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The definitely-not-coordinating-with-Stephen-Colbert super article

Elana Katz

January 25, 2012

A comedian can really hit their stride in an election year. Suddenly, jokes are writing themselves and flooding in each day, make the possibilities endless. Sketch shows and stand-ups thrive off of the material, but no comedian can satir...

The Oscars take a trip to Paris

Tom Loftus

January 19, 2012

The average American probably knows as much about French culture as the character of Ricky Smith's mother in the 1985 John Cusack cult comedy "Better Off Dead."Just to refresh your memory - or create a strange new one - it's the mo...

Are movie theaters dead?

Are movie theaters dead?

January 19, 2012

The silent film that could

Elana katz

January 19, 2012

The last time a silent film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards was coincidentally the only time a silent film won. The film was "Wings", the year was 1929, and it was the very first Academy Awards. 83 years later, in an era wh...

The boys who love Batman

Hunter Kelley

December 7, 2011

My parents always told me to enjoy my college years while I can because before I would know,it, they would be gone. They were right. Sadly, my days as an undergrad at Western are coming to an end. With this being (probably) the l...

You stay classy, Western Illinois

Pat Haynes

December 7, 2011

Well, Western, it's been a long three and a half years, but it is finally time for us to part. In a week after this paper comes out, I can stop saying I'm a student and start saying I'm a college graduate. In the three years ...

Elana’s End of the Year list

Elana Katz Courier Staff

December 7, 2011

One of my favorite parts of each year ending is the dozens of “best-of” lists that come out to wrap up the year. I thought it would only be fitting to wrap up my first year writing for The Edge with my favorite pop culture ...

Broadway play hits Macomb

Sandra sepaniak

December 7, 2011

It's not every day that Western is treated to a show that's seen the stages of Broadway, let alone a show that can claim to have won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This coming weekend however, a production of the Tony Awar...

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