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Greek mythology’s untold tale of sisterhood The woman behind the stone-gray eyes

The world of Greek mythology is humungous, ranging from classic hero tales to stories of betrayal and mistrust. Some of the myths are buried underneath years of translation, but others are ones known among the masses. The story of Medusa is a popular tale, one spoken in both perspectives of her killer and herself – […]

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Wattpad to print: The story of “Lore Olympus”

“Lore Olympus” rose to fame differently than traditionally published books do. Instead of  competing in the market for graphic novels, the author Rachel Smythe had already built up a fanbase from the fanfiction site Wattpad. She had originally posted “Lore Olympus” on the free website before moving it to print when an opportunity came her […]

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Rowing through theaters: “The Boys in the Boat”

With the Summer Olympics returning this year, it is fitting that the movie “The Boys in the Boat” was released. This movie depicts the University of Washington rowing team that competed at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. It is quite an uplifting story, how nine working-class men coming out of the depths of the Great […]

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Snow lands on top of the movie charts

The long-awaited “Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is finally out. Fans who read the book, written by Suzanne Collins in May 2020 have been patiently anticipating this movie release, and it did not disappoint.    Arguably the most important part about book to movie adaptations is the integrity of the plot. Despite the […]

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“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” post pandemic

The world was turned upside down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Masks became commonplace, stores were closed and schools moved to online platforms. However, not all impacts were negative. In March of 2020, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” was released just as lockdowns around the world began. Due to this timing and the already established community, the […]

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Taking advantage of the music in the Windy City

Looking to do something off-campus in one of the largest cities in the U.S.? Luckily, our campus is so close to Chicago. Fortunately, the Windy City is home to many great venues to see artists of various talents perform. There are plenty of performances coming up that would be a fun way to break up […]

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