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Good writing bids the Internet farewell

The Awl and its women-geared branch-off, The Hairpin, will cease publication at the end of this month. Since 2009, The Awl has encouraged serious, aspiring writers to write about their queerest passions and guided many big-name writers to success– a current New York Times Styles editor; writers for The New …

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America’s defense problem leaves Hawaii on edge

Early morning on Jan. 13, thousands in Hawaii panicked as they received an emergency alert reading: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Scrambling for safety, tourists in hotels were herded into basements, while Hawaiian residents took any shelter they could, hiding in …

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Hippo Campus at the House of Blues

Eager fans ranging from pre-teens to millenials  lined up around the block of Downtown San Diego ready to hear the fresh indie rock band, Hippo Campus, perform at the House of Blues on Jan. 25. To start the night off, alternative pop/alternative rock band, Sure Sure, opened up by entertaining …

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Black Mirror: Season 4

The end of a tumultuous year was heralded by the equally twisted and entertaining premiere of the fourth season of Black Mirror. “Black Mirror” is a British Netflix production revolving around the sci-fi twist of technology in the alternative present or future, and each episode contains an intense brain squeezer. …

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The Stranger remains steadfast

There is no feeling that compares to that of addictive reading. Recently in the AP Literature and Expos classroom, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World was introduced to many MC seniors; some lapped it up with glee and others simply chose to depend on Sparknotes over the actual text. For those …

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The charm of First Aid Kit

Browsing mindlessly through music videos, one in particular caught my eye. The small featured image on the right side bar depicted two females, done up strangely in 80s-like makeup. But it was not perms that was so out of the ordinary, but rather both of  their intensely forlorn gazes. Not …

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Not just Christmas

The Douglas firs have all been (hopefully) recycled, the nicer gift bags folded away for next year, and the mechanical reindeer corralled back into their storage sheds. Our skinny jeans are feeling particularly restrictive, and our resolutions have been made and possibly, already broken. 2017 taught us much about personal …

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The End of the F***ing World

Released on Jan. 5, 2018, Netflix original series “The End of the F**cking World”, has been catching the attentions of fans, including mine. With the luring dark but comedic plot of a 17 year old outcast, James, played by Alex Lawther, he believes he is a crazed psychopath with a …

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The Debut: A Filipino tradition

Each successive birthday marks new opportunities: 16 means driving, 17 means R rated movies, 18 means lotto tickets, voting, and big kids jail. Birthdays also provide an excuse to be showered with gifts and attention. American birthdays usually consist of Costco cake and out of tune renditions of “Happy Birthday.” …

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Unheadlined: Rosie the Riveter dies at age 96

Unheadlined is a new section of the MC Sun that provides a brief overview of stories that did not make the weekly headlines. For centuries the iconic Rosie the Riveter poster has been used as a symbol of America’s welcoming of feminism. Over the years, a number of women were …

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