Mon. Jun 17th, 2019

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‘Avengers: Endgame’: end of an era

‘Avengers: Endgame’: end of an era

Sal Cerrell Opinions Editor: Online, Anna Duffy Staff Writer

Spoilers for ‘Avengers: Endgame’ included.

‘Avengers: Endgame,’ marks the 23rd and most ambitious movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (M.C.U.) so far. Most fans, having witnessed the shocking twists in ‘Infinity War,’ went into the film having a general understanding of how the story would end but were unclear about the path it would traverse. After the death of many of the Avengers’ most up and coming members, most notably the heroes Black Panther and Spider-Man in ‘Infinity War’, it fell to the original six Avengers (Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hulk, and Hawkeye) to defeat the villain Thanos and restore the lives of those who had perished.

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Designer of Dreams exhibition dazzles audiences

Designer of Dreams exhibition dazzles audiences

Izzy Harris Staff Writer

What to expect at the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum was initially a mystery. Christian Dior SE usually flies under my radar except for the occasional trip to Selfridges or on advertisements in the tube. Previously exhibited as Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the installation garnered widespread acclaim until it closed in January 2017. However, since February, the exhibition has been reinstalled at the V&A to honor Britain’s influence on the designer. Additionally, some of the pieces showcased were designed by other artists under the direction of Dior as a visual representation of his success. (more…)

Finding an appreciation for wildlife photography

Finding an appreciation for wildlife photography

Taylor Anderson Staff Writer

Walking through the Natural Wildlife Photography Exhibition, the sounds of birds chirping becomes immediately entrancing. The lighting. With the windows covered and dim overhead lighting, the only things really illuminated were the photographs allowing visitors to forget about anything else in the room or the outside world and focus solely the images. (more…)

Why we can all relate to Hiccup Haddock and How to Train Your Dragon 3

Why we can all relate to Hiccup Haddock and How to Train Your Dragon 3

Gabe Menzies Staff Writer

I was seven years old when I watched the first “How to Train Your Dragon” movie, and 16 when I saw the third and final installment with my younger brother recently. My brother, who is as big of a fan as the next 9-year-old when it comes to the Viking and dragon adventures, loved it. “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” was two entertaining hours of the protagonist Hiccup Haddock searching for a new world to escape his most fearsome enemy yet; dragon hunter Grimmel the Grisly. For me, the meaning went much deeper.

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