Music makes the movie

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor I love to watch movies. Whether they are animated, suspense, comedy or drama, it doesn’t take much convincing from someone to get me to watch a movie. I recently watched the movie “Happy Death Day,” which has similarity to “Groundhog Day,” where a girl relives the same day over and over again. I tend to pass on the thriller and horror … [Read more...]

Get excited for the future

By Lindsay Wigo Editorial Editor At our last Minstrel meeting, our Editor-In-Chief, Chris, suggested that I write an editorial on things that I am excited for, whether that be in the near or distant future. It is pretty easy to learn about me if you have read my editorials, so it does not take much searching to find my opinion on something. My reason for saying this is … [Read more...]

The Minstrel is not dead

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-In-Chief In retrospect, I probably should have talked about this sooner. But if I am being honest, it is frustrating and hard to talk about without me feeling emotional. This semester, I have had people ask me if The Minstrel is still active, and I really cannot blame them for asking that. This is our first issue of the semester, and it … [Read more...]

‘Lady Doritos’ divide men and women

Lauren Trumbull News and Features Editor On Jan. 31, on an episode of the “Freakonomics Radio” podcast, the chief executive of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi was heard saying that women do not eat Doritos the same way as men. “They don’t like to crunch too loudly in public. And they don’t lick their fingers generously, and they don’t like to pour the little broken pieces and the … [Read more...]

Are Controversial Super Bowl Commercials Intentionally Aired?

By Lindsay Wigo Editorial Editor There is a general understanding that the commercials during the Super Bowl are very memorable and are usually viewed more than the average day-to-day commercial. From Doritos to Mountain Dew to cars, there was definitely a variety of commercials to keep viewers’ eyes peeled. Although many of the commercials were funny, I am going to be … [Read more...]