Post Tagged with: "hunger games"

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Professor Daniel Nexon related "The Hunger Games" to modern politics in his talk.

Professor Discusses Politics of “The Hunger Games”

Professor Daniel Nexon discussed the link between various forms of popular culture and politics in “The Hunger Games” trilogy Wednesday afternoon at the Mortara Center. Nexon began his talk by examining the historical instances in which entertainment meshed with government. He said that popular films and books have shaped the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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President Barack Obama spoke Thursday at the White House's College Opportunity Day of Action.

Photos of the Week: Nov. 29

Photos of the Week: Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 Photos of the week of Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 include the White House’s conference on college accessibility, protests on campus and in the capital resulting in the developments in Ferguson, Mo., former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to speak in Gaston[Read More…]

by December 4, 2014 0 comments Photography
Album Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack’

Album Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack’

★★★☆☆ The upcoming third installment of the “Hunger Games” trilogy brings with it an album mixed with artists famous and unknown, along with a relatively stable and thematic sound. If you’re a fan of Lorde, who curated the entire collection and whose own work is featured several times, then this[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task and The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success but earns[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide