The Upcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic Starts Filming in October

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Born in 1822 in Dorchester County, Maryland, Araminta Ross escaped slavery at 27-years-old only to immediately return to free her family. By then, she had already changed her name to Harriet Tubman — or “Moses,” as she was called, an abolitionist who would make 13 more perilous missions to rescue […]

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Buzz for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Season Two: What Can Audiences Expect Next from the Emmy-winning Amazon Series?

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Last March, Amazon released the pilot episode of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” a series about a 1950s housewife who discovers, after her idyllic, conventional life is shaken up by scandal, her talent for stand-up comedy. After a lot of critical buzz and viewer interest, the pilot was soon scooped up […]

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This Week’s “Ask Elmer”: Advice for Braving Freshman Year

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By Elmer Advice Columnist Dear Elmer, What’s your best advice for freshman about how to survive at Washington College? Sincerely, A First-Year Fearing for Their Life Dear First-Year Fearing for Their Life, The best thing I can tell you is just to take a deep breath. For most of us, freshman year is the first […]

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“Iridescence” After a Dark Moment

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer With their 2016 mixtape, 14-member supergroup, BROCKHAMPTON, redefined the concept of a “boy band.” The group is made up of six vocalists — Kevin Abstract, Merlyn Wood, Joba, Matt Champion, Dom McLennon, and Bearface — and producers Romil Hemnani, Jabari Manwa, Kiko Merley, Henock Sileshi, Ashlan Grey, Robert Ontenient, Jon […]

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What’s Next for Hollywood Heroines?: “Captain Marvel” Set to Break New Barriers in the Superhero Genre

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor After the game-changing success of last year’s “Wonder Woman” and the CW’s “Supergirl” series, which is just about to air its fourth season, attitudes have seemed to shift in favor of seeing more powerful heroines on screen and in the spotlight. It’s no secret that the superhero genre is currently […]

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What Makes for a Spiritual Successor? : “The Dragon Prince” May be Netflix’s Next Big Thing

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Netflix-commissioned original content has been a long list of hits and misses. The first “Netflix original series,” 2013’s “House of Cards,” garnered enough buzz and general praise to convince them to keep going, and so they turned out other hits like “Sense8,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Stranger Things,” and […]

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The Secret Lives of Rock Stars and Monarchs: Upcoming Biographical Films that are Sure to Captivate Audiences

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor The celebrity world is one we all seem to be strangely enamored with, full of the kind of excitement, visibility, and scandal we rarely, if ever, experience in our daily lives. Perhaps this fascination (occasionally crossing the line into obsession) can account for the ever-constant deluge of films that begin […]

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Looking Back on the Year of “20gayteen” So Far : The Best and Brightest Moments of LGBT Visibility in Popular Culture and Media

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor On Jan. 1, pop singer Hayley Kiyoko — who caused ripples in 2015 with her unambiguous same-sex love anthem “Girls Like Girls” — posted a now iconic tweet: “It’s our year, it’s our time. To thrive and let our souls feel alive.” The tweet promoted her upcoming album and was […]

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Eminem’s “Kamikaze”: Did it Hit its Mark?

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer Eminem’s “Kamikaze” crashed in the ocean a mile off target. Marshall Mathers, otherwise known as Eminem, is a Detroit rapper who grew up in a lower-middle class trailer park and found an outlet for his frustrations in hip hop music, soon becoming one of the most recognizable artists in the […]

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The New “Bewitched” has Something to Say: What Will a Modern Reboot of the Beloved 1964 Fantasy Sitcom Look Like?

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor The fantastically mundane “Bewitched,” a beloved American television sitcom from the ‘60s and ‘70s about a witch and her mortal husband, is getting a modern reboot. From the mind of Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC’s “Black-ish,” comes a re-imagining of the premise: the show’s witch, Samantha, is a black […]

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