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‘A Girl Like Her’ features potent account of teen bullying
Culture, Movies

‘A Girl Like Her’ features potent account of teen bullying

Documentaries are powerful. They give the audience, who lie safe behind the screen, a view into a gritty, real world that they can’t imagine, with topics such as war, poverty and treason. Yet Amy Weber’s faux-documentary “A Girl Like Her” gives viewers a chilling perspective of something everyone has experienced: bullying. “Bullying has been around…

Spending V-Day solo
Culture

Spending V-Day solo

Valentine’s Day can seem like a trap for the single person, but it doesn’t have to isolate singles. Here are some ways to celebrate your solitude and share time with your loved ones. Be Adventurous Not being in a relationship doesn’t mean life is boring. This is the best time to get out and find…

Support group aids minority women
Campus Life, News

Support group aids minority women

The Counseling Center at the University of Miami has been used for group therapy, short-term individual therapy and outreach programs, but now a focused support group could widen the center’s reach even further. Sisters in Sharing, a drop-in support group for women of color, was founded by Dr. Kisha Bazelais, a licensed psychologist and Dr….

6 must-see movies for your Halloween marathon
Blogs, Featured, UBuzz

6 must-see movies for your Halloween marathon

Halloween is a great time for punny costumes, excess candy consumption and, most importantly, pumpkin spice lattes. But in all the rush and excitement to find the perfect Pinterest-worthy decorations for the ultimate Halloween party, we’ve forgotten one of the best parts of this spooky holiday—the movies! Halloween movies are the greatest. From horror to hysterical, from…

Sundance shorts shine at Cosford
Culture, Movies, Reviews

Sundance shorts shine at Cosford

Girl meets boy. Girl falls in love with boy. Boy murders girl. Welcome to the Sundance Short Film Tour. This past weekend, the Bill Cosford Cinema showed a variety of live action short films from the Sundance Film Festival, ranging from five-minute snapshots to nearly 20-minute miniature sagas. The Sundance Festival is renowned worldwide as the launch…

‘Gone Girl’ lives up to high expectations
Culture, Movies

‘Gone Girl’ lives up to high expectations

  Gone Girl: see it before it’s gone If there’s one movie you should see this fall, it should be “Gone Girl.” “Gone Girl” was always guaranteed to thrill its audience, with the book spending more than 71 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller’s List. Also boosting anticipation for the film was the big-name stars involved with the…

‘This is Where I Leave You’ leaves little to appreciate
Culture, Movies

‘This is Where I Leave You’ leaves little to appreciate

With an all-star ensemble cast, “This Is Where I Leave You” has the potential to be a stellar movie. Adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name, author Jonathan Tropper also wrote the screenplay, this movie flirts with both telenovela-style drama and slapstick comedy. While neither truly to commit to either. When the father of…

Film Review: Frank
Culture, Movies, Reviews

Film Review: Frank

About half an hour into the movie, Domhnall Gleeson stares at Michael Fassbender – who’s wearing an oblong mask with blank blue eyes, plasticized hair and a slightly surprised, open mouth – and asks the question we’re all wondering: “Why do you wear that?” There’s no simple answer. And this is not a simple movie….

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