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Lana rocks our world with Norman Rockwell

Fall is just around the corner, and Lana Del Ray’s latest album came just in time to transition us from hot girl summer into sad girl autumn. In the spirit of the season, here’s a list of the songs on the album and their “cryability”…

A Growing Hempire

Growing up with conservative parents isn’t easy. When I broke up with my first high school boyfriend, I cried until my eyes turned red. My mom, thinking I was high, temporarily took away my phone until she realized what had actually happened. So imagine my…

En-gendering the conversation

It’s three in the morning on a school night and 14-year-old me is struggling to breathe as I button a plaid shirt up to my collar. In the mirror, I tuck my hair into a beanie and examine the flatness of my chest; I try…

Beat the burnout

Getting involved with as many organizations and activities that pique your interest within the first few weeks of school seems ideal, initially. College is the time to expand your mind and gain new experiences, after all. But, what happens when the novelty fades and the…

First gen journey

First in your family to attend college.” Those words felt odd to even think, let alone read in an email. I was just a student, heading off to this First Generation Friday for free food and conversation. Leaving though, I felt oddly relieved. Longing even.…

No more reasons why

The third 13-episode season of “13 Reasons Why” premiered on Aug. 23 on Netflix. While it was arguably the second-best of the three seasons, I could not help but have the same concern I had when watching the second season: Why do we need more? …

A good movie becomes a great musical

The original Broadway cast recording for “Moulin Rouge!” was released on Aug. 30, and it has already proven to be the best jukebox musical ever — in my opinion, at least. The film-turned-musical is the first addition to Broadway’s 2019-2020 season and is currently entrancing…

Keeping women in the kitchen

When it comes to entertaining cooking shows, “Cutthroat Kitchen” is among the most popular and it’s easy to see why. By using a bidding system, rival chefs make each other compete in unique challenges as they prepare their assigned dishes. From replacing a competitor’s utensils…

The secret life of goths

Sometimes, we have to get up, do our hair, dress professionally and put on a friendly face when we leave for the day – and it sucks. We try to hide who we are behind gelled hair and button up shirts in the name of…

Cable TV or cable streaming

Streaming services are essential to my life as a student. I have consumed countless hours of content across different streaming services. I took pride in having the power to choose economically, knowing I didn’t have the “cable bill” situation. Not anymore. When YouTube began its…

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