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Deep Breaths at the New York City Marathon

Deep Breaths at the New York City Marathon

November 14, 2018

By Kevin Stoltenborg Deep breaths, each passing through the cold air. Sweat droplets accumulate on my cheeks to splash against the concrete, while the cheers from the crowd raise spirits every step of th...

An Ode to Wes Anderson

An Ode to Wes Anderson

November 7, 2018

The year is ambiguous. The musical genre is oldies. The preferred color is yellow. Bill Murray is the depressed dad and smoking cigarettes is a personality trait.

An Inquiry into the finale season of House of Cards

An Inquiry into the finale season of House of Cards

October 31, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari Kevin Spacey is out, his beloved yet villainous character Frank Underwood is deceased, Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood has stepped into the forefront and the deaths are multi...

An App That Habitually Helps You Improve Your Life

An App That Habitually Helps You Improve Your Life

October 24, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan Like everyone, I am trying to get better on a daily basis. Sometimes I succeed and others times, well, we don’t like to talk about those times. I get frustrated at myself for se...

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

October 17, 2018

By Isha Khawaja While some may enjoy horror films like The Shining, Psycho or It, I found The Stanford Prison Experiment to be the creepiest of the horror film genre. The Stanford Prison Experi...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Embraces Vulnerability

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Embraces Vulnerability

October 3, 2018

By Taylor Shaw I am what an individual might call a hopeless, helpless romantic. When watching, and re-watching, sappy high school rom-coms, it’s fair to say that I love the moments that make most p...

Finding Consolation in Ender’s Game

Finding Consolation in Ender’s Game

September 26, 2018

By Aislinn Keely When I think of stories that have shaped me and continue to shape me, a somewhat long shortlist comes to mind – "Harry Potter", "Catcher in the Rye", "Northanger Abbey", "Into Th...

The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

September 19, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” I admit with equal parts pride and shame, is one of the few television shows I’ve ever watched in its entirety. This is partly because it came ...

The Impossible: More Than Just a Survival Movie

The Impossible: More Than Just a Survival Movie

September 12, 2018

By Joe Esposito In December 2004, an Indian Ocean tsunami devastated numerous coastal countries and took thousands of lives. The Impossible, starring Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts and Tom Holland, te...

The Problematic Boyfriend Narrative of The Devil Wears Prada

The Problematic Boyfriend Narrative of The Devil Wears Prada

April 25, 2018

By Erin Clewell I recently sat down again to watch one of my favorite guilty pleasures, The Devil Wears Prada, for the 16th time. The 2006 hit dramedy tells the story of an ambitious post-grad, Andr...

Revolver: Underrated Poetry from The Beatles

Revolver: Underrated Poetry from The Beatles

April 18, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen The Beatles deserve to be in the running for the title of greatest band of all time. In their time, they were a craze, and they rivaled the popularity of any band in history. John...

The Best Songs Are Really Long

The Best Songs Are Really Long

April 4, 2018

By Jack McLoone I’ve always been a fan of long books. When I was in second grade, I started reading "Harry Potter" (at least, what was released by then) for the first time. The only book I read for ...

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