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June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton by Sam de Figueiredo, opinions editor While reading Humans of New York, I was struck by how the photographs conveyed unexpected emotions. Each page of the book contained only a few pictures and...

 

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

via AVClub by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Warning: this review contains some spoilers for the fifth season of House of Cards.  At the end of House of Cards fourth season, the Underwoods have nearly consolidated...

 

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

  by Yanichka Ariunbold, section editor Allow me to describe the four characters every stereotypical K-Drama has:   THE SO-CALLED GIRL NEXT DOOR: Han-Groo from “Marriage Not Dating” 1) There’s the female lead/main...

 

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

from abc by June Jeong, opinions editor *major spoiler alert*: This is an overview review of the mid-season return of the third season of HTGAWM The highly regarded, award-winning show How To Get Away With Murder came back on...

 

‘Z: The Beginning of Everything’ begins with a bang

‘Z: The Beginning of Everything’ begins with a bang

from imdb.com by Haley Mitchell, managing editor “I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” The it couple of the twenties has just become the stars of their own Amazon Prime period drama—Z: The Beginning...

 

The cajon: A unique and fun way to jam

The cajon: A unique and fun way to jam

Meinl Percussion by Emily Caldwell, staff reporter A few weeks ago, my friend brought her ukulele to our study session. Once I managed to get over the annoyance I felt towards both her and her baby guitar, I was intrigued by how quickly she...

 

‘Monster Trucks’ is a gigantic, hilarious car crash

‘Monster Trucks’ is a gigantic, hilarious car crash

by Vi Burgess, Katerina Kountakis & June Jeong, editor-in-chief, section editor & opinions editor from theindependent.co.uk When I first saw the trailer for “Monster Trucks” about seven months ago, it was so incredibly dumb...

 

Netflix original ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ perfect parallel of beloved books

Netflix original ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ perfect parallel of beloved books

from imdb by Haley Mitchell, managing editor “The management regrets to inform you that the shampoo is not tear-free. If anything, it encourages tears.” Over a decade after The End was published to conclude Lemony Snicket’s...

 

‘The OA’ transcends boundaries of time and space, winter break boredom

‘The OA’ transcends boundaries of time and space, winter break boredom

from imdb by Haley Mitchell, managing editor Months of dust-bowl-like on my Netflix feed were remedied when I saw an ad for this show on Instagram. The premise is nothing short of clickbait—Prairie Johnson (Britt Marling), blind since an early...

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

by Drew Howerton, section editor This review contains very minor spoilers for Rogue One. Read at your own risk.  Sitting on my living room floor at age six, there was nothing more awe-inspiring than the opening of the original Star...