No. The answer to that absurd question is no. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is  still very much alive.   It’s been more than two years since I first heard the soundtrack to the musical, and to this day, you can still catch me strolling down Commonwealth Avenue blasting “Satisfied.” But what about the soundtrack makes […]

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If you’re anything like me, you’re fed up with this current administration and need some sort of relief. For me, I’ve taken up Aaron Sorkin’s “The West Wing,” and by far, this is the best decision I’ve made in 2017. “The West Wing” is everything a show needs to be: intriguing, informative and absolutely incredible. […]

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‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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Whether you want to admit it or not, elevators are a part of your life. They help you in your everyday conquests to avoid climbing hundreds of flights of stairs and they ease the pain of travel. Elevators are a blessing and we should treat them as such. However, some people dare to disrespect the […]

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Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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Dear Tall People, Hello! How’s the weather up there? Frankly, do not answer because I do not want to hear your absolutely unrelatable response. First, it has come to my attention that a “Dear Short People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Second, I am writing […]

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Unarguably, 2017 has been the year of Cardi B, as the acclaimed female rapper who has transcended all expectations and become a force to reckoned with. Upon releasing her hit single “Bodak Yellow” this summer, Cardi B topped the charts and eventually became the first female rapper to go platinum since Lauryn Hill in 1998. […]

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While most U.S. presidents in the past have kept diaries during their presidency, number 45 has decided to take a more modern approach towards documenting his years in the White House. President Donald Trump has turned to Twitter to comment on events concerning the United States and its affairs. Via Twitter, Trump has delivered PSAs […]

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On Sept. 20, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria touched down in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, leaving the entire U.S. territory without power. Government officials, celebrities and organizations are extending a hand to those affected by the devastation of the hurricane. Sometimes, as citizens, we can feel helpless when things like this happen, but here’s what others […]

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Who says jazz is dead? Jazz music, previously thought to be music for Southern grandparents, has made a resurgence in the American music scene, but this time, it sounds a whole lot different. Infused with funk, electronic and soul influences, nu jazz is on the up and up with nowhere else to go but up. […]

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