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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ — When the trailer’s better than the movie

My relationship with the Marvel Cinematic Universe is casual, at best. I engage with it a couple of times in a given year. But like most one-night stands, the MCU’s residue has lingered beyond a few hours.

Student music duo ‘Candy Isle’ makes its own scene

If you were searching for a female acoustic indie-folk-pop duo based right here at UR, you’d be happy to find Candy Isle, comprised of seniors Kat Bakrania and Lydia Dake.

Down to their last slice, ‘Pizza Prty’ looks back

On the evening of May 1, two weeks before the final broadcast of their weekly music show “Pizza Prty” on WRUR, seniors Carrie Taschman and Toby Kashket are dealing with a more present issue: Kashket cannot stop giggling on air.

A documentary fosters collaboration between students and professor

Professor Daphon D. Ho premiered on May 3 his documentary film “Living History: Remembering the ‘Forgotten’ Korean War,” which follows Ho’s  spring 2016 course on the Korean War.

UR Celtic celebrates “St. Paddy’s Day” in April

This year, we were graced not with one, but two St. Paddy’s Days thanks to UR Celtic’s Irish stepdance performance…

Tinashe and Princess Nokia radiate strength

"Dandelion Day" and "empowering" are two phrases you might not normally use in the same sentence, but with Tinashe’s and…

UR Symphony Orchestra showcases soloist

The UR Symphony Orchestra concert in Strong this past Saturday started out soft, mysterious, and a little sneaky, with the…

Not Vanilla: The Joys of Instagram

Reader, perhaps you have not heard this app called Instagram — it’s something young people are quite into. When I…

In student VR film, see sexual harassment up close and personal

Visitors slipped on headsets last Wednesday and found themselves transported into the college life of a young woman in “Through…

‘The Pinter Plays’ savor discomfort

“The Pinter Plays,” the UR International Theatre Program’s side-by-side productions of the late playwright Harold Pinter’s one-acts “The Collection” and…