Category: Columns

French actress Marion Cotillard accepts the Oscar for best actress for her work in "La Vie en Rose" the 80th Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, in Los Angeles. Photo by Mindy Schauer, The Orange County Register

6 must-see foreign films

I gained a love and appreciation for foreign films when I was in high school, after watching the 2007 biopic “La Vie en Rose.” When my French...

Illustration by Hector Casanova, Tribune News Service

Freedom and the faithless

With 83 percent of Americans identifying as Christians and 4 percent making up a mosaic of all other religions, what’s to be said of the last 13...


Spring break countdown begins now

Spring break in 14, 13, 12 days and counting. Students everywhere are counting down the days and minutes until spring break begins. The weeklong break allows students to sleep,...