“Starving the Beast” Spotlights UW-Madison’s Academic Struggles

by Sara Schuld, Arts Staff Writer In only eight days, the Wisconsin Film Festival managed to present over 150 films. Running from April 15- April 22, the featured films spanned all cinematic styles, from potent documentaries to sophisticated animations. Each year, the “Wisconsin’s Own” collection … Continue reading“Starving the Beast” Spotlights UW-Madison’s Academic Struggles

Oscars’ salute to American history in the Best Picture category

by Sydney Weng, Arts Writer The 2016 Oscars’ Best Picture nominations feature glimpses into American history, both near and far. From the 2008 Great Recession to the Catholic Church’s child abuse scandals, these four nominees took time to look back on history with the dramatic … Continue readingOscars’ salute to American history in the Best Picture category

Screen Style: Daria

By Emily Hegland, Arts Columnist Screen Style: Daria by elmytree featuring a red leather bag If you haven’t seen “Daria,” MTV’s now-classic late 90s cartoon, here’s a reference point: think April Ludgate, animated, in high school. Hilarious, acerbic, and always in the same outfit, Daria’s … Continue readingScreen Style: Daria