Mullet mania: Why is the most notorious 80s haircut making a bold comeback?
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Mullet mania: Why is the most notorious 80s haircut making a bold comeback?

Three “mulleters” on campus discuss their look This past year, I noticed a reemergence of a fashion statement so bold and so shocking, one that was thought to…

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How female artists like Taylor Swift and Megan Thee Stallion have stood up against sexism and exploitation in the industry
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How female artists like Taylor Swift and Megan Thee Stallion have stood up against sexism and exploitation in the industry

A clapback to the patriarchal music industry  Women in the music industry have been challenging the patriarchal nature of the business by extending a big middle finger to…

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Here’s a bunch of good stuff to watch: 30 TV shows, 100 movies online now
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Here’s a bunch of good stuff to watch: 30 TV shows, 100 movies online now

The best of what’s on Hulu, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Kanopy, Tubi, Crackle, Vudu My friends watch a lot of movies and television, so sometimes I forget that the…

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Culture Corner with Ilya Shrayber
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Culture Corner with Ilya Shrayber

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows. Movie: “Police Story” (1985) dir. by Jackie Chan   Democracy is flailing, COVID-19 is spreading and the…

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Through the artist’s eyes: Bianca Ocampo discusses life as a student singer
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Through the artist’s eyes: Bianca Ocampo discusses life as a student singer

Finding solace, balance as a self-made artist Dream-pop student music group Urbanation, headed by fourth-year psychology and communication double major Bianca Ocampo, has amassed an impressive following as…

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The portrayal of religion in current media
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The portrayal of religion in current media

 Religion is portrayed in many different ways than our parents or grandparents experienced  The topics explored and the themes portrayed in today’s media are vastly different than what…

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Five professors share their favorite books
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Five professors share their favorite books

Professors from different departments share their favorite non-academic reads Just like their students, professors are indecisive — half of those contacted couldn’t decide what their all-time favorite non-academic…

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Jews & baseball: A Love Story
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Jews & baseball: A Love Story

Assimilation through America’s favorite pastime    It was a bit of a long ride to the field, taking the better part of half an hour. When we got there,…

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Commentary: Are we in a simulation?
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Commentary: Are we in a simulation?

Everything, nothing is real  Since the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI), theories about the nature of our existence tend to  credit some greater power — human or otherwise…

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Making a MESS: Student-artist duo Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad promote inclusivity, sustainability
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Making a MESS: Student-artist duo Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad promote inclusivity, sustainability

MESS focuses on designing graphic tees for customers of all backgrounds Although Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad began their artistic endeavours individually, they found a similar artistic spirit…

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Review: Andy Shauf
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Review: Andy Shauf

Sad boy anthems make for soulful night Have you ever come across a song that just gets you? A song that stops you in your tracks and commands…

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Culture Corner with Mike Holzer
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Culture Corner with Mike Holzer

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Movie: “A Beautiful Mind” Ron Howard does a fantastic job of storytelling in this star-studded, Academy Award-winning…

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Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”
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Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

A heart-shattering, unforgettable romance You will think about the last 15 minutes of Céline Sciamma’s 2019 romance, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” for the rest of your…

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“High Fidelity” — Hulu’s original series sees Kravitz defeat heartbreak with music
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“High Fidelity” — Hulu’s original series sees Kravitz defeat heartbreak with music

A review of series’ ability to touch its audience  The daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actor Lisa Bonet, Zöe Kravitz was born for her role in Hulu’s…

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Celebrating Pokemon’s 23rd Birthday
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Celebrating Pokemon’s 23rd Birthday

Over two decades, 807 Pokémon later, Pocket Monster franchise still holds a special place in hearts of millions across globe Just home from preschool, alongside an overall-clad gang…

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