Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

Study Break: Emerson to Temporarily Rename School After Ron Burgundy

Study Break: Emerson to Temporarily Rename School After Ron Burgundy

If you’ve missed our coverage of offbeat college news, you’ll be happy to know we picked the right story to cover. Schools often honor famous people for their social contributions and inspiring lives, but rarely do we see any honoring fictional characters. Boston’s Emerson College will soon be doing just that, though, renaming its communications ...

Learn a Language by Watching Movies and YouTube with LaMP

Learn a Language by Watching Movies and YouTube with LaMP

Using movies and other media to increase your proficiency in a foreign language is great if you cannot afford to travel and immerse yourself into a particular language. If you’re a beginner, it’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with common phrases and cultural nuances. In order to help language learners on their path ...

Film School: How the Oscar Favorites Can Help You Choose a Major

Film School: How the Oscar Favorites Can Help You Choose a Major

Career counselors, personality assessments and college pamphlets try their best to offer advice, but choosing a major is a personal decision that starts you down a life-long career path. Advice on choosing a major varies, but a central idea usual stands out: choose a major that peaks your interest. For some students with clear passions, ...

7 Ways Technology Can Save You Money

7 Ways Technology Can Save You Money

1. Freecycle  One man’s trash is, afterall, another man’s treasure. This website may not be much to look at, but it provides a forum for a perpetual swap meet. Divided by city or town, Freecycle is entirely free to join using a Yahoo, Gmail, or Facebook account. Users can receive optional email notifications in the form ...

Study Break: 3 Childhood Halloween Movies to Revisit Each Year

Study Break: 3 Childhood Halloween Movies to Revisit Each Year

Ah, Halloween. The one time of the year when dressing like a Pokemon trainer and attempting to capture children for the purpose of deadly combat is perfectly acceptable. Beyond that, however, the only fun I personally get from Halloween these days is from the wonderful movies from my childhood I revisit each and every year. ...

Study Break: The 5 Best Cult Movies to Watch in College

Study Break: The 5 Best Cult Movies to Watch in College

While many film majors may scoff at this list, the majority of you will find it’s a great jumping off point into the world of cult film. Coming from high school or your early college years, you may find that most of your friends’ favorite movies are usually the last movies they saw. So basically, ...

6 Essential Zombie Movies That Eat The Brains Of A Boring Night

6 Essential Zombie Movies That Eat The Brains Of A Boring Night

Zombies are everywhere, well, not everywhere — if they were everywhere, you should seriously come up with a game plan for survival and stop reading this immediately. They are, however, an essential ingredient in movies that can kill a boring night of being a broke college student. Here are 5 awesome flicks starring those beloved ...