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“Bohemian Rhapsody” biopic bores with generic plotlines and bland storytelling

“Bohemian Rhapsody” biopic bores with generic plotlines and bland storytelling

Taylor Atienza, Kavin Kumaravel, and Megan Tsang

December 13, 2018


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Despite offering some compelling moments from the life of Freddie Mercury and Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody” ultimately feels overwhelmingly cliché and dull in its retelling of the history of the iconic rock band. The Queen biopic features Rami Malek as lead vocalist Freddie Mercury. Malek is accompa...

“Beautiful Boy” bares the brutal truth behind battling drug addiction

“Beautiful Boy” bares the brutal truth behind battling drug addiction

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Assistant Photography Editor

November 20, 2018


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Indie director Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” is a tear-jerking drama with soft and uncomfortable moments, varyingly presented in a disjointed and artistic manner. Based on a true story, the film follows the childhood and early adulthood of Nic Sheff, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet,...

Jot down this Japanese stationery

Jot down this Japanese stationery

Caroline Lobel and Claire Zhang

November 16, 2018


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There’s a large variety of pens, highlighters and other supplies that are made in Japan that meet the needs of students, but many are unaware that they can purchase these goods for themselves. Japanese stationery is one of the more popular trends of the Asian culture boom as it becomes more accessi...

Don’t gloss over Glossier products

Don’t gloss over Glossier products

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Assistant Photography Editor

November 15, 2018


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Meet Glossier, a skincare and makeup brand that encourages people to get comfortable in their own skin. With a wide array of skincare products that aim to achieve hydrated and glowy skin, the brand endorses the prioritization of skincare vs. makeup. While controversy lies in the amount of coverage given...

Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Oce Bohra, Copy Editor

October 29, 2018


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In ninth grade, I (along with a few hundred other students) sat down for a dozen hours to listen to “Serial,” a podcast that explored whether Adnan Syed, a teenager in Baltimore, was wrongfully convicted for murdering his ex-girlfriend. While I’ve done my best to block out all and any memories ...

“The End” provides an explosive beginning to AHS “Apocalypse”

“The End” provides an explosive beginning to AHS “Apocalypse”

Skyler Spears and Vikram Balasubramanian

October 23, 2018


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“I can’t believe we’ve come to this,” a newscaster cries as people swarm the streets and panic runs amok. Nuclear missiles have destroyed Hong Kong and London. The horror hasn’t even started. With “Apocalypse,” Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk craft a masterful opener to the last season of...

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” has disturbing implications

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” has disturbing implications

Anika Garg, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2018


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Emulating hits like “Pretty in Pink” from the ‘80s, director Ian Samuels delivers a film that satisfies slumber party chick-flick cravings. But for the rest of us, “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” is just another reminder that the cute, superficial romantic comedies of the past should stay there. ...

“The Dragon Prince” flies with fleeing nostalgia

“The Dragon Prince” flies with fleeing nostalgia

Elisa Fang, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


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“The Dragon Prince” is the new Netflix original series that debuted on Sept. 14 — its existence is due to the creative direction of the very same team that made the childhood favorite, and possibly even current favorite, animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” inspiring unadulterated, wanton...

Crazy Rich Asians epitomizes the intersection of the East and the West

Crazy Rich Asians epitomizes the intersection of the East and the West

Elaine Yang

October 4, 2018


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Supplemented by political, historical, and cultural implications, Crazy Rich Asians is a love story at its core. The romantic comedy follows lovers Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) and Nick Young (Henry Golding) from New York to Singapore. Nick reunites with his family and is the best man at his best friend’s...

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

October 1, 2018


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Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars   “The last days of sunset superstars” Unsurprisingly, Netflix’s animated original “BoJack Horseman” strays further from resolutions as it dives into its devastating fifth season, touching on socially relevant topics in BoJack’s eternal struggle to be a ...

Vogue September Issue embraces social change

Vogue September Issue embraces social change

Elisa Fang and Sraavya Sambara

September 27, 2018


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Her eyes seem to follow you as you move around her. In a true Victorian, Mona Lisa-esque fashion, Beyonce sits in the center of the cover wearing a tiered, billowing, pristinely white Gucci dress, coyly unbuttoned as it meets her legs and boldly contrasting her skin. Her neck, holding up her headpiece,...

Albums of Summer ’18

Albums of Summer ’18

Skyler Spears and Katie Williams

September 25, 2018


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Summer 2018 has been dubbed the season of new music; from Drake to Jorja Smith, new tracks featuring new sides of our favorite musicians were released. Over the course of the summer, numerous artists have released tracks that differ from their normal styles. Many have become iconic additions to musi...

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