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Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” explained

Photo via Erica Hernandez (@E_H_ on Instagram)
January 14, 2021

Singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo released her first single, “drivers license,” on Jan. 8. The song quickly racked up streams on all music platforms and reached No. 1 on the Spotify global playlist,...

Socially distant holiday activities

Socially distant holiday activities
December 20, 2020

With many families and friends separated this year due to the pandemic, it may be hard for people to find the Christmas spirit. Fortunately, there are many festive activities abiding by COVID-19 restrictions....

Retro review: Black and white movies

Retro review: Black and white movies
December 18, 2020

Even with the wide variety of Christmas classics out there, I typically don’t stray from my favorite movies including “Elf,” “Home Alone” and “The Santa Clause.” I’ve never been interested...

Books to read over winter break

Books to read over winter break
December 18, 2020

Winter break provides several glorious days of sleeping in, pajamas all day and Christmas movies. However, Netflix and social media can get old pretty quickly. If you’re looking for a way to relax that...

Playlist: Jingle Jams

Playlist: Jingle Jams
December 16, 2020

As Saint Nick begins preparing for the holiday season, I often find myself groaning after listening to the same Christmas classics over and over again. While the holiday season is filled with cheer, most...

Quarantine cardigan

Quarantine cardigan
December 15, 2020

Back in February of this year, Harry Styles wore a colorblock cardigan by JW Anderson to a rehearsal for NBC’s Today Show. Since then, the cardigan has blown up across all media platforms as people try...

Taylor Swift’s new album “evermore” is a “gold rush”

“evermore” album cover
December 14, 2020

Just months after releasing her redefining eighth studio album, “folklore,” Taylor Swift released her ninth album, “evermore,” Dec. 11 along with a music video. The album includes 15 songs, featuring...

“Selena: The Series” fails to focus on main character

“Selena: The Series” fails to focus on main character
December 11, 2020

“Selena: The Series” was released on Netflix Dec. 4. The biopic follows Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla (Christian Serratos) and her tragic journey to becoming the Queen of Tejano music....

Shawn Mendes finds new sound with “Wonder”

Photo via Shawn Mendes
December 11, 2020

Shawn Mendes released his fourth album “Wonder” on Dec. 4. I have been a fan of Mendes for a few years now, and I’ve witnessed his musical style develop over his four albums. With each release, I...

“Godmothered” is unconventionally magical

“Godmothered” is unconventionally magical
December 10, 2020

Disney’s “Godmothered” was released on Dec. 4 onto the Disney+ streaming platform. The movie follows fairy godmother in training Eleanor (Jillian Bell) as she attempts to help single mom Mackenzie...

“The Holiday Movies that Made Us” rewinds two classic Christmas films

“The Holiday Movies that Made Us” rewinds two classic Christmas films
December 9, 2020

A counterpart series to Netflix’s “The Movies that Made Us” was released Dec. 1, but instead of taking viewers behind-the-scenes of a classic movie, this new series put two Christmas movies under...

The sequel to “The Christmas Chronicles” was not comparable to the first

The sequel to “The Christmas Chronicles” was not comparable to the first
December 7, 2020

When the Netflix Original movie “The Christmas Chronicles” was released in 2018, it sent audiences into a whirlwind of holiday excitement. Although it was a cheesy children’s movie, I loved it as...

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