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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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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The Summer Music You Missed

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor This summer’s music scene was full of memorable hits and electrifying newcomers alike, but with all the traveling (or lazing about) people do between June and August it can be hard to keep track of all the good stuff. Here’s a list of some of the quintessential new albums of […]

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Celebrity Addiction: The Problem with Being Unsurprised

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Substance abuse and the celebrity world have always had a peculiar relationship. Granted, being rich and famous seems to help shield one from any truly devastating legal consequences. As Chris Arnade of The Guardian succinctly put it in his article about American poverty and addiction, “the wealthy ‘make mistakes,’ [and] […]

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“Crazy Rich Asians” and What Else?: The Asian-American Media that Deserves More Attention

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor It’s no secret that American media and entertainment has had a long, embarrassing history of perpetuating racist stereotypes, casting exclusively white leads, and tokenizing people of color. Representation for Asian-Americans in film and television, for instance, has typically been incredibly scarce, especially when it comes to main characters, or fraught […]

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“Killing Eve” and “Sharp Objects”, Rise of the Female-Centric Psychological Thriller

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor It’s not your imagination. Lately, there’s been a surge in mind-bending thriller stories centered on genuinely engaging female characters. Recent and popular psychological films featuring women in lead roles such as “Gone Girl,” “Room,” and “The Girl on the Train” have piqued public interest in seeing related stories, opening the […]

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Conquering Readings

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor No matter your major or year, chances are you’ll have a sizeable mountain of stuff to read by the time the semester begins in earnest. For many students, focusing on difficult texts for long periods of time can prove challenging. Other times, simply finding the time in your busy schedule […]

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Summer Sequels Triumph at Box Office, What Makes a Second Installment Worth Your Time?

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Lately, Hollywood has been especially attuned to the formidable selling power of a good franchise. This summer’s film landscape has been no exception, studded with much-anticipated — and in some cases long-awaited — sequels to popular films. According to IMDb, there have already been over two dozen of them shown […]

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Not Just for Audiophiles: Comparing the Costs and Benefits of Different Headphones

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer Headphones can cost you a lot of money. Some of the higher end models like the HiFiMan SUSVARA can cost upwards of $6000. However, unless you have that kind of money to spend on audio tech, this will be out of your price range. There’s a myth that if you […]

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A Year in Review: Our Favorite Articles from 2017-18

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Victoria Cline: My favorite article was from the Nov. 16 issue last semester “Fast Food, Lasting Memories.” This article was very special to me because it allowed me to share a family tradition dear to my heart. I think this article serves as a reminder to all of us at college to slow down and […]

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