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Fierceness of The Literary World Exposed

Fierceness of The Literary World Exposed

Up until about five months ago, I saw the process of bringing a book from some amorphous concept in an author’s brain to a glittering title on The New York Times’ bestseller list as bordering on magical. I don’t know exactly what I imagined went into creating a book, but[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

Through Fiction, Easier Adjustment to Life at Home

For most college students, summer is a time for the big things, a time for risk taking and pushing yourself: traveling internationally, finally landing that coveted financial internship, teaching abroad, graduating. For me, summer meant coming home. I haven’t spent a summer at home in more than three years, so[Read More…]

by May 21, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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Netflix Picks

Despite telling ourselves that we will be incredibly active and productive this summer, it is inevitable that most of us will spend many hours on our favorite site, Netflix. But, with so many TV shows and movies to choose from, many of which can be pretty disappointing, it’s hard to[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
COLLISIONRECORDS

In season four, Ygritte (Rose Leslie) and Thormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju) prepare to march on the South.

Television Review: ‘Game of Thrones’

★★★★★   This article contains spoilers.   This Sunday, “Game of Thrones” returned with its fourth season, so highly anticipated that Deadline.com reported that viewership had increased 52 percent since the third season opener and HBO Go crashed from the amount of traffic. But although the show ended on a[Read More…]

Spring Fashion Issue

Spring Fashion Issue

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task and The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success but earns[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

LIONSGATEKatniss Everdeen faces new challenges in the second film. Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Finding Novel Procrastination in Prose

Now that midterms have officially hit and I’ve become swamped with papers and studying, I’ve decided it’s the perfect time to take up a new hobby: procrastination. I’ve finally been catching up on “The Mindy Project” and “New Girl” (Ferguson is easily the highlight of this season so far), and[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Risky Tracks Match Miley’s Adult Image

Risky Tracks Match Miley’s Adult Image

5/5 stars With the don of her new image, Miley Cyrus is essentially flipping off the music world with a giant foam finger. With the release of her provocative fourth album — her first album out of Disney’s shadow — Cyrus proves she’s not only unashamed and unafraid to be[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments The Guide