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“House of Cards” Season 3 Review

| March 8, 2015 | 1 Comment
“House of Cards” Season 3 Review

Last season on “House of Cards,” Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) took over after President Walker was impeached. Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) told the public on national television that she was raped by General Dalton McGinnis and that she had to get an abortion because of it, but a journal written by the doctor that performed the […]

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FILM ANALYSIS: “Old Boy”

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
FILM ANALYSIS: “Old Boy”

The inherent problem with any remake is that it will be held up against the original. Spike Lee’s 2013 remake of the Korean cult-classic Oldboy (2003) is no different. In both, a man is trapped in prison for many years with no explanation, then suddenly freed. While the remake is by no means a bad […]

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FILM ANALYSIS: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
FILM ANALYSIS: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

  It’s hard to talk about this film without some knowledge of the director, Fritz Lang. A Jew, Lang was one of the preeminent directors in Germany during the years between the World Wars. Obviously, being Jewish in Germany in the 1930s (and really even before then) was not a good thing, what with the […]

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UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

UNC Charlotte’s newest fraternity on campus is Pi Kappa Phi (PKP). The organization’s national headquarters are in Charlotte, the third-largest hub for PKP alumni in the country. They have 185 chapters across the country. At only three weeks old, the chapter already has 53 members. Kevin Crooker, UNC Charlotte freshman and one of the fraternity’s […]

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Rugby rivals reunite

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rugby rivals reunite

Four years ago, juniors Keith Dalbon and Eddie Wilson played football for rival high schools in New York. Now, they both play rugby for Charlotte Mean Green, UNC Charlotte’s rugby club. Even though they played against each other for four years, neither Dalbon nor Wilson were aware of each other until coming to Charlotte. “I […]

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