The Observer

Sci-Fi and Community: Annual film society marathon connects fans

Strosacker Auditorium was decorated with movie posters and playful rules for the Sci-Fi Marathon.

Alex Tomazic, Contributing Reporter

January 22, 2016

The movie industry has always had a fascination with science fiction, tracing its roots back to the late 1920s with “Metropolis” (1927) and “Frankenstein” (1931). But relatively recent films, like “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park” and “The Matrix” hooked many modern viewers and catapulted...

Extraterrestrial festival

Last weekend, Film Society put on its 40th Sci-Fi marathon, with special celebrations in addition to its lineup of films

Sierra Blanton, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2015

From Friday, Jan. 16 to Saturday, Jan. 17, students and community members alike joined together to celebrate science fiction movies. However, it wasn’t just some sleepover. Among the rows of seats in Strosacker Auditorium, the crowd of people ate popcorn and tried to stay awake in the late hours, participating...

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