It’s a place many communications students call “home.” The Paxson Communications Center–which was the Student Union Building for most of its life–has a surprisingly unique history. The idea of a Student Union Building on campus was initially proposed in March of 1951 to President Dean Walker. Two students, T.P. Jones and Randy Cooper, argued that […]

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Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. Director: Nate Parker Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller Rated R for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity The release of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” is aptly timed, tapping into the racial tensions that have […]

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It became clear on Sept. 28 that a tropical wave from the African coast was to become a major threat to the Caribbean and–eventually–the United States. As the storm greatly intensified and traveled westward in the Atlantic, it was given its name: Hurricane Matthew. The first landfall that Matthew made was in Haiti on Oct. […]

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Stranger Things When Will Byers goes missing under supernatural circumstances in fall of 1984, his friends and family, the chief of police and a mysterious, young girl are all thrown into the search before an otherworldly monster can find him first. Somehow spooky and adorable at the same time, this new series absolutely deserves all […]

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