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‘It’ returns

Once again, Stephen Kings classic evil-clown novel It came to life on the big screen this past weekend, and it certainly floats among the iconic authors other movie adaptations. As a huge fan of the 1990 TV mini-series, I knew before watching the new version…

Five apps to help you “college”

If youre anything like me, you probably bought a semi-expensive planner at the beginning of the school year, then completely forgot to use it after the first week of classes. Its not because youre disorganized (OK, maybe you are). However, most students just tend to…

New Taylor is the Reason for the ‘Teardrops on my Guitar’

There are only two possible reactions to T-Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” from her upcoming album “Reputation” – either you love it or you absolutely despise it. I’m not usually one to bash a song just because of the artist, especially if I…

DAMN., Kendrick

If you missed those “good kid, m.A.A.d city” K-Dot vibes, then you’re in for a treat with Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album, “DAMN.” And if you didn’t think he could get any better, you will be pleasantly surprised. Released on April 14, DAMN. has a…

End-of-semester survival guide

There are less than two weeks left of classes, which means final exams are approaching. Our motivation may be dwindling, our grades may be slipping and our bodies may be deteriorating from over-caffeination, but there’s still time to save ourselves. Hope is not lost. Here…

More than 13 reasons to watch “13 reasons why”

Trauma. It’s the thing no one wants to talk about, yet Netflix’s latest drama series “13 Reasons Why” brings the discourse right to the forefront of pop culture (finally). I read the book by Jay Asher of the same title probably as a 9- or…

Pence’s Priorities

A recently discovered 2002 interview with politics news outlet “The Hill” uncovered an interesting fact about Vice President Mike Pence – he will not dine with any woman other than his wife. On top of that, he refuses to attend a gathering that is serving…

Uber: Destination Failure?

More and more executives are deciding to quit the ride-sharing company Uber, leaving the infamously shady business with a shaky foundation and an uncertain future. On March 19, the website Recode was the first to report Jeff Jones’ resignation as Chief Operating Officer of Uber…

Disconnect to reconnect

Could you go a whole day without checking your phone? Probably not – according to a study by Network World, we spend an average of 225 minutes daily using our cellular devices. Now try spending zero minutes of your day on your smartphone. Could you…

‘Britney Ever After’: a cringe-worthy attempt

If you thought Lifetime’s depiction of singer Aaliyah was the worst biographical movie they could have ever done, think again. “Britney Ever After” is a Lifetime-produced, so-called “biopic” of iconic pop queen Britney Spears that aired last Sunday. Did I mention it was unauthorized by…

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