Category: Opinion

Not Quite News: No really, Sonic was good

By: BRENDAN McDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface It’s the twenties again, Donald Trump is somehow still the president, and the biggest movie of the past week was Sonic The Hedgehog. Truly, we live in the weirdest timeline. I had been fully expecting to spend this column dunking on what I thought would be the first “so

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: My top 5 romance reads

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu It is February and cupid is still bustling about shooting arrows but fear not: you don’t have to look further than your bookshelf for a little love. I do not usually read books that are specifically written in the romance genre. Don’t get me wrong, there are some well

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Tasty Tips with Tay: Vegan for February

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Web Editor/Staff Writer @taylor_sumiko As I have mentioned before, I live with two roommates, one vegan, and one vegetarian. When we first moved in together, I thought the adjustment would be hard for me as a meat-eater. I was pleasantly surprised that right from the get-go, we were able to have a

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: What the Preface staff is reading 

By: EVA MONHAUT Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu Are you looking for something new to read? Want some more ideas about books that you won’t be able to put down? Here are some books that Preface staff members are currently reading. Perhaps, you are into true crime or maybe you want to delve into something more adventurous.  

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A walk in the woods: Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve 

By: JOHN GRIFFEE Staff Writer For those seeking a quiet, secluded hike, Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve is perfect. Nestled between looming trees lies the entrance to an 82-acre nature preserve hosting a section of the once-great Kankakee Marsh. The park features a short mile and a half trail that leads to a view of the

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Meet new Preface staff member Jonathan Griffee

By: JONATHAN GRIFFEE Staff Writer jgriffee@iu.edu Hello everyone. My name is John Griffee and I am a new intern with the Preface this semester. I am a Junior studying Communication Studies with a focus on Media Study, my minor being in Creative Writing. I’m a huge nature person, and I originally started college wanting to

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Not Quite News: The Oscars are ridiculous

By: BRENDAN McDANIEL Staff Movie Weirdo @brendan_preface This Sunday, movie lovers across the United States are going to be subjected to the Oscars, the single most needlessly extra event in American pop culture. I am not here to convince you that the Oscars are either good or bad. The Hollywood elites who benefit from the

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Top books I am looking forward to in 2020

By: EVA MONHAUT Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu New Year! New Reads! Here are the top books I am looking forward to being released and reading in 2020. “The Vineyards of Champagne” by Juliet Blackwell Set during World War I in the French countryside, this novel explores the strength of a group of women standing up against the

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