By Grace Donahue Why is society so attracted to relationships that start with two people who can’t stand the sight of each other? I include myself in this large, young, usually female audience, but I am truly curious as to why the “enemies to lovers” trope is so common across all forms of media. For […]

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By Maya Frankel This is the tale of a pair of shoes, a pair of Converse to be specific. This is the tale of me and my red Converse. This story begins in high school, my sophomore year to be exact, when I was gifted red high-top Converse for my birthday. I had always been […]

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By Veronica Thompson Last week, I binge-watched the entirety of the Freeform show “Grown-ish,” a spin-off of ABC’s “Black-ish,” which follows young adult Zoey Johnson on her journey through college. This show was quite a letdown to me for a lot of reasons, particularly because of its failure to portray the true college experience. There […]

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By Andrew Harwood Comedy is one of the most beloved and portrayed genres of our time, meaning comedies become somewhat lackluster when compared to thrillers and melodramas. That said, it’s hard to create good comedy and insanely easy to produce awful comedy. What makes good comedy? Aristotle denotes good comedy as when someone is “worse […]

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By Thalia Lauzon Let’s say you have a four-hour conversation with a friend. It begins at 1:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve with your friend telling you her sort-of stepfather murdered his mistress in a car — true story. However, sometime between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m, you also talk about the best way to […]

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By Julia Furmanek  In light of the pandemic and my decision to attend class remotely this academic year, I ended up renting a little house in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of hippies. While perhaps I’ve heard a little more about philosophy than I care to remember, I am truly grateful for what […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis In an age of perpetually heightened stress, where we don’t work from home but rather are “living at work,” a week-long break feels more needed than ever. Unless you are somehow avoiding reality — in which case I strongly envy you — you know most colleges and universities opted to cancel their spring breaks […]

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By Katrina Liu What makes a song a classic? What makes a band a classic? Why does it seem like we come out of the womb knowing all the words to some songs? I’m not sure of any of the answers to the above questions, but I do know Oasis is considered one of the […]

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By Grace Knoop During these first weeks of the Spring semester, my grandma sent me two care packages filled with my favorite snacks. Well, our favorite snacks. You are probably expecting me to tell you all about the Cheetos and ramen and chocolate chip cookies my grandma sent me, but one of my highlights was […]

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