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Documentary “13th” is a must-watch

Slavery, segregation, police brutality and incarceration. This is the story of black Americans’ battle to attain the same freedom as whites in a country that has been systematically against them since their ancestors were kidnapped off the shores of Africa. Available on Netflix, “13th” is…

The Taken

Another Valentine’s Day rolls around, and yet again, I’ll be spending it alone. Everywhere I go, un-singles surround me like The Plague. They’re what I like to call “The Taken.” The Taken linger in the Valentine’s Day aisle, looking for the perfect card and candy…

Ed Sheeran’s Musical Return

For more than a year, Ed Sheeran fans have been left in the dark, waiting for the their favorite red-headed musician to return from his musical hiatus. In December 2016, nearly everyone’s hearts stopped when Sheeran tweeted a picture of a light blue background, indicating…

Women March across the country

“The President is not America. The cabinet is not America. Congress is not America. We are America, and we are here to stay.” America Ferrera made this powerful statement in front of thousands as she delivered a speech at the Women’s March in Washington D.C.…

So You Think You’re a Politician?

Nowadays, anyone can put their opinion into the world with the click of a button. People rarely think before they post, often appearing ignorant and silly in retrospect. With the presidential election this year, there has been an overabundance of memes, tweets and ridiculous scandals…

Remember, Remember the 5th of November

  Maybe you’re not a fan of anarchy or the movie “V for Vendetta,” but everyone can appreciate the occasional good-intentioned rebel. Nov. 5 is the famous Guy Fawkes Day celebration in Britain, based on the arrest of a British revolutionist in 1605 who wanted…

Chew on this: The worst candy to receive on Halloween

With about 19 years of trick-or-treating or candy distribution under my belt, I can attest that not all candies are created equal. Some candy is given out with the children’s best interests in mind, some with their health in mind and – perhaps the worst…

“Don’t Breathe” Movie Review

Suspenseful, thrilling and anxiety-inducing: Fede Alvarez’s “Don’t Breathe” is one of the most intense horror movies of the year. The film starts off slow and may leave the viewer wondering when the scary stuff comes in. While the movie is replete with plenty of “jump…

Quit Clownin’ around

A clown sighting epidemic has taken the nation by storm, and these aren’t your average balloon-making, party-going clowns. They’re the clowns of nightmares. I had the opportunity to talk to YouTuber Andrew Petersen, who captured and posted a video of himself and his friends coming…

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