50th Anniversary: Born on the 4th of July

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The Leader 03/1990
Jeffrey S. Williams | Staff Writer
The majority of today’s college students have not experienced anything like the intensity of the Vietnam War. Nor have they experienced the deep feeling and emotions with protesting a war.
The movie, “Born on the 4th of July,” which stars Tom Cruise (of “Top […]

50th Anniversary: Books Escape into Fantasy, Sci-Fi Worlds

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Lakewood Leader 02/02/1991
Chad Muller | Staff Writer
If you had the chance to walk through a time-travel door from this sometimes-crazy world of ours and into a world of wizards, robots, and other magical beings, would you take it?
But we’re not just talking fantasy here. There is a way to travel […]

50th Anniversary: What Ever Happened to the Good TV Cartoons?

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The Leader 12/2/1989
Jeffrey S. Williams | Staff Writer
They’re gone, but not forgotten. No. I’m not talking about old WWII vets. As a matter of fact, I’m not talking about the military at all.
I was sitting in the Leader Office one morning with Matt Mencke and Jeff Kasper talking about football. […]

50th Anniversary: Madhouse Review

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The Leader 03/1990
Matthew J. Mencke | Editor
If you’re the type of person who enjoys a good comedy movie, then you should get out and see Madhouse, starring John Larroquette and Kirstie Alley.
Laroquette and Alley play the parts of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a married couple living in Los Angeles. He […]

50th Anniversary: The Complete Chevy Chase

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The Leader 12/2/1989
Matthew J. Mencke | Staff Writer
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation started playing at theatres everywhere on Dec. 1. The movie stars Chevy Chase and is drawing a lot of viewers. It is the third movie in the vacation series. This movie marks the last of Chase’s movies of the […]

50th Anniversary: The Desperate Hours

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The Leader 03/1993
Joan Regal | Staff Writer
When there is a knock at the front door and a polite young man says, “Sorry to bother you, ma’am, but…..I’ve lost my way….” a hostage drama begins. Those who read the director’s note to The Desperate Hours know that this play was based […]

50th Anniversary: 1980s Video Reviews…

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The Leader 3/1987
Austin Kallevig | Staff Writer
Based upon the suggestions submitted and previous viewings, I compiled these two rating lists of the best and worst movies that I have ever seen and been forced to see, respectively.
Austin’s Aces:

The Last Conflict
Kiss of the SpiderWoman
Brazil
Repo Man
Alien series/Creature (tie)
Terminator
Cat’s Eye/Creepshow (tie)
Demon Seed
Road Warrior
The […]

Movie Reviews for Netflix: Spring 2018

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Casey Kuhlemeier | Contributing Writer
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
Great special effects, good dubbing, fantastic storyline, and renowned actors reprising their unmistakable roles as martial artists and swordsmen/swordswomen in general. Michelle Yeoh takes on the remarkable martial know-how that Bruce Lee and even Jackie Chan have displayed in the […]

Century College Creative Student Submissions on Lesley Arimah Book

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Creative Student Submissions: What It Means When a Man Falls from The Sky
Compiled by Sara Romanoski | Managing Editor
In connection with the Lesley Arimah event, Century students were invited to submit creative work in the form of drawings, poems, or reviews to portray their feelings and reactions regarding What It […]

Lesley Arimah Visits Century

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Serenna Werling | Staff Writer
Ramon Varela | Photographer
On October 25, Leslie Nneka Arimah, author of “What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky,” visited Century to speak and read stories from her acclaimed book.  The afternoon event kicked off at 1:30, with Arimah reading her short stories “The […]

Exercise and Go to the Gym

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Bao Yang | Contributing Writer
There are many people in today’s society who are unhealthy. Many people do not like to exercise or find exercise to be unimportant. Due to the increase of sedentary, people would rather spend time to doing their favorite activity such as playing video games and watching […]

Rocky Rocks the Rocky Horror Show

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Vladimir Cruz | Editor-in-Chief
Former Century student and performing arts major, Dario Paredes Alvarado, also known as “Rocky,” accomplished a lot during his time here at Century College. Through extraneous work and dedication, Paredes did not disappoint. This is how he landed the lead role as “Rocky” in “The Rocky Horror […]

Century College Theater Performs Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Tanita Cronk| Creative Writing Coordinator
On Nov. 5 at 2 p.m., the Century College Theater put on a Sunday matinee performance of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” as adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, in the Century College Auditorium. The audience was full of students, staff, and community members. The lighting was dark, […]

The Scariest Night of the Year

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Ross Kropacz | Staff Writer and Photographer
As I strolled through the dimly light hall of Century on the night of all hallows eve. I found myself walking with ghosts, goblins, past witches, and monsters of all sorts.
It was then, that I found in front of me, a man with the […]