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Views from abroad: We needed “Captain Marvel”

Views from abroad: We needed “Captain Marvel”

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 21, 2019

'Ello and welcome back to this week's edition of “Views from abroad.” This week, I am very excited to be jumping into a particularly favorite topic of mine – no, not the Jonas Brothers again – Marvel, specifically the latest installment in their franchise, “Captain Marvel.” The highly-antic...

REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’

Graphic created by Genevieve Guenther.

Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Audiences have been clamoring for years to see a major blockbuster female-led superhero movie. DC won that race in 2017 with the release of “Wonder Woman,” which lived up to all of the hype surrounding it and made millions at the box office. Now, in an ironic twist of fate, Marvel has been playing...

Gabby Rivera speaks at UNCW on ‘radical creativity and queer Latinx joy’

Gabby Rivera

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2019

“I fill my stories with love notes for queer kids of color,” Gabby Rivera wrote on one slide from her presentation, quickly summarizing her entire message in one sentence. On Jan. 23, Rivera stepped into the Burney Center and delivered her message as part of the 2018/2019 Leadership Lecture series....

Stan Lee is more than a comic book writer

Stan Lee at the premiere of the 2017 film

Darius Melton, Assistant Opinion Editor

December 3, 2018

Over the past few years, “geek culture” has started to really take over mainstream media. Rick and Morty, the big adult cartoon of our day, is one large homage to the science fiction genre. Pokémon became so popular that in the summer of 2016 even politicians were talking about it. But the biggest...

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