A Letter to Punxsutawney Phil

Dear Punxsutawney Phil, I’m sure you’ve seen how bad 2016 went, right Phil? You’ve seen our rough start to 2017, isn’t that right, Phil? We need you now more than ever, buck-toothed shadow wizard. Now, I realize that it must be a hard life to not fully have your own identity, since you are probably Punxsutawney Phil #80, but remember that this decision, this little … Continue reading A Letter to Punxsutawney Phil

Songs for after the march: a girl-power playlist

  When I woke up on Jan. 20, I felt hopeless. Donald Trump assumed the presidency, despite his harmful rhetoric towards women and minorities. Things just felt different. Just two months earlier, I had voted for who I was so sure would be the first female president, but I was wrong. On the following day the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of other sister … Continue reading Songs for after the march: a girl-power playlist

How a YouTuber Brought Back a Short-Lived Soda from the 90s

“All that I want is a Crystal Pepsi, to share with you.” The 90s were known for its weird trends and products. Food and beverages were no exception. Which is why it was perfect timing in 1993 to introduce Crystal Pepsi, a clear cola. Initially, the product was a major success, but the fad quickly died out and Crystal Pepsi was pulled off shelves within a … Continue reading How a YouTuber Brought Back a Short-Lived Soda from the 90s

People’s Choice Awards: the best and worst looks

Actors, comedians, and musicians gathered last night for the 43rd annual, People’s Choice Awards. This year’s host, Joel McHale, brought on the jokes and babies, during the event airing live on CBS by opening with a skit with his cast-mates from “The Great Indoors,” where everyone is skeptical about his ability to host the awards show. Additionally, there were even a couple of firsts during … Continue reading People’s Choice Awards: the best and worst looks

Spotify Playlist: Alt Rock Valentines Day

Now that the start of 2017 has come and gone, Valentine’s Day is approaching faster than you think. Whether or not that statement made you groan in disgust or drift off into a daydream about your crush, there are good things about this holiday. I, for one, love the influx of candy filling up the aisles of Target and the idea of spending the night … Continue reading Spotify Playlist: Alt Rock Valentines Day

Trapped in ‘La La Land’: Review

By: Emily Arias I am a huge fan of love stories.. to the point where it’s kind of disgusting. I’ve seen Jack drown in Titanic too many times to count on my fingers (x100), I have sobbed quite a bit at the Notebook: I can’t help myself. I am obsessed with great relationships. So, when I saw the trailer for ‘La La Land’, a movie-musical … Continue reading Trapped in ‘La La Land’: Review