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Posts published by “Kristin Dimaggio”

Call Him, Ishmael

Trying to find a good book is different than trying to find an interesting movie to watch. There are no trailers with musical scores and tight shots to entice you — just summaries, which usually never do the book justice. Luckily, a new startup is…

Record Store Day all day, everyday

For fans of any form of popular media, the 21st century is an ideal place to be. From streaming music services, to movies and shows on demand, to even ordering your pizza online and tracking where your driver is, the modern age is truly an…

Cure your senioritis

It’s getting to be that time in the semester where temperatures start to rise as motivation falls at an alarming rate. Many of us are familiar with the term “senioritis” and know how hard it can be; one doesn’t need to be at the end…

From Wings to Weezy

Many students may nod in agreement when there is any mention of Peoria being a place where nothing happens. Frankly, those people have not ventured out enough to see the gems the city has to offer, but that’s for another article. These folks can rejoice…

Russia, why you gotta be so meme?

It’s not news to anyone that Russia is one of the stricter countries to reside in the modern era, which makes it the perfect target for jokes. The classic “In Soviet Russia…” jokes can be made after just about any new form of legislation is…

Senior Column: Taking the next leap of faith

College is a crazy place. So much can happen in such a short period of time that when you look back on it all, you’re sort of floored at everything that you’ve done. I can say that my entire college career has been one leap…

What Tina can teach us

As of late, it seems that television characters, who by classical definition have been designated as nerdy or overall “less than the ideal person,” have embodied a new self-love mentality that would never have been a thought a decade ago—and audiences love them. The first…

Snapchat gets emoji-onal

Earlier this week, Snapchat unveiled its latest update that (somewhat) brought back a few features the previous update removed. Although this update is shiny and new, it begs the question that every social media update brings about: do we need it? When Snapchat got rid…

Frustrations, suggestions shared at presidential search forums

Two recent open forums hosted by the Presidential Search Committee served as outlets for gathering information about desired attributes in Bradley’s next university president. Discussions at the events went beyond looking forward, however, as they centered primarily on frustrations of faculty, staff, community members and…

“The Office” in the Office

This week, the beloved show “The Office” turned 10 years old. Here in The Scout office, we have many moments that are reminiscent of “Office” moments. Therefore, to keep the show’s memory ever present, The Voice decided to present a “who’s who” from our office…

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