Category Archives: A+E

Coming Out of His Shell

Green’s new novel is a personal exploration of coping with mental illness. Earlier this month, author John Green released his first novel in six years. Highly anticipated, especially given the popularity surrounding his 2012 book ...

Dollar Dollar Bill Y’all

C.R.E.A.M. takes on new meaning with Wu Tang rapper’s newest venture into cryptocurrency. Cash Rules Everything Around Me, or Crypto Rules Everything Around Me? Bringing a different meaning the famous song “C.R.E.A.M.”, Ghostface ...

Behind the Corn

‘Children of the Corn’ is a classic that must be watched this Halloween. Transport yourself to the small and murderous town of Gatlin, Neb. in the 1984 thriller, “Children of the Corn.” Centering around a cult of children who have...

Flick or Treat

These seven spooky flicks will be sure treat all of their viewers this Halloween. Halloweentown “Being normal is vastly overrated,” and this movie is far from normal. Taking place in a magical world with witches, warlocks and talk...

Represent This!

Four visiting artists argued for the expansion of creative vocabularies in their talk with Christopher Newport University students last Friday. How do you represent the reality? A question central to the study of art, this questio...

Marshalling in the Future

‘Marshall’ provides a much needed and compelling look into the past. Released amidst the current political and social climate that finds race at the center stage once more, “Marshall’s” reflection on the past is most needed. Follo...

Ask the Dog

‘Blade Runner’ offers a long-standing and compelling philosophical argument regarding the true nature of humanity. Very few works of science fiction have risen the level of philosophical significance as Ridley Scott’s eponymous cu...

A Mundane Night

Transported into a world of knights and farms and muddy shoes screaming about how happy they are, The Crow’s Nest became a host for a plethora of artists last Friday night during Sigma Tau Delta and WCNU’s poetry slam. Entering th...

Turning a New Page

A bold and refreshing script can capture even the most diverse of audiences. The success of an institution such as TheatreCNU is likewise dependent on the newness of their “material.” This semester, TheatreCNU welcomes a slew of n...

The Music Between the Pages

Jennifer Egan’s novel utilizes music to forward its plot. Jennifer Egan’s “A Visit From the Goon Squad” is, at its heart, a simple narrative of a group of people making their way across the urban landscape of Rock n’ Roll, both as...