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The C-Word tackles difficult subject with fantastic cast

<em>The C-Word</em> tackles difficult subject with fantastic cast

Josiah Martin | Arts and Entertainment Editor 01/30/20 The Red Masquers have once again proven the stunning dramatic talent here at Duquesne with The C-Word. In this show, writer Olivia LeSuer, a Duquesne Student, has created three characters who want so badly to connect with each other but are in denial about their own inability […]

Les Miserables’ touring cast dazzles downtown

<em>Les Miserables’</em> touring cast dazzles downtown

Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-Chief 12/05/19 On Friday, Nov. 29, the Benedum Theatre downtown was filled to the brim as a story of love, loss, revolution and redemption came center-stage. Les Miserables, Boublil & Schönberg’s musical magnum opus, is based on the 1862 novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. It follows the story of […]

‘The Last Jedi’ entrances with relatable cast

‘The Last Jedi’ entrances with relatable cast

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 01/01/2018 After the uninspiring debut of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I became fearful for one of my favorite movie franchises. Sure, Episode VII was entertaining, but it did little to differentiate itself from the original films. Thankfully, Rian Johnson’s artistic direction in The Last Jedi creates […]

‘Thor’ baffles with complex, confusing plot, tone

‘Thor’ baffles with complex, confusing plot, tone

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 The God of Thunder has graced the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2011, quickly becoming a mainstay across numerous films. Whether appearing as an Avenger or starring in his own standalone series, I have always enjoyed Thor’s presence. Yet, with Thor: Ragnarok, the inability to form a cohesive plot […]

Despite tired premise, ‘Happy Death Day’ stays fresh

Despite tired premise, ‘Happy Death Day’ stays fresh

By Liyang Wan | Staff Writer 10/19/17 People sometimes wish that their lives could be frozen at a particular moment, but if the price to pay for such a fantasy would be going through that same day for all of eternity, maybe they would reconsider. The new horror/comedy flick Happy Death Day is the latest movie […]