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8tracks is the Unsung Hero of Social Listening

Long gone are the days of having to download thousands of songs onto an iPod touch in order to listen to them. The new age of music lies in streaming: Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon. For a monthly fee, we…

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Falling Into Fall With Over the Garden Wall

Every year, as autumn creeps around the corner with its vibrant leaves and chilly weather, I revert to the essentials: oversized sweaters, pumpkin scented candles, apple cider, and my all-time personal favorite, Cartoon Network’s Over the Garden Wall. This quirky,…

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Math: “The Poetry of Ideas”

When most people think of math, they think of drudgery, or they dredge up old memories of anxiety over math tests. So much of our media shows math as an enemy we should all unite against – with people screaming…

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Modern Art is Valid, Real Art

Last week, I was taking my daily scroll through my Twitter timeline when I came across a very anti-modern art thread. Intrigued, I clicked on the tweet to start reading the replies and was surprised to find myself in the…

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Disney Drama Falls Flat

Nine years ago, Disney released their first movie with an African-American protagonist. But she differed from past and present Disney princesses in far too many ways. Disney is known for its whimsical, magical themes: fairy godmothers, faraway kingdoms, those kinds…

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Why Giving Up Netflix Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Since the old days of Netflix, where DVDs would be delivered to your house, my family has been dedicated subscribers to the movie and TV streaming service. I’m a teenager; I love watching TV and find myself engrossed in the…

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