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“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 1, 2020

Audiences traveled to a galaxy far, far away this holiday season as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The film offered an emotional farewell to the original Skywalker saga through an ending that was over 40 years in the making. Both old and new fans of the “Star Wars”...

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

“Just because I’m here and now you think I do all these voices, it doesn’t mean it comes easy. It also doesn’t mean that just because you guys can’t do something now doesn’t mean you can’t do something later,” Oz said.

Joshua Roy and Mac Aubrey

March 20, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, Frank Oz spoke to a packed house about his career with The Muppets and Sesame Street, as well as his days as a director and experiences working with Jim Henson and George Lucas. “First of all, I’m not a voice person. I don’t even think of the voices. I do the character...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Banners hung outside the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration.

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...