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One University Circle apartments near finalization

July 19, 2018

In attempt to celebrate and expand the greater-Cleveland neighborhood, University Circle Inc.’s (UCI) multi-million dollar development project has reaped nothing but success. According to UCI, the its...

We give Comedy Central’s “Review” five stars

August 6, 2015

Nobody really knows how to explain “Review.” The Comedy Central series’ official logline reads: “A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes...

Ex “Parks” star moves past the stache

Ex “Parks” star moves past the stache
Nick Offerman featured in UPB’s spring comedy show
March 26, 2015

Nick Offerman waved Retta onto the Severance Hall stage at the end of his standup set on Friday, March 20. The audience immediately hushed, but a few seconds into his acoustic strumming, the room buzzed....

Eldred loves losers

Nerds become stars in Eldred’s latest play “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
Loveable play brings comedy, drama to stage
December 4, 2014

“Your word is cow.” “Could I have the definition please?” “It means cow.” “Could you use it in a sentence?” “Please spell cow.” “C-O-W.” “That is correct.” This...

War film still fits today’s issues

November 28, 2014

Now, the nation watches the aftermath of a jury’s decision to let the officer who shot and killed Mike Brown walk free. There is unrest not only in Ferguson, but also in the rest of the country. It came...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland… at Crop Kitchen

Crop Kitchen
November 7, 2014
Crop Kitchen provides global comfort food within walking distance.

Kevin Hart Stars in Impeccable New Comedy

November 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of viewing “The Wedding Ringer” two months before its premiere, and, let me tell you—you absolutely need to head to the theatres in January. Directed by Jeremy Garelick and...

Smaller screen can’t smash popular game

“Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS” stands strong
October 16, 2014

The newest installment in the “Super Smash Bros.” series is here, but this time, it can fit in your pocket. Yes, for the first time, you can settle it in Smash when you’re on the go. Despite being...

Social media from your perspective

Film shows problems of virtual world
October 9, 2014

Few actions define our character as well as our ability to connect with others. In this day and age, when the internet has integrated into our lives, often we find ourselves seeking solace in the murky...

New season of “Legend of Korra” gets off to mysterious start

October 9, 2014

“Legend of Korra,” the sequel series to the original “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” is back. After “Legend of Korra: Book Three” ended a couple of months ago, “Legend of Korra: Book Four,...

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