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Active Minds Brings ‘Send Silence Packing’ to Pitt

Active Minds Brings ‘Send Silence Packing’ to Pitt

By: Cassie Maz On Friday, Active Minds, a national nonprofit organization that aims to facilitate conversations about mental health, set up an exhibit on the Cathedral of Learning’s lawn called Send Silence Packing. Pitt...

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Movie Review: Venom

By: Cale Berger Rating: 6/10 I’ll be honest.  As I walked into the theater for the early screening of Venom, I had low expectations.  I was expecting another basic superhero origin story, chalk full...

The Predator

Movie Review: The Predator

By: John Wright Rating: 7/10   The Predator franchise is an anomaly in modern Hollywood. It’s a beloved 80s sci-fi property with a loyal cult fanbase and a lot of background lore in comics and...

Movie Review: Christopher Robin

By: Thomas Troyan Rating: C+ Disney’s Christopher Robin is the latest film in the growing trend of taking classic cartoons from the Walt Disney company and adapting them for a live-action setting. Following films...

Movie Review: Incredibles 2

By Bethany Brubeck Rating: 9/10 This long-awaited sequel to the iconic Pixar film The Incredibles has been fourteen years in the making, leaving fans of all ages excited for the action. Director and writer Brad...

Promo image for Tag, the movie.

Movie Review: Tag

By: Thomas Troyan Rating: C “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” This is the driving quote behind 2018’s “Tag,” a film about five friends who...

The Problem with Parran Hall

By: Morgan Gilmer Last month, the statue of Stephen Foster was removed from its place next to Schenley Plaza in Oakland. The removal comes after years of controversy as the statue depicts Foster, the...

Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War

By: Morgan Gilmer Rating: 8/10 Getting the Band Back Together Almost six years ago, I sat down for a showing of The Avengers at my local theater. Fast forward to now, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe...