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Ladylike: Redefining Womanhood

Director Greta Gerwig once again proves her capabilities with “Little Women.” (Wikimedia Commons) Beloved since its first publication, “Little Women” is one of the most poignant stories of womanhood and family ever told. On Christmas Day of 2019, a new adaptation of the novel was released in theaters. Directed by Greta Gerwig (“Ladybird”), the film

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“Atypical” Examines Autism Through a Teen’s Lens

(Wikimedia Commons) “Adélie, Chinstrap, Emperor, Gentoo. Adélie, Chinstrap, Emperor, Gentoo.” Reciting the four main types of Antarctic penguins is Sam Gardner’s (played by Keir Gilchrist) coping mechanism when he has a “freak-out.” The Netflix series of “Atypical” shows the daily challenges of an autistic 18-year-old and follows Sam as he navigates the drama of high school,

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“Rare”: Selena Gomez’s Return to Music

(Wikimedia Commons)   After nearly a 5 year break from releasing albums, Selena Gomez came out with, “Rare”  along with singles since her last album, “Revival,” including “Wolves,” “Bad Liar,” and “Back To You.”  Gomez released 13 songs “Rare” on January 10, 2020, at midnight on all music streaming platforms, including Apple Music, Spotify, and

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Chicken Noodle Soup a la Max

(Max Walker’22/Staff)   Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate meal to enjoy on these chilly January days. The comforting warm broth and the protein packed chicken seem to be a dynamic duo that delivers smiles! This recipe is my Grandma’s very own, and I have been enjoying her chicken noodle soup since I was in

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Frozen II Fails as a Family Favorite

(Photo via Wikimedia Commons) WARNING: This review contains spoilers.  Viewers of the original Frozen, which came out in 2013, walked away with warm fuzzies as Elsa and Anna reuinted their sisterhood. Frozen quickly became a favorite among people of all ages, making it the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. But Frozen II may leave

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A New Albany Ballet Company Classic: The Nutcracker

Tori Sirak’23 as Clara. (Courtesy/ Bridget Sirak)  Over the upcoming holidays, many people enjoy celebrations and traditions. The Nutcracker, written in 1892 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is a favorite performance during the Christmas season.The New Albany Ballet Company (NABC) features this classic annually, and this year was its 20th anniversary of the production.  Four of our

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Disney Dominates Media with New Streaming Service

Wikimedia Commons As early as 2007, Netflix unveiled a streaming service for movies and television, the first of its kind. Though Hulu debuted the next year, Netflix has remained the most popular streaming service of its kind for years. But this may no longer be the case. The Walt Disney company released Disney+ in November,

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Online Sales Set

The 2019 Black Friday ranked second all-time for online sales. (Wikimedia Commons) On Friday, November 29, over 165 million shoppers purchased about $7.4 billion worth of products, making this Black Friday the second largest online sales day behind last year’s Cyber Monday, compared with the $69 billion spent in brick-and-mortar stores from November 28 to

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Otherworld: Fun for Upcoming Breaks

(Cami Seymore’23/Staff) Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? Head over to Otherworld. But be prepared to never want to return to reality. Otherworld is an immersive art experience. It is a mix of sci-fi, fantasy and fairy tale rolled into one, with over 40 rooms designed by different artists. These rooms have

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Max Makes the Most of Avocado Toast

(Max Walker’22/Staff) Avocado toast delivers a creamy texture and great taste when spread on toast. It is easy, healthy, tasty, trendy among millennials, and sure to impress your taste buds! Ingredients: Two halves of soft avocado One-half of a lemon Kosher salt Crushed red pepper Two ½ inch slices ofsourdough bread Steps: Toast the sourdough