Lifestyles

Summer movies dominate box office, draw crowds

Robert Scott
Entertainment Editor

The smell of freshly popped popcorn fills the air. The sound of the voices— partially muffled by the pane of glass in front of them— surround everything. The area is abuzz with excited chatter from people waiting in line to gain their admission and those who already have. While this scene may seem like it is straight out of a movie, it is actually the opposite — it’s the theater during the summer movie season, when kids are out of school, and big-budget movies hit the screens.

Cuisine with Casanda: Lemon Cucumber salad easy snack

Casanda Anderson

Senior Reporter

This edition’s Cuisine with Casanda features a refreshing salad that is light on your pocket. This salad is perfect for any season and can be served as a light snack or appetizer. Here is a list of ingredients and the procedure to help bring some leafy-green fun to your day.

Coming this summer to a movie theater near you...

Tara Baucom

Reporter

The semester is coming to an end, but the summer movie season is about to begin. It’s that time of the year when the big-budget movies hit the big screen, as well as some smaller, but also anticipated, films. Here is a roundup of some of the movies that will be released in the next two months.

May 12
• “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” This take on the legend of King Arthur follows Arthur Pendragon (Charlie Hunnam) as he struggles to reclaim his father’s kingdom.

W shapes up to shop with 2017 Spring Fitness Challenge

Lauren Shuman

Online Editor

The 2017 Spring Fitness Challenge is already underway, with 244 W students and faculty members competing to be the “biggest loser” this semester.

For five years now, Campus Recreation and Passport to Wellness have sponsored and organized this weight-loss competition. Yet LeAnn Alexander, director of Campus Recreation, says there’s more to it than just dropping a few pounds.

From orange and black to red and green...with no in-between?

Trisha Maxey

Photographer

The aisles are decked with red and green. The bells of the Salvation Army ring out into the parking lot. Santa waves from his post next to the tinsel reindeer in the neighbor’s yard. The holiday season is clearly upon us.

But did we somehow skip from Halloween straight to Christmas? What about the holidays in between?

Ask Asia: How should I handle holidays with my family?

Ask Asia: How should I handle holidays with my family?

Asia Duren

Advice Columnist

Q: I was finally able to be myself this semester, but my family doesn’t know about it and would probably disown me if they found out. I can’t just skip the holidays, but how am I supposed to sit across from the table and pretend it’s okay for them to make such horrible comments about people like me? –Trapped