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July 1, 2020

Last night my friends and I traveled a vast distance by foot until we came upon a modest village. We explored a bustling marketplace, haggled with vendors and sought out a blacksmith skilled enough to craft personalized weapons out of our latest hard-earned magical trophies: the acid-laden teeth of a black dragon. We arrived jingling… Read More ›

TV Review: 100 Humans

What would happen if we took 100 humans with all sorts of backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations and body types, and used them to provide answers to some of life’s silliest questions? For instance: does having a high sperm count make someone a better dancer? Are people in uniforms more attractive? Will a pretty criminal serve… Read More ›

Book Review: “Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory”

Have you ever been dumped? Or cheated on? Or you and the person you love have drifted apart? Or have you been through the opposite: hopelessly in love? In desperate search of “the One”? Or thinking you found the right person? If you have answered any of these questions with a reluctant or eager “yes,”… Read More ›

LadiesCon Event Features Diverse Pop Culture Publications

The Ladies of Comicazi, who are based in the Comicazi comic book shop in Davis Square in Somerville, hosted the fourth annual LadiesCon on Saturday, September 21st, from 11 AM to 5 pm.  The convention was held at The Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville, about a 25 min walk from the Doble… Read More ›

Arts Review: “The Future of the Past: Art and Activism”

For the sixth year in a row, Lesley University’s Graduate School for Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Violence Transformed, has opened the exhibit “The Future of the Past: Art and Activism.”  Displayed in Marran Gallery, this exhibit asserts the ability of art, artists and the process of making art to reflect on the modern… Read More ›

Arts Review: Corinne May Botz

I don’t usually do things on campus because I’m most likely busy working, doing homework, or drawing, but while looking through my emails, I saw one of the “This week at Lesley” announcements, and decided to click on it. While looking through it I noticed something that caught my attention: an artist and photographer, Corinne… Read More ›

Music Review: Ariana Grande

I’ve been following Ariana Grande’s career since she was the bright, bubbly redhead Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon’s Victorious. I remember hearing her sing for the first time on the show with her co-star Liz Gillies, and I was blown away by what I heard. Her voice was angelic and unique and she could hit high… Read More ›

Album Review: Crywolf “Skeletons”

Typing away, I’m doing my homework in bed like always, the regular routine. My headphones are buried in my ears, because music is the only way I can truly focus on what I’m doing. By now my Spotify playlist has been exhausted of all its songs, and it begins suggesting random songs; and I stop… Read More ›

Creative Writing Major Enjoys Presentation by V.E. Schwab

There are very few authors who I would confidently dedicate my entire life to reading only their books forever and never waver in that declaration; Victoria Schwab is one of them. I was lucky enough to be able to see her speak on October 3rd as she promoted her most recent release, Vengeful, and spoke… Read More ›

Arts Review: Romeo and Juliet

There’s nothing like spending a Sunday afternoon listening to a full orchestra and watching two star-crossed lovers dance their way to their death.  As the Boston Ballet’s rendition of Romeo and Juliet came to a close on April 8th, I was fortunate enough to see one of the last performances of the production.  The classic… Read More ›