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‘Slow Burn’ ties Watergate scandal to Trump-era politics

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February 12, 2018

If we were living through the next Watergate, would we know? This is the question Leon Neyfakh, host of “Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate,” poses to his listeners. In these eight episodes, Neyfakh captures what it was like...

New Year, New Movies: 8 films to look out for in 2018

@SaintCanaan

January 29, 2018

As we hope and pray 2018 will be a reprieve from the chaos and uncertainty of the past year, I would like to propose something hopeful: film. 2018 is loaded full of promising and interesting film releases, and here are eight (in ...

Calling All Mutants: X-Men remains prevalent in fight against inequality

@phipps_kenny

October 23, 2017

Storytelling in pop culture often takes on a role much larger than whatever its concrete subject happens to be. The X-Men, a group of characters created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, perfectly exemplify this important role.In the past, ...

‘The Golden Circle’ fails to live up to mantle of previous ‘Kingsman’ film

@drfunkenstein12

September 25, 2017

It’s said that sequels are some of the hardest films to make. If a director leans too close to the original, then it’s just a glorified remake. If the director strays too far away from the predecessor, then it has betrayed the ...

Successful grad gives students guide on how to lose

Victoria Ochoa

April 5, 2017

In 2013, Beyoncé changed the world when she released her self-titled visual album. There’s a moment in one video, “Self-Titled: Part 2. Imperfection,” that’s always resonated with me. She describes the moment when Girl...

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