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Unpacking the five love languages

Have you ever felt unloved? Has your partner insisted that they’re putting in the effort, yet you still feel like it’s not enough?Continue...

Janelle Monáe’s most iconic looks

Since her official debut in 2007, Janelle Monáe has been gifting the entertainment industry with stellar music and stellar visuals to matchContinue...

We’re Not Really Strangers opens the door to emotional vulnerability

A group of emotional girls and a bottle of wine make for interesting conversations, to say the least, during We’re Not Really Strangers.Continue...

Adam Levine’s unfaithfulness is not a rarity in today’s society

On Sept. 19, Instagram model Sumner Stroh posted a TikTok video showcasing sext messages between herself and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine.Continue...

Having two Bachelorettes was a bad idea

On Tuesday’s season 19 finale of The Bachelorette, host Jesse Palmer announced, “you’re going to need a glass of wine for this one.” Jesse, my man, I needed a bucket of wine for this season.Continue...

Struggling to be a hopeless romantic in an era of hookup culture

Sex-craving, emotionless human beings who have no ability or desire to stay with one person for a long period of time—it sounds like a weird, erotic plot in a futuristic movie. Welcome to the year 2022.Continue...

Television’s most insufferable characters

As I sit down to watch Netflix, options of my comfort show spiral around my head. Though it really isn’t the plot lines or visuals I want to re-watch; rather, it’s some of my all-time favourite characters, like Nate Archibald, Brooke Davis, and Mark Sloan.Continue...

#SpitGate proves the Internet will believe anything it’s told

Earlier this month, the Venice International Film Festival 2022 featured the star-studded cast of Olivia Wilde’s upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling . They were there for a press conference and to watch the movie as it premiered.Continue...

Emmy Awards make history: a recap of can’t-miss moments

For those of you who had late-night classes Monday night, you may have missed the 74th annual Emmy Awards. While award shows are normally boring—packed with filler portions of “please welcome to the stage…” and “next up on the Emmy’s…”—there are also iconic moments that cannot be missed.Continue...

Do nice guys win?

Everyone has heard the saying “nice guys finish last” or “nice guys never win,” but why is that? Can anyone provide a straight answer without mumbling on until they settle on “because they just don’t”? Well, I have some ideas.Continue...

What your type in The Summer I Turned Pretty men says about you

The novel The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han was turned into a TV series on Amazon Prime this summer. For novelists and television enthusiasts alike, the show was a must-binge.Continue...

Halle Bailey is the perfect Ariel

This week, Disney released the teaser trailer for their upcoming live action remake of The Little Mermaid , set to release in May 2023 and starring Halle Bailey as Ariel.Continue...

5 Iconic outfits from Queen Elizabeth

It's been a week since Queen Elizabeth II passed away, and while her legacy means different things to different people, this is truly the end of an era.Continue...

BookTok Reads that aren’t Goodreads

Avid readers are likely familiar with the concept of BookTok: a subcommunity on TikTok that discusses, recommends, and completely bashes popular books for the reading community.Continue...

Mental health and social media: good or bad?

Today’s rise in mental health awareness goes hand in hand with the widespread use of social media. With this rise of social media comes a questioning of its ethics.Continue...

Re-evaluating diet culture

For the 2022 Met Gala, Kim Kardashian embarked on a crash diet to lose sixteen pounds in three weeks just to fit in Marilyn Monroe’s dress.

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Breaking down Andrew Tate’s social media ban

Andrew Tate is the man of the hour, and not for the greatest reasons.

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Harry’s house of pop culture

From an X Factor audition, to being in a boyband comparable to The Beatles, to launching a solo career in both music and film, to creating a name for himself in the fashion industry, Harry Styles has really done it all.Continue...

Stromae returns to celebrate the uncelebrated

With the rapid rise of platforms like Only Fans, sex work and sex workers have been in the public eye more than ever.Continue...

Introducing 2022 fall fashion: the “cool girl”

If you’ve had your eyes and ears on TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, or any medium where fashion influencers like to roam, you’ve probably heard of the term “clean-girl aesthetic.”Continue...

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