By Emma Simonoff Kevin Smith’s 2014 film “Tusk” is kind of scary, kind of funny and completely disgusting. I have a vivid memory of watching the trailer in sick fascination that stuck with me until I finally watched it one rainy October day on my dorm room floor.  In the film, Justin Long plays a […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I’m pretty sure my parents had me with intention rather than as a consequence of their horniness for one another.  I’m seven years younger than my sister and she did a ton of extracurricular activities in elementary school, so I think my parents wanted an indentured servant to tend to our home […]

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By Julia Furmanek After what felt like a never-ending summer spent in the soft confines of my childhood home, adulthood and the responsibilities it so affectionately threw my way have come on hard and fast now that the semester has started. September brought a rapid succession of Zoom meetings, club emails and work schedules all […]

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By Katrina Liu For anyone who is new to my blog series, welcome. And for those of you who enjoyed or just skimmed my blogs from last year, welcome back. This is a blog series continued from the Spring and it’s basically a weekly installment of blurbs and my past-midnight thoughts. We’ve all been hearing […]

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By Katherine Wright  In this pandemic era, crowded grocery stores have changed from annoying situations to full-fledged battlegrounds. Dirty looks are flashed across the store when people turn the wrong direction down a one-way aisle or walk within your imaginary six-foot-diameter bubble. If someone sneezes, forget about it. On the other hand, trips to the […]

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By Hannah Shearer I’ll be the first to admit that I got way too into reality television while quarantining. I know myself and I’ve reflected on this fact and I’ve accepted it for what it is. Even after all the months of losing brain cells watching people drink and fight, I don’t even know if […]

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By Maya Mabern A lot of people seem to be against cover songs, and unfortunately, I used to be one of them.  Regardless of who covered who or what, I was always convinced that the original version of a song was the only one that mattered. I’d like to think that the widespread disdain for […]

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By Andrew Harwood A new semester, the same old blog: welcome back to “Cinephilia,” cinephiles.  Having run through almost every genre imaginable and known to man last year, I brought it upon myself to decide to critique and recommend a single film every week in order to stay true to my critic-at-large aspiration.  So, without […]

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