“The Vagina Monologues” at UAS

BY DYLYN PETERSON Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong On Feb. 10, UAS put on a production of Eve Ensler’s feminist play “The Vagina Monologues” as part of the V-Day movement, which seeks to end violence against women. V-Day was also created by Ensler, and started as a nationwide group of performances of “The Vagina Monologues” on…

La La Land Shivers with Syncopation

BY DYLYN PETERSON Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Damien Chazelle’s La La Land impresses with spectacular style and seems destined to bring musicals back into the mainstream. Now, I’m not a musical person. I got my varsity letter playing the cymbals at high school basketball games. The only contemporary musicals I’m familiar with are the musical…

Split Divides Opinions

BY DYLYN PETERSON Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong WARNING: Due to the nature of this film (an M. Night Shyamalan thriller), this review contains major spoilers. Proceed at your own caution. After more than a decade of laughably terrible movies, M. Night Shyamalan returns in more-or-less glorious fashion with Split. The premise of the movie is…

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Alright Adaptation

BY DYLYN PETERSON Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Thirteen years after the polarizing film rendition, the Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events debuted to markedly mixed reactions. None of the elements comfortably rest as either good or bad. In a similar way, it improves upon and is inferior to both its source material (a…