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Clint Eastwood: Politics and Art

Kevin Courtright Student Submission  As I type this article, director Clint Eastwood is wrapping up production on Jersey Boys, set for release in June. The film, a jukebox musical about the life and career of Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, is likely to be a box-office hit, if only because it’s based on a successful Broadway show. Critically speaking, if Eastwood’s previous two films (Hereafter and J. Edgar) are any indication, the film will more than likely receive middling reviews in the United States.  But that’s okay. Eastwood stands…

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Election results stir students

Morgan Smith Editor   Last night, Wilmington College students gathered in the Underground in Pyle Center to watch as votes were tallied for the presidential race. Students enjoyed refreshments and political conversation.   “The Republicans obviously don’t like this idea,” said Katie Wisecup, a sophomore Biology major. She stated that Issue 2 is important to her during this election. This amendment would have created a commission to take charge of dividing Ohio into voting districts; elected officials and lobbyists would not have been allowed to sit on the commission. However,…

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