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Lady Bird takes flight

Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan, recently became the most well reviewed movie on the site Rotten Tomatoes The film received a 100% score,  which isn’t surprising. This is Greta Gerwig’s first solo directed film, at the impressive age of 34. This indie movie takes place in the early 2000s and …

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Blood, wweat, and tears at the AMAs

The 2017 American Music Awards on Nov. 19 sidelined the expected award show controversy by avoiding constant political innuendos for a night loaded to the brim with unique performances. The show-opening duet between Kelly Clarkson and Pink featured their own rendition of R.E.M.’s song “Everybody Hurts.” The calm melodies mixed …

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Opioid epidemic runs rampant

91 Americans die every day as a result of an opioid overdose. According to The New York Times, “Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so …

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Model behavior

A common preconception of modeling is based on stereotypes and the non-empirical evidence of Tyra Banks’s America’s Next Top Model. The models on the show were more than “just a pretty face,” but their personalities never delved past a shallow level. This misconception of modeling is completely shattered when meeting with …

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Arcade Fire’s tribe unites

Arcade Fire refuses to stay in the world of 2004, where alternative/experimental bands are swept away with the likes of Nine Days and Steps. The band, or I should say, small village of nine, continues to flourish as the years pass. By bringing smashing techniques and sound mixing, Arcade Fire …

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Romanticism of Introverts

We’ve all seen those posts where people declare their love for staying inside and not hanging out at parties. I’m not like other people, they repeat, like a broken record. Although this practice in-and-of itself is not harmful, it is the tone in which it is said that makes it …

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A local’s guide to faking fall

The start of a new school year ushers in every wannabe east coast city-dweller’s favorite season. Fall is in the air, and that means PSLs (Pumpkin Spice Lattes), heavy jackets in crimson and hunter green, and cozy hay rides. But don’t let the sudden flood of pumpkins balanced on beanie-bound …

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Pro: Sports scholarships should stay

Is college admissions truly becoming an uphill battle in a rigged system that only favors recruited athletes? A system that seeks to disenfranchise youth from attending their dream school merely so some jocks can rough it out on the field with an unnecessary free education? An education that is much …

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