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The Morality of The Dark Knight

Article by Joseph Barboriak, Writer June 8, 2022

Disclaimer: The following article contains spoilers for the movie The Dark Knight Directed by Christopher Nolan, the second installment of his Batman series was released on August 2, 2008. In The Dark...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: A Mad Sequel

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: A Mad Sequel

Article by Ren Topping, Writer June 3, 2022

If you were to watch 2016’s Doctor Strange and immediately after watch 2022’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the latter would be nearly incomprehensible. Not because Doctor Strange in...

2022 Qatar World Cup: Celebration or Disgrace?

2022 Qatar World Cup: Celebration or Disgrace?

Article by Sam Barbir, Writer May 9, 2022

If you don’t follow football, you may not know that the FIFA World Cup is coming up. However, there is a big anomaly: this year's event will be held in November-December, different from the Cup’s normal...

The Batman: Fresh Take on a Superhero

The Batman: Fresh Take on a Superhero

Article by Aryaman Singh, Writer May 9, 2022

Unlike Superman—the cleancut, goody-two-shoes superhero—Batman is much more morally ambiguous, prowling the streets at night, violently beating even the pettiest of thugs, and regularly employing tactics...

Cloud Cuckoo Land: Anthony Doerr’s “Paean to Books”

Cloud Cuckoo Land: Anthony Doerr’s “Paean to Books”

Article by Ren Topping, Writer March 8, 2022

Anthony Doerr is like a tapestry weaver when it comes to his novels. His characters start on opposite sides of the loom, then Doerr threads them closer together against beautifully constructed backdrops...

ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA - FEBRUARY 20: Jessie Diggins of Team United States is attended to after collapsing after crossing the finish line and winning silver during the Womens Cross-Country Skiing 30k Mass Start Free on Day 16 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at The National Cross-Country Skiing Centre on February 20, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Reflecting on the Beijing Winter Olympics

Article by Sam Barbir, Writer March 8, 2022

It’d be reasonable to say that the Summer Olympics are more popular than the Winter Olympics. From a personal perspective, I admit that I was glued to the TV during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, but...

The Race that Captivates a Nation

The Race that Captivates a Nation

Article by Sam Barbir, Writer February 12, 2022

The Hakone Ekiden, held every year on the second and third of January, is a 217km long distance relay race that many in Japan come together to watch every year, non-running enthusiasts and running enthusiasts...

La Niña Boosts the Snow Sport Season

La Niña Boosts the Snow Sport Season

Article by Annmarie Hashimoto February 8, 2022

As we enter February, we are beginning to reach the snow season's peak. With overall more snow and higher rates of powder, the 20-21 ski season was considered one of the best in recent years in Japan....

Spider-Man: No Way Home Makes Peter Parker a Hero

Spider-Man: No Way Home Makes Peter Parker a Hero

Article by Ren Topping, Writer February 2, 2022

Tom Holland fit right in when he first appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Spider-Man. The moment he jumped into 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, Holland showed that he possessed the classic...

ON-GAKU: Our Sound — A Melodic Masterpiece

ON-GAKU: Our Sound — A Melodic Masterpiece

Article by Rui Serizawa, Writer February 1, 2022

With the rise of digital technology and its efficient application in the animation industry, the distinctive vintage styles of anime from the late 80s to the 90s seem to have disappeared over the years....

Hawkeye Review: Not Every Superhero Needs a TV Show

Hawkeye Review: Not Every Superhero Needs a TV Show

Article by Ren Topping, Writer February 1, 2022

For the fifth and final time in 2021, Marvel released the final episode for one of their Disney+ TV series. This time, Hawkeye, the bow-wielding sharpshooter portrayed by Jeremy Renner takes center stage;...

Jim Walmsley and the Sport of Ultramarathoning

Jim Walmsley and the Sport of Ultramarathoning

Article by Sam Barbir, Writer December 9, 2021

To many, running one mile in under 6 minutes is a challenge. For those who run regularly, trying to run at that pace for 5 kilometers is a feat in and of itself. Now can you imagine doing that for 100...

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