‘Dumplin’ inspires self-love

I’ll admit it: I like slightly cheesy and depressing teen fiction novels. That’s not a secret. With that being said, I can’t stand that in movies. I don’t even really like movies to begin with, if I’m being completely honest. I don’t have a very long attention span, and a lot of times, movies just […]

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“Bird Box”: you don’t want to see this

“Bird Box” is a horror thriller film that has incited a new wave of idiocratic self-inflicted challenges. This time, rather than eating scrumptious detergent pods or getting deep in one’s feelings by jumping out of moving vehicles, youngsters are running about blindfolded doing miscellaneous things because, “Wow I saw that in a movie, it would […]

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(Bander)Snatch-es attention

If you’ve been on social media for the past month, you’ve probably seen countless posts, tweets, videos, memes, and articles center around Netflix Original “Bandersnatch.” Created by the producers for its corresponding TV series, “Black Mirror,” the film is one of a kind. The plot is “simple.” Stefan, the protagonist, is a video-game designer who […]

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Ariana’s instagram

Ariana Grande. A name I don’t like to be typing into my computer, but alas, here I am. This time I’m here to review none other than her Instagram account. Spoiler alert: I hate it. As one of her 143 million followers, I get to see her daily posts pop up on my timeline. Just […]

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Kylie’s launch: sorta sweet

I’m unhappy to admit that I actually like Kylie Cosmetics. I wanted to be against it, I wanted to hate what I bought, and I didn’t. I didn’t want to try Kylie’s makeup, because I was a little hesitant to support someone who I didn’t think worked hard for what she has. My other problem […]

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Not Relatable

If I’m being completely honest, I don’t get the hype around Ellen Degeneres. I think she’s decently funny, and what she’s done for countless people around the world is fantastic, but the most I’ve ever seen from her is a few one-minute segments of her show on Instagram. I’ve never really thought of her as […]

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Oxnard by Anderson .Paak

Ever since the release of Anderson .Paak’s third album Malibu in 2016 many have been curious to see what is next for the Californian rapper. Malibu was a hip hop album deeply rooted in 70’s style R&B and funk; this sound is carried over onto .Paak’s latest album, Oxnard . .Paak’s style is very unique […]

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Underground Railroad

This year’s Baird Symposium author, Colson Whitehead, is one of the most well renowned authors of our time. Whitehead has written eight books ranging from a collection of nonfiction essays about New York City to a science fiction novel about a zombie infestation. His most recent work, The Underground Railroad, has gained national and global […]

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Portugal: a review

by Alyssa Pilecki 20 and Ishaa Sohail ’20 Gathered in the bottom of Roberts on Saturday, Nov. 17, ten students and two teachers waited for the bus that would bring them to Logan International Airport, from which they would eventually fly to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Those students and teachers were: sophomore Brandon DeLucia, […]

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