University of Missouri
MSA/GPC SponsoredUniversity ofecho

Articles

“Divergent” rewrites the role of the female

The Newest in Dystopian; Divergent Samantha Kummerer   The topic of dystopian worlds has sparked a prolific literary trend. From “Hunger Games” to “The Maze Runner,” “Divergent” now joins the ranks as the newest book-to-movie adaptation.   The newest fan craze trilogy, “Divergent,” made its onscreen debut on March 21. “Divergent” centers on a world, […]

“Noah” Floods With Insight

By Grace Dwyer, E23 “Noah,” directed by Darren Aronofsky, is an intellectual and moving film. It features some of Hollywood’s well-known actors such as Russell Crow, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson. With the help of these actors, Aronofsky is able to present the conflict between religion and science successfully. “Noah” is a powerful display of creation […]

EU Ambassador Visits Missouri School of Journalism

By Priyanka Khanna, E23 The European Union Ambassador, Joāo Vale de Almeida, and former journalist of seven years took the time to come speak at the Missouri School of Journalism this past Wednesday. After three attempts deterred by weather and other conflicts, the Ambassador was finally able to make an appearance…and at quite a fitting time! […]

86th Oscar Awards the best performance of the decade

By Austin Fortner, E23 Lights, Camera, Action! The 86th Annual Academy Awards aired Sunday, and the show gave viewers plenty to talk about. This was the best Oscars show in years, and it all begins with the host, Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen delivered on all aspects. She started the night by taking slight jabs at actors […]

“Her” explores the possibilities and reality of love with OS

By Sam Beezjak, E23 Spike Jonze’s latest film “Her” turned a lot of heads with a plot line that explored what can happen when a person actually develops a personal relationship with an artificial intelligence. While such a thought is definitely difficult to conceptualize, Jonze manages to use this idea to create an incredibly heart-wrenching, deeply […]

Update on Malaysian flight crash

By Kate Fallon, E23 A Malasia Airline flight carrying 239 passengers has lost contact with air traffic control Friday, Feb. 7. The airline was supposed to land in Beijing, China at 6:30 a.m. (5:30 p.m. ET). The flight has been missing for two hours since it was supposed to land according to Malaysia Airline officials. A […]

Ellen Page offers strong voice, met with praise

By Madison Silvey, E23 Everyone knows the beloved, sarcastic and progressive character of Juno who was able to put a humorous twist on the struggles of teenage pregnancy. This movie tackled modern issues for teenage girls and was able to make those in the same situation feel as though they were not alone. The character […]

“Guardians of the Galaxy” trailer offers insight into new Marvel movie

By Brendan McDermott, E23 The first theatrical trailer for Marvel’s upcoming film,  “The Guardians of the Galaxy” aired last week, and while what was on the screen was important what was highlighted was something else entirely. The upcoming film truly represents the growing gap between all things Marvel and all things DC. While DC and Warner […]

At age 175 Mizzou proves it’s still spry with activities and surprises

By Madison Silvey, E23 There are many different ways to draw the attention of college students. Mizzou succeeded in doing so by the use of baked goods. Yellow cupcakes lined the student center walkways  but naturally were swiped up in less than 20 minutes by a never-ending swarm of hungry Tigers. Why the sudden generosity out […]

Editorial: 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is a Creative Collaboration of Bombshells

By Priyanka Khanna, E23 Tousled hair, bare skin and a whole lot of woman in general was featured in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Lily Aldridge, Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal were just a few of the beauties that graced the pages of the magazine. As always, readers were left to marvel at the dazzling […]