For Hollywood, the summer months are the time to push the biggest movies into theaters. With kids out of school and families out on vacation, studios release their blockbusters hoping to draw in the more available crowd. While summer 2013 was no different in terms of quantity, this year movies quality dipped due to an overreliance on sequels and franchising, while original stories thrived.
Stony Brook University prepped the student body for an emergency situation that cannot be solved with a drill—a zombie apocalypse. Max Brooks, author of “The New York Times” best-selling book and soon-to-be-released movie starring Brad Pitt, “World War Z,” came to campus on Thursday.