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The captivating tragedy of Walter White

The captivating tragedy of Walter White

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Most chemistry teachers do not keep a gun and hundreds of thousands of dollars in their lab-coat pockets. But in Breaking Bad, timid, meek chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) becomes a machine-gun slinging murderer, standing in his white briefs in the middle of a rural New Mexico highway,...

Lady Bird grows up

Lady Bird grows up

Eliza Poster, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 17, 2020

Any student who confronts the college process knows the dread of sitting down with parents to have the inevitable “where do you want to go to school?” talk, but few of us would imagine hurling ourselves out of a moving car in order to avoid our mother’s condemnation. Yet when Lady Bird McPherson...

Good Kid. m.A.A.d City. Iconic Album.

Good Kid. m.A.A.d City. Iconic Album.

Rish Sinha, Arts Contributer

January 17, 2020

In 2012, Kendrick Lamar released his second studio album, Good Kid m.A.A.d City, an hour-long concept album about the pressures that come with poverty which force an ordinary child to turn to crime, drugs, and a life of general apathy. While many critics prefer his following album, To Pimp a Butterfly,...

Hamilton blew us all away

Hamilton blew us all away

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Talk less, smile more, Aaron Burr said—and that’s exactly what throngs of theatergoers have been doing upon entering the doors of Richard Rogers Theater since Alexander Hamilton’s Broadway debut on August 5th, 2015. The story of the first Treasury Secretary and other founding fathers has long...

A contemporary take on the teenage love story

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

“Maybe okay will be our always.” Along with a multitude of One Direction fanfiction writers and diehard Arctic Monkey fans, I must have pored over that line a hundred times over the course of middle school. The quote, from John Green’s New York Times Bestseller The Fault in Our Stars, encapsulates...

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