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Birken-crocs

With Christmas, the freezing snow, hot chocolate and an excuse to wrap up in six blankets in front of a fireplace, there are many reasons to love winter. However, deep down, we are all beyond excited to no longer have to see people wear Birkenstocks…

Underdogs don’t have to win

It’s really hard to enjoy a film when you can predict the outcome immediately. The team that was broken apart suddenly wins for the first time after someone new and totally unexpected joins. Yay! People love the underdog story, because we like to see ourselves…

Workplace comedies

What makes “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” so darn likeable?  As I was scrolling through Netflix this past week, I found myself drawn to these workplace comedies that I’ve seen a million times before. I had to ask myself, “Why am I…

Ari’s not sorry

Popular culture princess and icon Ariana Grande released a game changing single on Nov. 3, and unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably encountered the aftermath of “thank u, next” dominating social media platforms. Grande’s relationship turmoil has been on display since her very…

Lost in transition

As I hauled all my belongings into the cramped elevator and headed up to what would be my new home, there was only one thing on my mind – I was excited. It was the feeling of being in a new place with new people.…

Civil conversation

Growing up I was taught that opposites attract. However, I don’t know if that is the case anymore. As of late, people have been more and more attached to those who think and act exactly like themselves. They will close off to the rest of…

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ review

Halloween may have passed, but the witching hour isn’t quite over in Netflix’s new series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” Released on Oct. 26, this supernatural horror is a 10-episode origin story that presents a dark twist on Sabrina Spellman, whom many viewers first met in…

To our readers

To our readers,   This past week has been one of the darkest on the Hilltop. We lost three members of the Bradley community who were great friends, mentors and colleagues of ours. We would like to extend our condolences and the deepest sympathies to…

Halloween then vs. now

Remember the best day of the year in elementary school? Halloween. Walking around the classroom giving out candy, maybe enjoying a cupcake and of course getting to dress up as anything you wanted. The day went by slowly because the countdown to ringing doorbells for…

Horror movie rules

What do bad omens delivered by questionable characters, abstinence and a general avoidance of bodies of water have in common? They are three of the key tips to surviving a night of horror, as seen in films throughout the decades. Not to pull a Randy…

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