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The Roundup: Fever 1793, People Like Us, and more

Harshini Velmurugan, Staff Reporter April 5, 2021

What’s better than reading some books in your free time? Here is a list of three great books that you can read in your free time from Lasso writer Harshini Velmurugan. People Like Us by Dana Mele Kay...

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The Roundup: Hozier, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and more

Tucker Ward, Staff Reporter March 21, 2021

Hozier by Hozier “We tried the world, good God, it wasn't for us,” 24-year-old Hozier wrote in his 2014 self-titled, debut album. The irish singer-songwriter blends rock, gospel, folk and blues...

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The Roundup: Grand Army, Shawn Mendes, and more

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter March 14, 2021

Grand Army It can be hard to find a show that accurately depicts what high school is really like. However, Grand Army does this with ease. The show takes place in New York City and follows five...

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The Roundup: Next in Fashion, John Mayer, and more

Hedda Jagerskog, Staff Reporter March 8, 2021

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wow. If I could use one word to describe this book, it would be powerful. Americanah touches on countless important topics, including race, love, and identity....

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The Roundup: Punisher, Judy Blume, and more

Clara Kasik, Staff Reporter March 1, 2021

"Punisher" by Phoebe Bridgers The alt-rock artist Phoebe Bridgers released "Punisher" in mid-2020. The album features a unique blend of folksy instrument playing with eerie lyrics. The album is...

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The Roundup: The Strokes, Community, and more

Isabel Costa, Staff Reporter February 21, 2021

Community Community is a six-season, extremely underrated show on Netflix that follows a study group of seven students at the fictional Greendale Community College. This show puts funny twists on...

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The Roundup: It’s rom-com season

Eva Williams, Features Editor February 13, 2021

Just like Elf is a Christmas classic and horror movies are a Halloween staple, rom-coms are the epitome of Valentine’s Day. Here’s a look through some of the best from the past few decades. Can’t...

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The Roundup: The Wilds, Dua Lipa, and more

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

“Future Nostalgia” by Dua Lipa Although “Future Nostalgia” was released close to a year ago, Dua Lipa’s catchy lyrics and upbeat chords still get everyone on the dance floor. The album...

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The Roundup: Adrift, Alvin Zhou, and more

Hedda Jagerskog, Staff Reporter January 31, 2021

Alvin Zhou Even if you don’t particularly enjoy cooking videos, you will be hooked by Alvin Zhou’s sensational bakes. They’re aesthetic, enticing, and most importantly, mouth-watering. Alvin...

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The Roundup: Dead to Me, Modern Love, and more

Eva Williams, Features Editor January 21, 2021

Catch Me If You Can Steven Spielberg is known for his dramatic, action-filled plots -- Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park. Catch Me If You Can, which he directed, contrasts these films....

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