• Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Where’d You Go, Bernadette”

    I should have remembered Oscar Wilde’s maxim: “Only mad dogs, Englishmen, and academics go out in the noonday sun.” I did venture out on the August 17 weekend and the canicular days nearly did me in. The only film that sounded even remotely interesting was Cate Blanchett’s “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” and I had to …

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  • Mock Trial Participants Gain Transferable Skills

    Participants in HBU’s Mock Trial team have a noticeable poise and warm demeanor. In Mock Trial, they must be prepared, professional and unflappable – those qualities have stuck. Team president, Michael Dooley, has been on the team for two years. “Ultimately, our goal in mock trial is to be as prepared as possible. It’s very …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Scott Robinson

    Political science professor, Dr. Scott Robinson, has released his first edited volume, “Eric Voegelin Today: Voegelin’s Political Thought in the 21st Century” (Lexington Books, 2019). This timely volume, co-edited by Lee Trepanier and David Whitney, builds on the works of 20th-century philosophical giant, Eric Voegelin, to explain how the diminishing of religion in society produces …

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  • HBU Alumni Serve as Student Bar Association Presidents

    HBU alumna, Abbe Adams ’16, was attending the American Bar Association Annual Convention with the Student Bar Association of The University of Oklahoma in August 2018 when someone sitting at her roundtable caught her eye. There were students representing universities throughout the United States, so she didn’t expect to see someone she knew in such …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “El Cid”

    Again, heat and roadwork on the Southwest Freeway grounded me on the August 10 weekend. I am not sure I would have ventured  out even if there had been something interesting in the theaters. That meant that, once again, I had to dig into my stash of DVDs. I was in the mood for something …

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  • Mary-Ellen Hall Keeps Winning

    No coach in HBU history has had more milestones than Mary-Ellen Hall, who completed her 28th season at the helm of the Huskies’ softball program in May, and is the all-time winningest coach in any sport at the school. On April 18, HBU swept University of the Incarnate Word in a doubleheader, coming from behind …

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  • Husky Hoops Brings Students Together Through Basketball

    On Friday afternoons, a group of students make their way across campus to the Bradshaw Fitness Center Gym for two hours of pick-up basketball from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Each of them look forward to the competition and camaraderie that closes out the school week. Husky Hoops, as it is known, was started by …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: Ken Burns’ “Civil War”

    I had no intent of wasting time or money on the weekend of August 3; the latest “Fast and Furious” episode found no favor in my eyes and the news of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton left me in an apocalyptic mood. To soothe myself, I dug out my DVD set of Ken …

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