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Week 11: A Christmas Reflection

Week 11 at Link Year has been a fairly uneventful one. No basketball games, no trips, but a good week nonetheless. Our men’s director, Kevin Smith, has been teaching on anxiety, depression, and hope in the midst of suffering. 499 more words


Existing In Between

            Princess Mononoke is often seen as a film that is very anti-industrial and concerned with the preservation of nature. While these environmental viewings are valid and important, the characters, their conflicts, and the resolution cannot be contained to that single theme. 772 more words


A Purpose for Fantasy

My Neighbor Totoro is one of Hayao Miyazaki’s earlier animated works. The atmosphere and tone of the movie are similar to other works around the time like… 1,266 more words


Band 9 Essays: Opinion - Globalization

As mass communication continues to grow, the world is becoming more globalized. Some people believe that this will inevitably lead to the total loss of cultural identity. 932 more words

Band 9

Christmas Eve Memory

I always love to watch the instrumentalists play. The sweet melody coming from the trio of piano, flute and viola this December afternoon took my mind to another Christmas caroling memory. 572 more words


Hamlet's Holiday Movie Countdown: Love, Actually

by Michael B. Hock

It’s become fashionable lately to write articles or think pieces attacking the 2003 romantic comedy Love, Actually. It makes sense, it’s basically all of the love stories you can possibly think of mashed together and thrown against a wall. 1,135 more words

Christmas Movies

Depression/Dunk Tank

Depression is like being trapped under water in the Dunk Tank at your local carnival.
There you are having a great time, anticipation killing you but scorching your skin with excitement as you balance on a slippery blue plastic seat, dangling above a tank of water inside a cage. 568 more words