A mighty disappointment: ‘Power Rangers’ fails to live up to TV show

A week ago, I re-watched a few episodes of “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.” It was quite fun to revisit a piece of my childhood which included watching people in spandex, giant robots, ridiculous plot lines and a campy atmosphere. “Power Rangers,” however, is not very fun. In fact, it stinks. Living, breathing human beings should generally avoid this […]

The funny and the powerful: Top five Super Bowl LI commercials

This year, the Super Bowl was historic, unprecedented and exciting. The commercials, however – not so much. One of the best Super Bowls in recent memory lacked the accustomed number of memorable and entertaining commercials. But that is not to say that there weren’t some funny, some bizarre and some surprisingly controversial commercials. So, to mark Super […]

‘Final Chapter’ ruins ‘Resident Evil’ franchise

Some films are bad, others are awful. Only Paul W.S. Anderson, the Michelangelo of mediocrity, could make a film as frustratingly incompetent as “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.” “The Final Chapter” is a true masterpiece – never before has a filmmaker attempted to replace plot, cinematography, coherent action, direction and the basic principles of storytelling entirely […]

Eclectic Excursions: Visit DaVinci Science Center in Allentown, with plans for expansion in Easton

From our perch on College Hill, we as a campus community can often feel isolated, a world unto itself. But there is a world outside campus. There are many opportunities for excursions off the hill, to get out into the Lehigh Valley and beyond, to experience all this region has to offer. Allentown’s DaVinci Science Center may […]

The pain of purity: Social Justice Keynote focuses on the damaging influence of Christian “purity culture”

The Rev. Bromleigh McCleneghan has thought a lot about sex and religion. “For a long time, I have wanted to reflect on how the complicating factors of sexual identity, sexual practice, drug or alcohol abuse, body image, all these things that sort of play out in our lives, how this interacted with what we were hearing […]