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Bad Dating Stories

by Danielle Finnegan

Everyone has a bad dating story or two (unless you’re one of the lucky ones). Harper Anderson from Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler, is one of the lucky ones. She doesn’t have any dating drama to write about. Instead, she uses her best friend’s dating stories in her application essay for the […]

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The Bronx is Beautiful

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

The Bronx. This is the only borough that is preceded by “The,” an assertion that it is one of a kind. When people think about New York City, they often forget this massive section of it – popular culture has written it off as little more than a den of crime and poverty, frankly not […]

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Like Pretty in Pink? Try This!

by Danielle Finnegan

Like This? Try This! Why? Pretty in Pink is a CLASSIC teen movie because it’s relatable, hilarious, and romantic! Everything you love about Pretty in Pink is emulated in The Education of Margot Sanchez. Margot, just like Andie, has to navigate two complete separate social spheres—one in her private school and another at home in […]

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5 Fictional Friend Groups You’ll Want to Join

by Sam Benson

1. The Scoobies Buffy the Vampire Slayer The Scoobies in Buffy the Vampire Slayer is undeniably my favorite friend group. They help Buffy as she fulfills her duties as the Slayer, fighting vampires and demons. Though people come in and out of it, the core three of Buffy, Willow, and Xander remain throughout all seven […]

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Like Eagle Eye? Try This!

by Danielle Finnegan

Eagle Eye is an intense thriller that keeps you hanging until the last possible moment. The tension between the male and female leads, both innocent people trying to avoid being murdered, adds to the dynamic movie. If you’ve been looking for another action packed adventure, you HAVE to pick up Out of Control by Sarah Alderson! […]

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Time Traveling Through New York City

by Julie Jarema

Magic is basically extinct in the modern day New York of The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell. The Mageus, the few who have an affinity for magic, have to hide who they are. Esta has the power and training to set things right in order to save the Mageus from their hopeless future. She does […]

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A Tale of Heartbreak and Museum Building

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

As a regular, well-adjusted adult, I have the social and emotional skills to be able to deal with break ups. That being said, sometimes you go through a particularly nasty rupture, and it becomes a fixture in your interactions with your friends and in your bi-weekly therapy meetings. Okay, maybe that’s just me. Let me […]

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Photography Gallery Round Up

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Since its inception, photography has wowed people all over the world. From photojournalism to high art and fashion photography, it’s a staple in artistic and self-expression. Janna Yusuf, the protagonist in Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali, is a huge fan of photography. While her favorite subject might be a bit unusual (foreheads), she does […]

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8 Stories About Changing Friendships

by Casey Nugent

In Sara Barnard’s Fragile Like Us, Caddy’s friendship with her life-long best friend, Rosie, changes dramatically with the arrival of Suzanne, who’s exciting and mysterious, and clearly a little damaged. Suzanne encourages Caddy to be impulsive and reckless — but that leads to trouble, putting Rosie and Caddy at odds with each other, and with […]

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