Samantha Tritt

Samantha Tritt is a junior in the college studying linguistics and psychology and is Halftime Leisure editor. She loves reading, writing, traveling, and all types of dogs.


Halftime Leisure

Beauty and Hope in the Waste Land

Waste Land, a 2010 art documentary, played at the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery during a screening on Dec. 4. Directed by Lucy Walker, the documentary follows... Read more

Halftime

Trailer Takes: Sonic the Hedgehog, Seberg, Bad Boys For Life

Trailer 1 — Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Anna: I am always here for movies that mix animated characters with real actors and actresses (Detective Pikachu (2019))! That being said, I... Read more

Leisure

Unlikely and the Underlying Problem of Higher Education

Unlikely (2019) follows five individuals from different parts of America and their second chances at a college education. Directed and produced by award-winning husband and wife filmmaking duo and, Jaye... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Trailer Takes: Wendy, The Two Popes, and Color Out of Space

Wendy: https://youtu.be/KKktQFFcXL0 Nathan: This trailer seems to suggest a new take on the Peter Pan tale that deviates from the Disney model. Most stories about Peter Pan in recent decades... Read more

Opinion

Carrying On: The Pride and Prejudice Toward Reading

“I want to buy you something you’ll actually keep … Don’t you want something more appropriate for your age?” Those are just two of the things my great-aunt told me... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Spotify Cosmic Playlist Takes

Spotify always seems to have a playlist for everything. Recently, they partnered with astrologist Chani Nicholas to make personalized playlists for all 12 star signs. Halftime writers set out to... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Cooking with Glass in Blown Away

Cooking competitions like Chopped, Cupcake Wars, and Iron Chef (2002) have been relatively popular for many years. However, the cult-like following that emerged after The Great British Bake Off’s arrival... Read more

Leisure

Voice Staffers’ Favorite Summer Reads

The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison I read The Bluest Eye in the eleventh grade, and it had a sense of realness that books hadn’t yet held for me. It wasn’t... Read more

Leisure

This is A Bronx Tale

Love or fear? That is the question that permeates the musical A Bronx Tale. Based on Chazz Palminteri’s own life, A Bronx Tale follows Calogero (Joey Barreiro) as he grows... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Trailer Takes: Star Wars IX, The Last Summer, and The Professor

Star Wars IX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGAupmtXcMM Jake: Remember when we were supposed to let the past die, kill it if we had to? Yeah, me neither, because apparently nothing’s ever really gone.... Read more