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Latino and Native American Film Festival sheds light on stereotypes and culture


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The short film, “Broken Roofs/ Techos Rotos”, directed by Yanillys Perez, opens with a young girl reading a prayer on a cement floor.  Her younger sisters play around her, laughing in delight.  The child reading, Ana, walks around their house which is a broken down living area with pink walls, washed down by to

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87th Oscar Winner Predictions


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Every year a few select films go above and beyond in artwork, surpassing the cheap entertainment value of certain mainstream films.  These excellent works intellectually and visually stimulate audiences to think on a deeper level. The 87th Oscars have gathered this year’s greatest cinematic achievements to select a winner in categories that emphasize the

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Movie Review: Nightcrawler


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The history of cinema has often given birth to characters driven to success, creating heroes that do whatever it takes to achieve their goals.  Once in a blue moon, film will turn its back on conventional characters and create a being both maniacal and genius. Director Dan Gilroy’s film, ‘Nightcrawler’ revives the sensation of

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Professors host film screening and discuss the “n” word


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  As the country still talks of the events in Ferguson, MO., America is reminded that race remains to be an issue for discussion. In the case of Southern Connecticut State University, issues with race stem from one word. The “n” word. Professor Siobhan Carter-David, of the history department, and Professor Frank Harris III, Department

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