christmas movies over the years

You know the most wonderful time of the year has arrived when “All I Want for Christmas Is You” dominates the airwaves, the temperature seems to drop by 10 degrees a day and Fox News gears up to combat the so-called “war on Christmas” that apparently plagues toy stores and cinemas across the country.


Music to our ears: The Cavalier Marching Band takes the field

It’s the end of the second quarter at Scott Stadium. The energy of the game momentarily subsides as fans talk among themselves, go for refreshments and check their phones; they don’t notice the assembly congregating on the sidelines in front of section 104, clothed in blue and white, orange capes fluttering in the breeze.