Madison Santana | The Banner Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, works to create content to help advocate for her nonprofit "Change Nicaragua."

Student uses video to raise awareness

As the death toll continues to rise in Nicaragua where so many of her family members reside, Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, realized she could not just sit by and do nothing. What started as controversial social security reforms in Nicaragua quickly escalated from peaceful […]

‘Les Miserablés’ captivates audiences, draws crowds across the nation

So there she sat in a torn and dirty gown, barely any hair left on her head, mouth swollen from an extracted tooth, violated by her first “customer.” Anne Hathaway, lead actress in the movie musical, “Les Misèrables,” takes the viewer through her sorrow, rage and hopelessness in her role as Fantine. Hathaway’s performance made […]

New science fiction thriller ‘Looper’ recieves audience approval

Sci-fi fans rejoice: Original science fiction has returned to the big screen with the release of Rian Johnson’s time-travel film “Looper.” In a sea of recent sequels, trilogies, book adaptations and spin-offs, a completely unique science fiction movie is refreshing, and there have been few released since Christopher Nolan’s 2009 dream-heist film, “Inception.” “Looper” is […]