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DCJ’S Review: 8 Mile

Don Jackson

November 22, 2002

Genre: Drama (November 2002) Starring: Eminem, Mekhi Pheifer, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy Director: Curtis Hanson In a Nutshell: Jimmy Smith, Jr. (Eminem), who grew up in the mean streets of Detroit, lives a hard knock life....

Off the ropes: ‘Survivor Series’ perfect … except for a ‘Big’ problem

Martin Downey, Features Editor

November 22, 2002

As the blizzard of confetti covered the Madison Square Garden crowd and Shawn Michaels stood emotionally pointing to the heavens when Survivor Series went off the air, I thought to myself, "that was a damn good pay-per-view." The un...

To be a black girl or a white chick … that is the wrong question

Annie Otwell, Assistant Editor

November 21, 2002

The other day I was going to class, off in my own little world, when all of a sudden, up ran this short brown-headed chick. She was pretty much griping at me, she said, "Just because you have black friends and hang around them a...

Chamber of secrets:

Mary Lee, Copy-Editor

November 21, 2002

They climb slowly up from underground. Cobwebs and dirt sprinkle their hair. Mud cakes their jeans, hats, flashlights and elbows. No, these students have not been deep in the Ouachita Mountains exploring the unknown worlds of ...