“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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Making the Most Out of Our Time in Chestertown

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By Dan Teano  Lifestyle Editor I have one too many friends who think Chestertown is boring. While I disagree with them, I see where they’re coming from. For one, there are no dance clubs, even though this is a college town. There are also no restaurants open past 9p.m. besides Domino’s, Royal Farms, and McDonald’s […]

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The Goose and the Gander: Who are open relationships for and is it ever a good idea to invest in one?

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By Rosie Alger and Dan Teano Opinion Editor and Lifestyle Editor Rosie says… Open relationships are a complicated arrangement that not everybody can handle. If not everyone involved really thinks that monogamy is for them, then an open relationship can be a great way to be with someone you really care for, while still being true […]

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