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Trump administration attempts to ban social media app

Trump administration attempts to ban social media app
November 10, 2020

TikTok is a social networking app that has taken America by storm since its release in 2018. The app quickly gained traction with its base of teens and kids who came from the app Musical.ly. Users...

Everything Wrong with Disney’s Live-Action Mulan

Everything Wrong with Disney's Live-Action Mulan
November 10, 2020

Walt Disney Studios first announced the live-action remake of the 1998 animated movie Mulan in 2019. The original movie was a hit with characters such as the protagonist Mulan, the lovable dragon Mushu...

Honoring Chadwick Boseman’s Legacy

Honoring Chadwick Boseman's Legacy
November 5, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, best known for his portrayal of Black Panther in the Marvel movie franchise, died on Aug. 28, 2020.  He was only 43 years old, but suffered from terminal stage III colon cancer. His...

Ten Fearful Films to Watch while Celebrating Safely this Halloween

Ten Fearful Films to Watch while Celebrating Safely this Halloween
October 31, 2020

This year’s Halloween plans will definitely look different from years in the past. Staying inside to watch a Halloween movie is a great, COVID-safe way to celebrate this year. “The Nightmare...

J.K. Rowling’s tumble into transphobia

J.K. Rowling’s tumble into transphobia
October 30, 2020

J.K. Rowling is known all over the world for her best-selling Harry Potter series. The seven-book collection has taken on a world of its own with dedicated fans (Potterheads), theme parks, conventions...

‘The Bachelor’ portrays an unhealthy example of love

May 29, 2020

“The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette,” “Bachelor in Paradise” and other “Bachelor” spin-offs are widely watched shows throughout Madison and the United States, but is competing for love really...

7 times ‘The Simpsons’ unintentionally predicted the future 

7 times 'The Simpsons' unintentionally predicted the future 
April 28, 2020

“The Simpsons,” a series that has been airing on the FOX network for over 30 years, follows the life of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson and has a reputation for unintentionally including...

Super Bowl LIV Commercials Ranked

Super Bowl LIV Commercials Ranked
February 20, 2020

The Superbowl—the one night of the year when people enjoy watching the commercials. If you are anything like me, the entertainment value of these hysterical advertisements dominates that of the game...

Top Ten Throwback Songs You Need to Add to Your Playlist before 2020

Top Ten Throwback Songs You Need to Add to Your Playlist before 2020
December 12, 2019

In a world full of synthetic pop and vulgar rap music, throwing a couple of classic throwback songs into your Spotify queue can be rather refreshing. But what exactly does a “throwback song” mean?...

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