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Humanities Scholars Program has high hopes

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences does not always receive the most attention at CMU. For this reason it would probably surprise students from...

Battle of the Burritos

At first glance, the existence of three Mexican fast food restaurants a stone?s throw from one another seems redundant. Can CMU and Pitt students really...

Words Resonate Through the Electric Violin

Any artistic performer?s goal is to make an enormous impact on the audience. To achieve this goal with no props, little background music, and minimal...

Cake

Ever since 1997?s The Distance vaulted Cake to stardom, the Sacramento, California-based band has been an easy target for rock critics, who routinely...

The da Vinci effect lacks substance

For several weeks, slick professional posters outside McConomy Auditorium advertised a mysterious ?multi-sensory theatrical event? next to the standard...

Supe

Think New York taxis are only driven by men? Think again. At first glance, Taxi seems like a typical superficial comedy with no real depth. However, after...

Bat Boy bursts into song

Murder. Tolerance. Love. Hunger for warm blood. Freakish biological mutations. The nature of family. And, oh yes, incestuous bestiality. These are the...

Fourth World War brings political noise

With the success of films such as Super Size Me, Capturing the Friedmans, and Fahrenheit 9/11, the documentary has lately gained large-scale popularity...

Team America: good for a couple of laughs

Aside from its political messages, Team America: World Police teaches us a valuable lesson: Puppets are only funny for about 45 minutes. Unfortunately...

Big Al

Although no one could truly replace Ozzy, Black Sabbath attempted to do just that with Ronnie James Dio in the early ?80s. And it was the wrong idea....

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