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Red Queen By Victoria Aveyard : Book Review

The Bookworm, Journalist

March 15, 2020

Have you finished the Hunger Games or Divergent and are looking for something similar but different? Something to read while traveling or when you don’t know what to read? Say hello to Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard! Red Queen ...

This Must Be The Place by Maggie O’Farrell Book Review

The Bookworm, Journalist

March 15, 2020

This Must Be The Place by Maggie O’Farrell is a novel that explores the complexity of the implications we attach to words and conversations, silence and misunderstandings that eventually become more tangible than truth. The n...

King Crimson: Giving in to Streaming

Emanuele Ardillo

October 23, 2019

There are many groups in the music industry which deserve way more attention and recognition than they actually do. One of these bands is King Crimson, an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968. Their music...

Arma 3 Game Review

Alexander Carbon

June 8, 2019

You’ve probably never heard the word ‘MilSim’, an abbreviation for ‘military simulation’. Milsims are a genre in this modern era of video games, and have been around since the early 2000’s, with the series “Arma” bein...

Book Review: ‘Friend Request’

May 19, 2019

Laura Marshall’s Friend Request is a chilling narrative of what happens when secrets remain buried for too long. The novel is bold, blurry, and a page-turner. Marshall’s novel explores a world in which one must leave behi...

Book Review: ‘The Hate U Give’

The BookWorm

May 19, 2019

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is stark, emotional, and captivating. The novel follows the 16-year-old Starr and her life as a black teenage girl. The novel’s blunt, raw narrative follows Starr as she is torn between following the ac...

Book Review: ‘I am Thunder’

The BookWorm

May 19, 2019

I Am Thunder by Muhammad Khan is fresh, new, and unique. The novel follows fifteen- year-old Muzna Saleem’s journey through the increasingly Islamophobic world around her, all while while navigating her role in her community. The...

PUBG: Dead or Alive?

Alexander Carbon

May 19, 2019

It has been quite a while since I had heard PUBG mentioned anywhere so I decided to try the game out again. Is PUBG still as good of a game as it was in 2017, and how has age treated the game, fanbase, and skill level of the players?...

Avengers: Endgame- An Epic Wrap up of the Avengers Movies?

Alexander Carbon, Reporter

May 7, 2019

Avengers:Endgame, the long awaited finale to the colossal Avengers Franchise is finally here. Directed by Marvel veterans Anthony and Joe Russo and featuring most characters in the marvel universe, Avengers:Endgame has quickly become the s...

“La bellezza della verità”: Lisetta Carmi exhibition

Sophia Bare, Reporter

February 11, 2019

From October 20th to the 3rd of March, the Museo di Roma in Trastevere will be displaying the works of Lisetta Carmi, an internationally celebrated and renowned Italian photographer. The exhibition is titled “La belleza della verità...

Bumblebee: a Favorite yet a Least Favorite

Alexander Carbon

January 14, 2019

The long-awaited sixth Transformers installment, directed by Travis Knight and starring Hailee Steinfeld, Bumblebee acts as a prequel to the original transformers, and with the plot to match. The film opens like most Transfor...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Not Quite a Champion

Lucie Dumont, Reporter, Editor

December 4, 2018

“I like formulas”, says a greedy record producer in Bohemian Rhapsody. Clearly, he’s not alone, as the new Freddie Mercury musical seems to rely on Hollywood’s tired biopic formula. One would expect a film about a roc...

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