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Students share opinions on favorite movies, Hollywood

Zach Olmstead, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2014

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The Stylus recently completed interviews with students about their favorite movies. Here are those interviews: What is your favorite movie and why? Taylor Miller, sophomore: “The Notebook”. I like “The Notebook”...

River Read Children’s Literature Festival held

Elizabeth Orosco, Culture Editor

October 29, 2014

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Park University hosted hundreds of fourth- and fifth-grade students from the North Kansas City School District at the River Read Children’s Literature Festival Oct. 14. The children were given the opportunity to meet and...

Park University students honor Latasha Green

Elizabeth Orosco, Culture Editor

October 29, 2014

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In honor of former employee Latasha Green, Park University’s Modern Language Club decorated an altar at Mattie Rhodes Hispanic Center. The memorial is in observation of Dia de los Muertos, a celebration by Latin American cultures...

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ surprisingly rich, interesting

Zach Olmstead, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

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Rating: 3 Stars (Out of Four) Liam Neeson is certainly a talented actor but you wouldn’t know that if you are only familiar with his less than impressive recent body of work. It ranges anywhere from generic (“Non-Stop”)...

Students have opportunity to spend spring break serving community, making difference

Sarah Stout, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2014

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Fall break is here and even though the spring semester seems light years away, it’s time to consider how to spend your time during spring break. Park University is offering students opportunity to travel through the school...

International students connect during Culture Hour

Elizabeth Orosco, Culture Editor

October 14, 2014

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Park University is home to students from all corners of the world. International students are valuable to Park, which promises to “prepare a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate...

‘The Drop’ couples suspense, depth into captivation thriller on screen

Zach Olmstead, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

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Rating: 2 1/2 Stars (Out of Four) Dennis Lehane may be one of the luckiest authors alive – having not just one but four of his stories adapted into good films. And since he wrote this one himself from one of his short...

‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ brings Bioware’s RPG fantasy series to a new level

Lauren Hamilton, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

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Video game enthusiasts worldwide are anticipating the third installment of Bioware’s RPG fantasy series “Dragon Age” to be release Nov. 18. “Dragon Age: Inquisition” will be the third game in the series and will take...

Xanath Caraza speaks at Ethnic Voices Poetry series

Katrina Williams, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

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Poet and author Xánath Caraza was the guest of honor at the Woodneath Library Center during a special program Sept. 15. The program, which is an installment of Park University’s Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, was an event...

Park kicks off WWI Movie Talk series

Elizabeth Orosco, Culture Editor

September 26, 2014

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Park University’s Movie Talk Series kicked off Sept.10 in the McCoy Meetin’ House with the 1930 version of “All Quiet on the Western Front,” the first of seven selected films honoring the centennial anniversary of World...

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