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Colleen Hoover dominates the NYT bestseller list, using superficial plots and soapy romance. From the New York Times.
I Declare War on Young Adult Fiction
Amelie Panaccione, Editor-in-chief • April 25, 2023

Recently I was exploring the New York Times bestseller list. I was interested in finding some new books that would have a compelling plot and some literary merit. When I opened the list, I was surprised...

Everything Everywhere All At Once blew the Oscars out of the water. Licensed as a promotional poster.
Breaking the Boundaries of the Multiverse
Calvin Boykoff, Sports Editor • April 23, 2023

 The seven-time Oscar winning film "Everything Everywhere, All at Once" stands out as a fresh approach to the multiverse genre in a world where superheroes dominate the box office. The movie, directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, revolves around a Chinese-American woman Evelyn Quan Wang, played by the brilliant Michelle Yeoh, who learns she can access other realities and universes after an...

Triangle of Sadness received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 71%. Licensed as a promotional poster.
Triangle of Sadness: Your Next Fun Watch?
Jules Conners, News Editor • April 23, 2023

Are you looking for a new fun watch? Something fun, and perhaps magical? A movie that puts a smile on your face in these dark times? Well, then, the award-winning Triangle of Sadness is not the movie for you.  My first interpretation of this movie was that it’s awful. I walked away from this atrocity of a movie thinking, “Wow, I just wasted about two and a half hours of my life on that.”...

Spotify has a variety of top true crime podcasts for your listening enjoyment.
A Crime Junkie's World
Hannah Berns, Opinions Editor • April 23, 2023

I’m obsessed with true crime. Chances are you are too, and even if you’re not publicly open about it, many of you would put down true crime as one of your guilty pleasures if asked. You’re not just a nerd if you like true crime, I promise. According to BBC Science Focus, “it’s in our nature to be highly attuned to criminal misdemeanors, and we instinctively want to discover the ‘who’,...

The movie received critical acclaim and was remade in Tamil with a Hindi remake in the works. Licensed as a promotional poster.
The Great Indian Kitchen
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • April 23, 2023

The expectation of newlywed women in many cultures can be considered incredibly misogynistic. You must operate with obedience, cooking three different dishes three times a day, cleaning, and dealing with disrespect from the man you married. Hence, an Indian woman is essentially considered a “great Indian kitchen.” The perspective of newlywed women can be understood, but it has never been captured...

Beyoncés 2022 album continued to wow audiences and critics but the Grammys did not grant it the famed Album of the Year award. Licensed as a promotional poster.
Beyonce: The Artist of Our Lives
Leah Frankel, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 23, 2023

With the Grammys recently wrapping up, there are a bundle of note-worthy events and yet, out of all of them, Beyoncé made the biggest history with 32 total Grammys—making her the most awarded artist alive. Multiple musicians—from Adele to Lizzo—named her “the artist of our lives.” Going into the night, she was tied with her husband, Jay-Z, for having the most nominations ever—88 in total—but...

The film can add an Oscar for Best Music (Original Song for the song Naatu Naatu to a long list of awards.
RRR: Breaking Boundaries
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • April 23, 2023

The hit international movie on Netflix, “RRR,” directed by S.S. Rajamouli, has become an international hit since its release on Netflix. The movie recently won a Grammy for Best Original Song in a Movie and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. The film explores themes of freedom, brotherhood, and sacrifice. It is set in the 1920s and follows the story of two revolutionaries, Alluri...

Winter; the coldest, most isolating season. Photo by Lorna Paradise.
Music for Winter
Lucca Swain, Social Media Director • April 21, 2023
With its (or, perhaps, despite its) characteristic Disney high school charm, ZOMBIES tells a relatively nuanced tale. Licensed by Disney.
Z-O-M-B-I-E-S: A No Brainer Great Movie
Sophii Sherman April 21, 2023
These books are far faster read than The Odyssey.
The Book Nook '23
Lucca Swain, Social Media Director • April 21, 2023
Ants From Up There is nothing short of monumental. Licensed by Ninja Tune
The Best Album of 2022
Lucca Swain, Social Media Director • April 21, 2023
The Boys returned with its third season in 2022, to universal acclaim. Licensed as promotional content.
The Boys is a Bloody Good Time
Lucca Swain, Social Media Director • April 18, 2023
Although the subject of some controversy surrounding its portrayal of Mexico, the movie ultimately grossed over $90 million. Licensed as a promotional poster.
Rambo: A classic Movie Series Comes to an End
Jonathan Stafford, Features Editor • April 18, 2023
Neatly-kept, long, black, braids are a staple of Wednesday Addams’ original character. Licensed as a promotional image.
"A Girl Has Only One Thing On Her Mind"
Jules Conners, News Editor • April 18, 2023
Netflix has not renewed Ginny & Georgia for a third season, although its second did exceptionally well in terms of views. Licensed under Creative Commons.
A Brutal Review of Netflix's Ginny & Georgia
Amelie Panaccione, Editor-in-chief • April 18, 2023
The next season of ALOTO is slated to be its last, with 4 episodes to the first seasons 8. With use by Creative Commons.
A League of Their Own is Truly in a League of Their Own (Sorry)
Hannah Cohen, Editor-in-chief • April 18, 2023
Lessons From Frog & Toad
Lessons From Frog & Toad
Leah Frankel, Arts and Entertainment Editor • February 14, 2023
Charli DAmelio has soared to superdom via TikToks of her dancing in her bedroom.
The D'Amelio Show Review: Why Young Influencers Are Controversial
Jules Conners, News Editor • January 17, 2023
Sometimes, a good song can be a temporary solution to your problems.
Music for Darker Days
Lucca Swain, Social Media Director • January 9, 2023

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