Lee Hadwin has everyone’s dream job: he earns a living by going to sleep. Without ever having artistic aspirations, Hadwin is quickly becoming a respected and internationally known artist for drawings he creates while asleep. Hadwin has been drawing inexplicably in his sleep since childhood, but in his teenage years, Hadwin’s works started to become […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Money is a form of political speech. In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld this statement in the ruling of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, positing that the federal government cannot restrict nonprofit and for-profit organizations from donating money to election campaigns. Especially recently in the Republican Party, […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 The reviews are in! Earlier this week, critics began covering the musical adaptation of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” that is currently being produced at the La Jolla Playhouse. With music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz (I mean, seriously. Could there really be a better duo?), […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy For many of us, the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood is home to the Red Sox, various museums, and the soon-to-be first CityTarget on this coast (slated to open in 2015). But aside from these big attractions, this area is also home to local businesses serving to the area’s residents. Location #7: […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekah_paxton In America, we pride ourselves on having wide access to global media and information, because in the pursuit of happiness we are free to gather information and knowledge for ourselves at our own risk. This may be in danger of change. There are pretty widely known reports of nations like […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 Whether we like it or not, Broadway marquees are shining the names of Hollywood stars now more than ever. For example, Emma Stone made her Broadway debut last night as Sally Bowles alongside Alan Cumming in “Cabaret,” following Michelle Williams, another Hollywood actress, who exited the show after having […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer Beyoncé and Jay Z have been taking selfies, and they’re single-handedly exposing the art world to an entirely new demographic. In one of the photos, the power couple stands tough-faced in front of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. In another, Beyoncé poses next to Pablo Picasso’s Portrait of Francoise, his […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy When I’m on the go, I usually like my coffee black — maybe a teaspoon of sugar if I’m feeling special, but otherwise, it’s plain. Like myself, many people have their own specific coffee order wherever they go. But what if you were abroad and there were no Starbucks or […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekah_paxton On Monday, politics and culture periodical The Week released a video highlighting how men and women running for election this past Tuesday attempted to distance themselves ideologically from the President. Surprisingly, these criticisms of Obama come from a variety of candidates on both sides of the aisle and in […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 Rock music has once again found its place on Broadway. On Oct. 26, “The Last Ship,” featuring music and lyrics by Sting, opened at the Neil Simon Theatre. The musical is a biopic of Sting himself, a 15-time Grammy Award winner and the lead singer of The Police. From […]

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