Cristina Almudevar

Cristina Almudevar

Articles by Cristina Almudevar

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Celebrating the time

NIGHT\SHIFT event marks the daylight savings time shift

by Cristina Almudevar· · Life ·

Be original this Halloween

Just a few days until Halloween kicks off, now is the time to start figuring out what costumes are going to make you look like the coolest person at Phil’s.

by Cristina Almudevar· · Life ·
‘A special kind of hell’

‘A special kind of hell’

For the first time since I graduated high school, I am living with my parents again. While I am not alone in this endeavour, it feels like a special kind of hell. I avoided my small hometown and stayed in Waterloo for at least part of every summer. Moving back home for potentially another year strikes fear into my heart. […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Life ·
Graphic by Lena Yang

Safety of cyclists questioned

With the warm weather finally upon us, people are taking their bikes out of the garage to the road. However, they may run into some problems. While cycling in Kitchener-Waterloo is fairly safe, Blake Ellis, a board member of the Waterloo Cycling Club, has strong opinions about the by-laws the region has in place for cyclists. “The whole region needs […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Life ·
Photo from Heather Davidson

Encore Records store moves shop

Downtown Kitchener record shop Encore Records is getting a second run in a new location. The shop is moving to King Street from their current Queen Street location, which they’ve been in since 1989. The recent sale of their building prompted their move, which is slated for July 1. “The building being sold was the catalyst for the move. You […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
Photo by Kha Vo

Mounties not just another ‘jam band’

A spontaneous encounter at the 2009 Juno Awards between Hawksley Workman, Steve Bays of Hot Hot Heat and Ryan Dahle of Limblifter quickly and intensely brought the three seasoned artists together and began a fast friendship. “[We] were hanging out backstage and really got along as buddies … every time [Workman] came to town, we’d drink wine in his hotel […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
(Kha Vo -- Incoming Lead Photographer)

First revue a success for LMT

Laurier Musical Theatre hoped to shine a light on the world of college stereotypes with their March 29 production of “What Our Parents Think We Do.” The performance was an hour-long Broadway show held in the Turret. The show highlighted a number of Broadway musical hits that reflect student life. Some of the songs included in the production were “Skid […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·

In review: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

There are few filmmakers who can consistently project the kind of love for their craft that Wes Anderson does. Even in his less revered films (The Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited) there is the kind of radiant warmth and passion that most directors only have for their magnum opuses, and this all holds true for The Grand Budapest Hotel, a […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
(Will Huang -- Incoming Photography Editor)

Radio show gets grant

If you feel as though this campus is lacking in Aboriginal content, you have no further to look then Moccasin Tales. The program, presented on Radio Laurier, is an inspiring and informative radio show that focuses on Aboriginal musicians, events and topics where their goal is to educate the community. Two Wilfrid Laurier University students, Shawn Johnston and Rachael Simon, […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
(Jenny Sureepromsilp -- Graphics Artist)

Escaping the post-Oscar flop

This time of year is notorious for terrible movies. The Oscar race has been run for another year and films that just don’t make the cut are often released immediately following the Oscars. However, every once in a while, a couple films are released during this time that are not so terrible after all. It’s just sometimes difficult to sift […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·