October 21, 2019

REVIEW: Rambo: Last Blood is a film with a past – even as it tries to sidestep history

Rambo: Last Blood gets a lot of mileage out of its four predecessors, but in an attempt to evade sticky ideological questions, the film ignores the history of American interventionism that pervades the previous entries in the series. Rambo’s gruesome revenge here is personal, not political, the film tells us. The fifth in the series, the latest feature starring Sylvester Stallone as the titular John Rambo casts the traumatized veteran … Continued

Conestoga students opt in on fees this fall

Roughly 70 per cent of students – more than 10,000 – at Conestoga College chose to pay optional fees this semester, according to Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) President Scot Wyles. Optional fees, which were instituted for the first time this fall as part of the province’s so-called “student choice initiative,” cover a number of secondary services, and had been mandatory in the past. The initiative excludes services the province considers … Continued