It’s time to give Cam Newton some respect

During the last two weeks of playoff action, the Carolina Panthers have delivered two brutal defeats to the Cardinals and Seahawks respectively en route to their Super Bowl berth. They have been clicking on all sides of the ball and capitalizing on their opponents every mistake. No one player has played better football for the […]

Review: Dirty Dancing at the Wharton Center

A great balance between music and dance, this Broadway adaptation of “Dirty Dancing” captivates and keeps you on your toes with humorous anecdotes. Not straying very far from the original story line, there is an even bigger emotional connection to the characters of Baby and Johnny as their time on stage allows their chemistry to grow. […]

Movie Review: Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro’s not so terrifying tale

I don’t like to be scared, but when Guillermo del Toro released a new horror movie, it was hard to resist going to see it. Del Toro’s movies, such as “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”, are always beautiful to look at, fun to watch and usually very creative. “Crimson Peak” looked like it might be […]

Album Review: Mac Miller’s “GO:OD AM” and Lana Del Rey’s “Honeymoon”

“GO:OD AM” – Mac Miller After dropping his singles “100 Grandkids,” “Break The Law” and “Clubhouse,” Mac Miller released his third studio album titled “GO:OD AM” on Sept. 18. This Pittsburgh born and raised rapper is known for his many mixtapes including “K.I.D.S.” and “Faces.” The sound that listeners are used to hearing from Miller […]

Movie Review: The Martian

It’s been a while since the theaters have shown something that didn’t involve superheroes, Sherlock Holmes or reanimated dinosaurs. “The Martian” qualifies as science fiction because it takes place in a world where we can put a team of people on Mars, but it tends to be realistic (or realistic enough that Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

Movie Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

In the wake of The Avengers, the X-Men franchise needed to release a movie that showed there was still some life in the team—besides the usual focus on Wolverine. X-Men First Class, the franchise’s last effort was enjoyable. However, X-Men movies were few and far between since the wildly successful Avengers franchise was introduced in […]

Wharton Center goes Blue

“When meeting people from a foreign culture, offer a few gifts that reflect your interests as a gesture of friendship. Better yet, give things you’ve created yourself. Also, explore their interests and their culture. Ultimately, the best way to forge a lasting relationship is to create something together. Whether it is a meal, an art […]