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Five Feet Apart is Not Just Another “Cancer Love Story”

March 23, 2019

Released on March 15, Five Feet Apart tells the story of two cystic fibrosis patients who fall in love. The teenagers’ illnesses require that they remain five feet apart from each other at all times, hence the title of the movie and book adaptation. At first glance, the film might seem like just a...

Lil Pump is a Man for the People

March 7, 2019

Gazzy Garcia aka Lil Pump has risen to the top of the charts and sunk to the bottom of our hearts. With his rapid rise to superstardom at the astonishingly low age of 18, Lil Pump has been living up to his tweet of “when they hate u doing something right.”  With his massive following of over 2...

Albums with Addy: Rap Or Go To The League

March 6, 2019

  2 Chainz is an interesting figure in the hip hop world when compared to some of his peers. It seems he constantly maintains several different facades while being consistently likeable to a wide audience. Self proclaimed “Tity Boi” does songs about strippers that are certified club hits, the...

Lil Pump is No More Than a Disappointment

Addison Scufsa

March 6, 2019

  Lil Pump has been some kind of an enigma since his introduction into the rap scene. His short, intense, tasteless music has reached both the top of the charts and the bottom of critics' trash bins. Despite having massive commercial success for someone who has no business even seeing the Billb...

Hoaxed: A Conservative Film that Satisfies

February 26, 2019

  Conservative filmmakers have often struggled making a film that ‘crosses the aisle’ and delivers a solid experience for anyone other than its core audience. Take, for example, the 2018 documentary Death of a Nation, directed by popular commentator Dinesh D’Souza. That film was a messy, ...

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