Harry Potter and the Maelstrom on Twitter

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If you aren’t a Potterhead, then you may or may not be aware of the origin of the Fantastic Beasts movies and their connection to the original Harry Potter books/movies. With the newest movie, The Crimes of Grindelwald, coming to theaters this month, the controversies surrounding author J.K. Rowling and […]

Astral Projections

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A Look at the Stars with Muthuveera Maraimalai and Laurel Preston Comets, as you make your many orbits around the stars, trips around the sun, rounds through the sky, here’s a friendly reminder that Mercury retrograde will be ruining all of our lives soon. As such, here’s some advice curated […]

7 Horror Movies to Binge on Halloween

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The fog glistened in the luminescent light of the full moon. He ran breathlessly through the graveyard; his legs burning with the acidic buildup and his breath in the cold night creating a trail behind him for them to follow. He looked back — the dank environment enveloping his senses. […]

Surviving Senior Year

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So you’re a senior now. Or, I guess, statistically, you probably aren’t. I realize I’m severely alienating the great majority of my potential audience with that kind of lead, but well, it’s my senior year, and through a tragic mix of obvious character flaws and lack of motivation to address […]

Is the Brain Part of Our Body?

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It’s common to get ill, not well, or feel feverish, right? Often, we can catch a cold and cough, or suffer from a headache, body ache and whatnot. We solve all these problems with medication, therapies, and treatments. Some people suffer from cancer, tuberculosis, hepatitis, and heart problems too, which […]

Zeroes and Ones: The Seldom-Seen War Against Encryption

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In February of 1993, two federal agents approached accused arms dealer Phil Zimmermann as part of a formal investigation into his criminal activities. Over the next three years, the FBI collected evidence of Zimmermann’s participation within a vast network of international transactions involving illegally powerful munitions, all of which he […]

Body Positivity and Losing Weight

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When Tess Holliday’s Cosmopolitan UK cover hit stands, people had a lot to say. Piers Morgan, a British journalist, took to Instagram to say that Holliday, a plus-size model, being on the cover “is just as dangerous and misguided as celebrating size zero models,” and that the idea that this […]

Top 6 Mitski Songs for an Emotional Crisis

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Mitski’s Be The Cowboy album released this August, and to celebrate the musical defibrillator that is Mitski’s lyrical sorcery, we’re counting down the top emotional breakdowns that a Mitski song has caused, not-so-loosely based off of actual events. Grab a tissue and delete your ex’s phone number, we’re just some […]