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The Greatest Showman Review

The Greatest Showman Review

Alexis Tavakoli

February 4, 2018


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America is the birthplace of a particular film genre--the musical. And "The Greatest Showman", a new movie musical with original music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, is the newest in this unique American family. The movie's plot follows the life of P.T Barnum played by Hugh Jackman. This character is c...

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Awards and Awareness

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Awards and Awareness

Joanna Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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An interesting phenomenon unfolded the night of the 75th Golden Globes. This award ceremony, which honored 2017 film and television, aired January 7, 2018, hosted by Seth Meyers, and called attention to #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Both #MeToo and #TimesUp, movements are in response to the what has b...

Winter Breaks Galore!

Winter Breaks Galore!

Shelby Castoe, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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Winter is always such an exciting time! We have Christmas, New Year's and, of course, Winter Break! Winter Break was filled with lots of time spent with family and friends, traveling and, hopefully, lots of relaxing! But many students and faculty also eagerly anticipate an additional winter break that...

The Bachelor Season 22

The Bachelor Season 22

Amanda Morley, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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For those who do not know, the Bachelor is a popular reality ‘dating’ competition show where 29 women compete for the affections of one man. This year's star is Arie Luyendyk, Jr. Arie is 35 and from the Netherlands. His family immigrated to the US from the Netherlands when he was just 3 years old...

Posada: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Posada: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Nicolle Franco, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


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What is Posada? Posada is a well-known Mexican tradition that is celebrated during Christmastime. It begins nine days before Christmas eve where families gather up in their homes to sing in groups holding lighted candles. This tradition represents Joseph and Mary’s pilgrimage in Bethlehem in search of ...

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