The Force Awakens

UVic PhD student has course plans for Force fans

For David Christopher, teaching a course about Star Wars seems almost like destiny. Christopher has watched, studied, and loved the franchise ever since the age of seven, when his father…

Why the world needs Star Wars

After the dismal experience of the prequel trilogy, people came to speak of Star Wars with disdain. An entire community, long dreaming of an experience akin to the grand unfolding…

Streeters: Are you going to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

  “Yes, I’m planning on seeing it on the 20th. It’s my best friend’s birthday that day and he’s having a Star Wars-themed birthday party which includes laser tag and…

Starships and soundscapes: How John Williams makes Star Wars sing

When the first teaser trailer for The Force Awakens premiered last November, it didn’t take much to get me excited. The promise of new stories and adventures in the galaxy…

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