Caf makes actual changes

By: Slim Eden ~Commuter with an Unlimited Plan~ The rating system placed at the exit of Hoff Dining Commons has created very real change within both the cafeteria itself and the entire campus. The system, based around students rating their daily dining experience with a series of small circular human faces meant to resemble different emotions, has truly been one of the most revolutionary additions to campus in the last decade. “It’s amazing the kind of change that has happened around here since they put that rating thingy by the door,” junior psychology major James McDonough said. “I mean, I … Continue reading Caf makes actual changes

‘Curious’ promotes perspectives

By: Henry Eden ~Campus News Editor~ The Cincinnati Actors Studio & Academy (CASA) presented “A Night of Curious Incidents,” an event which included scenes from Simon Stephens’ acclaimed stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from March 2-5, as a fundraiser and awareness event for persons on the autism spectrum. The play has been celebrated for its portrayal of a young and severely autistic boy, Christopher Boone, as the protagonist who uses his incredible intellect to solve the crime of the death of his neighbor’s dog. The production was directed by Gina Cerimele-Mechley and featured … Continue reading ‘Curious’ promotes perspectives

‘Manchester’ navigates grieving people

By: Henry Eden ~Campus News Editor~ In a field of films that stretch from an acclaimed callback to a different era of Hollywood to a long-awaited adaptation of one of the most important pieces of American dramatic literature, a film about one simple human experience has garnered some of the most positive critical responses of the year. Manchester by the Sea, nominated for six Academy Awards, takes an unflinching look at something people hope never to experience: grief. Manchester is about the grief of one man. This is not, however, the grief that we live through and put behind us. … Continue reading ‘Manchester’ navigates grieving people