Alina Kim

Arts Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

UChicago Moot Court Places Second in National Competition

After weeks of practice, the student-run RSO competed with 26 other universities for the National Moot Court title from January 21-23.

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February 19, 2022

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The Fleeting "Eternals" Flies Too Close to the Sun

A well-intended portrayal of diversity and human imperfection, "Eternals" winds up deficient in other important storytelling aspects.

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January 11, 2022

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The Suicide Squad Reboots Franchise With Guts and Glory

Despite some pitfalls, James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad" reboot suggests a promising future for the franchise.

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October 10, 2021

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CPOST Research Finds New Right-Wing Extremist Demographic Trend in Capitol Insurrection

Led by political science professor Robert Pape, the research found that middle-class and middle-aged citizens without previous connections to the alt-right formed a large majority of the violent mob at the Capitol insurrection.

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June 8, 2021

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"Godzilla vs. Kong" Is Absurd and We Know Exactly Why

"Godzilla vs. Kong" scrambled to be anything and everything all at once and ended up being exactly what we expected it to be: nothing more than two monsters beating each other up.

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April 18, 2021

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I KNEW I Smelled a Rat!: A Review of "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical"

The first musical of its kind, "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical" sends a message that truly, anyone can theatre.

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January 19, 2021

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Professor Lima Used Pokénomics! It’s Super Effective!

Professor Victor Lima sat down with the Chicago Economics Forum to discuss "Pokémon Go," battle game theory, and a rather massive collection of TMs—to be exact, 300 of each.

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November 23, 2020

"The Savior’s Sister" Needs Salvation

Indie author Jenna Moreci’s The Savior’s Sister delivers a fast-paced fantasy romance with believable characters, but suffers from uninspired and inconsistent plotlines.

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October 26, 2020

Red Is Lowkey Sus: A Political Reflection on “Among Us”

Now with over 86 million downloads, the violent nature of the gameplay in "Among Us" appeals to the cynicism and impatience of the frustrated and socially distanced in quarantine.

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October 5, 2020

Caffeine Around UChicago: When Your Coffee Pot Isn’t Enough

Whether you are seeking a dose of caffeine for a midterm paper writing boost, a game of pool with your friends, or pursuing your dream of becoming a barista, here are some student coffee shops and two off-campus favorites for you to check out.

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September 15, 2020