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From one nerd to another

(10/30/18 9:00am)

I used to spend Monday mornings in eighth-grade homeroom doing impersonations of whatever character Cecily Strong had played on that weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live," much to the dismay of my classmates. She joined the cast of SNL right around the time my parents started to let me watch the show in its entirety. Her comedy was something that my dorky, eccentric 14-year-old self identified with. I adored and admired her from the start of her career on the show.

Humor: Local Man Loved How "Real" The Female Characters Were In A Film Released in 1945

(09/18/18 9:01am)

A Miami student was delighted to see how "real" the women were in "Oppressione," a 1945 film set in Fascist Italy, after his film studies class screened the film on Monday. Malcolm Tedders, a sophomore political science and history double major, was excited to tell his classmates how much he enjoyed the female characters.

Yes, And...

(09/18/18 9:00am)

I first tried improv at a theatre camp before my freshman year of high school. I made a lame Harry Potter reference, no one laughed and it became painfully clear to my audience that I had no post-punchline plan. I stood there shaking in my character shoes until a merciful soul clapped me out. It was horrible, and I swore in that moment I would never do improv again.