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Your Brain vs. Back to School

Many of us are currently in the throes of back to school season. While this can be a stressful time under normal circumstances, the pandemic adds an extra layer of pressure and confusion that may make it more difficult to manage your mental health. 895 more words

Arts & Culture

My Fall Recommendations

Hello everybody! September has finally creeped up on us, and that means it’s my favorite time of the year: fall. Sadly, where I live, there aren’t really any “seasons” in the typical sense, so we don’t get that much of a warm, cozy, fall aesthetic. 1,057 more words

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Folklore Album Review | From an Avid Taylor Swift Fan

In case you don’t know, I am completely in love with Taylor Swift’s music, and have been ever since I was a young girl. I was as surprised and delighted as anyone when she announced that she’d be releasing an album titled… 1,794 more words

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My thoughts on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Disclaimer: I have not read The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes as of yet, but these are my thoughts before picking the book up and based on the reactions I’ve seen during release day. 503 more words

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Why I DNF'd 1984 by George Orwell

❝It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.❞

Please don’t hate me. I know that 1984 is a book beloved by many, as it wouldn’t be considered a classic if it wasn’t, and George Orewell’s vision of what would become of the future is certainly thought-provoking and chilling, to say the least. 844 more words

Books

Why I'm Excited for Midnight Sun

❝Ms. Meyer announced on Monday that “Midnight Sun,” the new novel in her vampire romance series, will be published on Aug. 4, more than a decade after the original story concluded.❞ 770 more words

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Philip Hale on Brahms's Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77

Program note by Philip Hale for the Boston Symphony Orchestra performances by concertmaster Anton Witek (formerly concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic) conducted by Dr. Karl Muck, November 24 & 25, 1916. 2,095 more words

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