So here it is, huh? Almost four long years ago I donned my writer’s cap for The Student for the first time. Now that I’m graduating, I’ve been feeling a little nostalgic lately. I decided to look back on some of my first reviews for The Student.
Jake Walters '14
Wes Anderson is back at it again, this time with the shockingly successful money-maker that is “Grand Budapest Hotel.” Three years after the endearing and quietly affecting “Moonrise Kingdom,” a film which highlighted the best aspects of Anderson’s work (visual composition, off-beat dialogue, whimsiness) while moving away from his
Restaraunt/Bar/Arcade 8 Railroad St, Hadley Open 5PM-1AM Mon, 12PM – 1AM Tue-Fri, 11AM-1AM Sat-Sun A common criticism of Amherst social life is the similitude and frequent mediocrity of larger, public options. The Socials and larger campus parties lose their appeal about a week into Orientation. The blinding elatedness of
103 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst (between Panda East and Bart’s Ice Cream) Casual Mediterranean Restaurant Prices: Quite affordable, especially in comparison to Moti’s Recommended Dishes: Kibbeh Football, Chicken Kabob Pocket, Hummus, Grape Leaves There’s a venue right off North Pleasant Street that boasts some of simplest yet
March is around the corner, meaning the flurry of albums I’ve actually been looking forward to will be upon me soon. I’m struggling through the wait for the new Hold Steady and Drive-by Truckers albums (seriously, if anyone has any interest in rock music you really should check
As a first-year at Amherst my list of potential majors went something like: History, Sociology, Political Science, English, LJST, cultural elitism, turf & golf course management (available at the University of Maryland), entrepreneurship, constructed relativity, puppetry (University of Connecticut), mastodons in literature and society (personal favorite) and, of course, Film and
With the Oscars around the corner, a month of marathon movie viewing behind me, and no Student articles to share my opinions through, I had a difficult time deciding which film to review with the start of the semester. So, allowing myself to make matters easier, I thought I’d