Blue Rune; Vermillion’s band of professors

Following the women’s basketball game on March 26, Blue Rune hit the stage at the Varsity Pub. The band played Varsity Pub’s downstairs stage to a crowd of 20-30 people.  The Blue Rune band consists of Dean of College of Arts and Science John Dudley, English professor Skip Willman, assistant professor Zoli Filotas and physician […]

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T. Wilson King is inducted into the Iowa Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame

T. Wilson King, the famous guitarist dubbed the “King of Guitar,” will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in September. King received the news around Thanksgiving about the inductions. The ceremony will be held in Okoboji Sept. 1-4 where inductees will perform and be a part of the Iowa Rock […]

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Rachel Review: “Uncharted” brings nothing new to the treasure hunting genre

On Feb. 18, the movie inspired by Indiana Jones and the game by the same name, “Uncharted,” was released to theaters. Starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, this search for a 500-year-old lost fortune is an easy watch. The movie follows Nathan Drake, played by Holland, whose brother Sam, played by Rudy Pankow, abandoned him […]

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Rachel Review: Zoë Kravitz leads thriller in HBO Max’s new film Kimi

Writer David Koepp and Director Steven Soderbergh came together and made the film “Kimi,” which released on Feb. 10, on HBO Max. The film stars Zoë Kravitz as the lead of this technologically fueled thriller. The film “Kimi” follows Angela, played by Kravitz, who works for a tech company. The tech company is called Kimi, […]

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Rachel Review: “Home Team” puts you to sleep with hopeless world

Happy Madison Productions or Adam Sandler’s talentless friends, whatever you call them, got together again and made a new movie called “Home Team.” It was released on Jan. 28 and has the same overused formula as every other back burner Sandler production. It stars Taylor Lautner and Kevin James.  The movie “Home Team” is based […]

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Rachel Review: “The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window” can’t decide what it is

Kristen Bell stars in a new dark comedy parodying the movie “The Woman in the Window.” It started its first ongoing joke by titling the show “The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window” to make fun of long titles in mysteries. The show was released on Jan. 28 […]

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Rachel Review: “The House” a chilling stop-motion anthology

“Black Mirror” meets “Fantastic Mr. Fox” in Netflix’s new film “The House.” This stop-motion feature has the elements and skill of “Fantastic Mr. Fox” movie’s stop-motion quality and characters and brings elements of the “Black Mirror” storytelling, with it’s three dark stories presented in the film. Stop-motion films have become a rarity in Hollywood. In […]

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Rachel Review: “Tick, Tick… Boom!” a Masterpiece

Before Marvel’s “No Way Home” movie comes out that Andrew Garfield is suspected to be in, Garfield was able to remind people that he is a fantastic actor in the new Netflix movie “Tick, Tick… Boom!” This film is based on the autobiographical musical about playwright Jonathan Larson. This is about his life before he […]

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