A hole in the wall. Literally. An underground cavern with foam puzzle piece floors and a grand assortment of snacks, sprites, and soda. Campus Corner is the quintessential stop for students looking for something to quench their thirst or fill that tailgate need for a Natty Light. The prices aren’t fair, but not nearly as unfair as many of the other places around campus.
This past weekend, the long awaited Mueller Report was released. Or at least, it was given to the Department of Justice, who published a brief four-page summary without disclosing most of what is contained within the actual report. Pundits and political commentators will probably spend now until forever debating this turn of events, but what I found most striking about this weekend of Mueller Madness is the way in which news networks and media conglomerates chose to cover this event.
“Captain Marvel” is the first movie in Marvel’s decade-long franchise to feature a leading lady and, despite what online discourse would have you believe, it doesn’t put the entire weight of the world on its shoulders. This movie isn’t the Marvel equivalent of Citizen Kane, nor is it some kind of assault on the sanctity of 45-year-old men who need to grow up. It’s the franchise’s realization, a decade too late, that superhero flicks should star women.
As it stands, this second Lego movies that we do have accurately reflects with it is like for children to play with Lego, because the story comes across as though it was completely made up as its writers went along.
Last Tuesday, I was awakened from my mid-afternoon nap to what sounded like a party happening on the second floor. When I came down from the frigid attic I call my bedroom, I was greeted by the most wonderful of news: For only the third time in 40 years, the University had cancelled school, and not just for one day, but for two. With my schedule already perfectly aligned to give me Fridays off, I was now looking at an early spring break. How did I spend it? Did I catch up on all of the work I had? Did I finally get around to applying to all those internships I had been talking about?