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Gen Z and Classic Lit: How Older Books Can Teach Newer Generations

Different forms of communication are key in having any healthy relationship, and this includes the dialogue held between Gen Z-ers and Millennials. Oftentimes we see generations connecting via music, art, movie references, and slang, despite the temporal differences. Through reading, educators and students may have a much smoother relationship that facilitates teaching, bonding, and learning. […]

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Incoming: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

As a lifelong fan of the Pokémon series, and more specifically a sucker for the remakes of original games, the impending release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl is beginning to take shape and it can’t come soon enough. The oft-memed-about remakes to the fourth generation of Pokémon games, Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl […]

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9-1-1: Diversity & Inclusion on Network TV

To those who are as familiar with showrunner Ryan Murphy as I am, he is the mastermind creator of American Horror Story, another recent darling of American television. However, viewers should not go watch 9-1-1 with the expectation of an American Horror Story spinoff.Rather, 9-1-1 is a drama and action TV series following Station 118 […]

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The Enchanting World of BookTok

Everyone (at least, almost everyone) is familiar with the hugely popular video-sharing app TikTok. It‘s grown from a small video editing app to become one of the world’s biggest communication and social media forums, especially for the youngest generations, though older generations participate as well. Like most social media apps, TikTok implements what we nebulously […]

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Director’s Cut: CHVRCHES – Screen Violence

“It’s not a long album—standard, really, at ten songs in 43 minutes,” I said at the beginning of the semester.I was talking about Chvrches and their dark and horror-movie-inspired fourth studio album, Screen Violence, which dropped earlier this year on Aug. 27. And, as if on cue for the spookiest time of the year, Chvrches […]

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The Many Saints of Newark: The Origin of TV’s Most Iconic Characters

Tony Soprano. Silvio Dante. Paulie Walnuts. Christopher Moltisanti. Junior Soprano. Anyone who has seen the iconic early 2000s HBO show The Sopranos is instantly familiar with these names. And starting Oct. 1, fans of the wildly successful and iconic show were able to see the origin story of these characters, along with stories of new […]