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Movie Review: Mother! A call to action?

In Reviews by Victoria Bostwick

After watching the movie Mother! I was downright confused and at the very least, uncomfortable. Darren Aronofsky who also directed movies like “Requiem for a Dream and “Black Swan” directed this psychological horror and featured Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Javier Bardem. After watching the trailer, the movie is portrayed as a stereotypical horror/thriller following the “everything was perfect until …

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The “Weinstein Effect” When skeletons come out of the closet

In Download Live Wire by Victoria Bostwick

2017 has been an interesting year for Hollywood. Anyone that has social media probably noticed the #MeToo “trend”. This all began when actress Rose McGowan accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her in the 90’s. Her friend, Alyssa Milano, urged Twitter users who have experienced sexual assault to post the two-word status to show just how prevalent the issue is. This …

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Racial representation in media Is an actor’s personality truly enough?

In Media by Ismael Miranda

In all forms of media, fiction is grounded in reality. Unless otherwise stated the audience will assume that the fictional world works the same way our own does. Observing the characters in most forms of media would lead one to believe that the world is full of people who are primarily White and the most noteworthy events and narratives happen …

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Student silhouette: Allena McCloud, SGA Vice President An optimistic leader who is grateful for her life’s journey 

In Download Live Wire, HACC News, Profiles, Students by Travis Hannegan

The lessons Allena McCloud, vice president of the Lancaster campus SGA, learned working in the student government and at the leadership series helped her to better understand the needs of campus clubs. The forms and paperwork required to function in the school bureaucracy can be challenging to fill out even for experienced people, made worse by the frequent turnaround of …