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Recognizing Native American Heritage Month: Who was here before us?

Black Foot, Standing Bear, Big Eagle, Sioux. Three members of the Sioux tribe pose in Indian Village, 1898.
November 27, 2020

This is the 30th anniversary of government recognized Native American Heritage month and despite the civic rupture of 2020, we have found ourselves recognizing silenced voices and the history of their...

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup
November 26, 2020

Happy NotTurkey Day: Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Lineup  I am a vegan, and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving—there, I said it. But how, you ask? Vegans cannot possibly like Thanksgiving, there...

Cucalorus Film Review: ‘Dramarama’ is a sweet coming-of-age tale

Cucalorus Film Review: 'Dramarama' is a sweet coming-of-age tale
November 25, 2020

Films concerning the relationships and struggles of modern American high schoolers are a dime a dozen—but very few high school movies attempt to display the nuances and three-dimensional traits of their...

While some struggling businesses close in Wilmington, others open in their place

While some struggling businesses close in Wilmington, others open in their place
November 23, 2020

Amongst the numerous changes occurring in the wake of this new normal, economic instability has driven some businesses to shut down while others are writing new beginnings.   With capacity limits...

Don’t stress: 6 tips for getting through finals week

Don't stress: 6 tips for getting through finals week
November 22, 2020

Finals are hard enough without the added stress of online classes, no pass/fail option and a global pandemic. For students in need of support while studying for finals, here are a few helpful tips. Establish...

REVIEW: Hulu’s latest horror-thriller ‘Run’ takes a new approach to mother-daughter relationships

REVIEW: Hulu's latest horror-thriller 'Run' takes a new approach to mother-daughter relationships
November 22, 2020

In recent years, it wouldn’t be too far-fetched to say that the 2010s have had an abundance of thrillers that began leaning into the realm of predictability and lack of innovation. However, when filmmaker...

The Cucalorus Film Festival shows “Freeland” at UNCW’s Curbside Cinema

The character Devi in a still from
November 21, 2020

Earlier this year, the reputable SXSW Film Festival of Austin, Texas was thrown into a whirlwind of inconvenience spurred by the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. With the original plans for...

What we can learn from the Spanish Flu of 1918: vaccines, early-action and mask wearing

This is a photo collage of 1918 Spanish flu covers and articles from the Erie Daily Times and the Erie Dispatch. [ERIE TIMES-NEWS]
November 21, 2020
Since the spread of the Spanish Flu in 1918, which is labeled by historians as the deadliest pandemic in history, scientists have been studying the life, actions and reactions of viruses and viral DNA. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in January of 2020, many scientists and workers in the medical field were able to further their understanding of a nation’s initial reaction to a pandemic.

Winter break plans: a road trip through North Carolina

Winter break plans: a road trip through North Carolina
November 18, 2020
As winter break approaches, we typically have the motivation of family reunions, extravagant vacations, New Year’s Eve parties, and holiday events to get us through finals, but this year seems a little different. With the COVID-19 virus still heavily affecting our lives, plans are changing and everyone is searching for new, safe and socially distant ways to enjoy this much needed mental break.

Cucalorus Film Review: “Drought” at the drive-in

Cucalorus Film Review:
November 17, 2020
“Drought,” a movie defined by its charm, meaningful creative vision and compelling narrative of sibling love both pleasantly surprised me and gave me warm feelings towards a home I have always taken for granted. While the acting in the movie leaves something to be desired, its characters are charming and relatable.

15 top rated movies and series of 2020

It’s August in Paris, people are on vacation, even the theater was all mine..
November 17, 2020

As 2020 has been a year plagued by many delays for films and theater closings, many can’t even begin to recall the last movie they watched, or the last time they went to a movie theater. Luckily, during...

Cucalorus Film Review: “Beast Beast”

Cucalorus Film Review:
November 16, 2020

The Cucalorus Film Festival is now in full swing, as selections have begun to premiere both in-person at Curbside Cinema and online through streaming and live showings. “Beast Beast” is one of...

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