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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

By Birggita Danielson

January 25, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events, the newest Netflix show, begins with the Baudelaire Children learning that their parents have died in a terrible fire. And then the unfortunate events begin to happen to them. Many people will tell you not to watch this show, the commercials, the narrator, Netflix, several ...

The Cycle of Life

The Cycle of Life

By Georgia Pemberton

November 16, 2016

Thirty dollars can buy you a lot. It’s three custom sandwiches from Whole Foods, plus three kombucha, if you’re a kombucha kind of person (I am). It can fill three-quarters of my gas tank, which can get me up to Sunset or to TPumps five times, six if I’m lucky. It’s two meals at Blue Barn, or...

Sully Afloat

Sully Afloat

By Dahlia Zail

October 18, 2016

On September 9, 2016, Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released. This movie puts a human face on a national news story from 2009. On January 15 of 2009, minutes after taking off from La Guardia Airport in New York City, a U.S. plane was hit with a “bird strike” which blew out both engines, fo...

The Bowls Kids Love: The Best Ramen Joints In Town

The Bowls Kids Love: The Best Ramen Joints In Town

October 18, 2016

Often considered a staple in our households, instant ramen is a meal that is readily made in less than three minutes and satisfies any and all hunger pains. Who wouldn’t want to indulge in a savory broth coupled with delectable, sodium-enriched noodles? But for the times you are looking for a more au...

The Health Food Store that’s Been Here the Whole Time: 7-Eleven

The Health Food Store that’s Been Here the Whole Time: 7-Eleven

By Milo Levine

October 14, 2016

As I walked through a double door that read “pull” but really needed to be pushed, I couldn’t wait to see what kind of cliental was lurking on the other side. Could it be truckers, ex-cons, current cons, rural Americans, young entrepreneurs, the confused elderly that thought they were at the M...

Sausage Party is not a Weiner

Sausage Party is not a Weiner

By Josh Love

October 2, 2016

"Sausage Party," directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, will reel you in with actors Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and James Franco, but will end up being a waste of 90 minutes and the cost of a movie ticket, unless you happen to be into watching animated food pornography. The audience is introdu...

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

By Emily Pavis

September 5, 2016

Following 4 long years of silence after the success of his shockingly honest portrayal of the 21st century teenager in “Channel ORANGE,” 28 year old artist Frank Ocean has given his fans what they’ve been waiting for, and so much more. Not only has Ocean released a follow up album to “Channel...

Zootopia: A “Children’s Movie” for all Ages

Zootopia: A “Children’s Movie” for all Ages

By Trevor Bukowski

June 2, 2016

Welcome to the animated world where humans don’t exist, sloths drive sports cars, and a gazelle is a national pop sensation. Zootopia, a Walt Disney Production, hit theaters on March 4th, bringing in 73.7 million dollars in the opening weekend, and making it Disney’s most successful release. Although...

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

By Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016

For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern art museum in the country, surpassing New York’s MoMA and Los Angeles's Broad. I used to feel...

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

By Francis Strietmann

May 12, 2016

It was a typical Sunday afternoon. My parents and I were visiting an old friend of theirs who lives with her husband and two daughters. The older, who will start high school next fall, had just moved out of her shared room with her little sister and was eager to show me her “new room,” the cleared o...

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Brothers Grimsby”

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Brothers Grimsby”

By Marie Hogan

May 4, 2016

The first thing to know about “The Brothers Grimsby,” Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, is that it is a Sacha Baron Cohen film. The second thing to know is that elephant semen is a major plot point. So is “The Brothers Grimsby” good? Bad? It’s a question I was forced to ask myself a lot...

Kevin Gates’ “Islah”

Kevin Gates’ “Islah”

By James Finn

May 4, 2016

The term “vulnerable” is rarely used to describe gangsta rappers.The likes of Mac Dre, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent, all of whom pioneered the genre, hardly provided a template that encouraged their successors to wear their emotions on their sleeves. But on his major-label debut, “Islah,” ...