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Space Jam: A New Legacy comes to theaters this summer on July 16.

Opinion: The Top 5 Sequels, Prequels, and Movie Adaptation Summer Blockbuster Hits You Should See in Theaters

Jacqueline Y. May 13, 2021

WARNING: This contains some spoiler alerts from previous movies. Sitting down in a dimly-lit theatre with the smell of buttery popcorn and excited chattering while movie trailers play is something that...

Phoebe Bridgers' Punisher Album Cover. (Wikipedia)

Review: The Relatable Meaning Behind “Punisher” by Phoebe Bridgers

Atalanta C-B May 13, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers fills her album Punisher, a Grammy nominee for Best Alternative Music Album that lost to Fiona Apple’s album Fetch the Bolt Cutters, with beautifully emotional and melancholy songs....

Rita (Amanda Brugel) and Serena Waterford (Yvonne Strahovski) share a moment in episode four,

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale Returns for Season 4 and Regains Its Momentum

Caroline L. May 10, 2021

[SPOILERS] After a two years’ wait due to Covid-19 restrictions, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale has made its return for season four. Dare I say that the show seems to be headed in a direction other...

My dad, finally home from the hospital and recovering on our couch.

Opinion: Broken Bones Heal Stronger

Lucia P. April 12, 2021

I used to only imagine what it would be like to lose my mom or dad, and how it would affect my life. It usually was only a fictional, brief thought. I never realized the fear that almost losing a parent...

Review: Raya and the Last Dragon Shines a Light on the Often-Neglected Cultures of Southeast Asia

Review: Raya and the Last Dragon Shines a Light on the Often-Neglected Cultures of Southeast Asia

Nitya C. April 12, 2021

With many movie theaters still closed all over the world, Disney+ launched Raya and the Last Dragon on March 5th. Available with premiere access, the Southeast Asian culture-inspired movie is centered...

Review: The ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Trilogy Lacks Dimension and Personality

Review: The ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Trilogy Lacks Dimension and Personality

Hailey T. April 12, 2021

  Netflix has gained a reputation for being notoriously bad at producing its own romantic comedy films. Although they have beautiful and wildly successful titles in their back pocket, like Marriage...

Reflections on Coming of Age as a Reader

Reflections on Coming of Age as a Reader

Daria H. March 1, 2021

When I was younger, I was obsessed with romantic young adult novels. I loved reading about the forbidden love stories, the romantic getaways, and the decisions to abandon everything to be with one’s...

 Photo Credits: Samantha C.

Opinion: One Year of My Dad Working on the Frontlines

Verena W. March 1, 2021

As the sound of keys and footsteps approach the door, my dad comes in and lets out a big sigh. Even though he has his mask on, I can see the exhaustion in his eyes. Sometimes he comes home from work with...

The picture on the left is a drawing from the beginning of quarantine. As I’ve practiced drawing more, I’ve improved. The picture on the right is a drawing from this month.

Opinion: Boredom: The Catalyst for a Good Idea

Mckenna D. March 1, 2021

I hated boredom. I used to try so hard to make it go away because, in the age of technology, entertainment is essential. If you told me two years ago that I would spend a year locked in my house, I would...

Opinion: Joining An Affinity Group Was Easy, Deciding Which One Was Not

Opinion: Joining An Affinity Group Was Easy, Deciding Which One Was Not

Julia W. March 1, 2021

Growing up as a mixed Chinese-White American, I have always felt either not Chinese enough at home with my Chinese relatives or not White enough at school with my friends. Most of my close friends are...

The Backstory: Three Historical Couples Who Didn't Start Wars, End Empires, Or Marry Their Cousins

The Backstory: Three Historical Couples Who Didn’t Start Wars, End Empires, Or Marry Their Cousins

Ilena M. February 28, 2021
It's time to grab our bottomless boxes of chocolate and celebrate some historical couples who didn't go on dates in graveyards, hang out with Nazis, or behead their spouses.
From left to right: Fairies Stella, Terra, Bloom, Musa, and Aisha.

Review: Fate: The Winx Saga Disappoints With Thinly Developed Characters and Overly Complex Plot

Jessica W. February 25, 2021

When Netflix released the fantasy TV series Fate: the Winx Saga, I was beyond excited.  What could be better than a remake of one of my favorite TV shows growing up?  What better way is there to commence...

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