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Prepare for post-graduate media consumption with the Voice staff

The Voice Staff Seniors suggest media for post-graduate life.  The Graduate The 1967 classic The Graduate has rightly been heralded as one of the greatest films ever made. It boasts superior acting, courtesy of Dustin Hoffman’s career-defining performance, and perhaps the best soundtrack in history, courtesy of Simon and Garfunkel. Despite being remembered for the […]

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Prepare for post-graduate media consumption with the Voice staff

The Voice Staff Seniors suggest media for post-graduate life. The Graduate The 1967 classic The Graduate has rightly been heralded as one of the greatest films ever made. It boasts superior acting, courtesy of Dustin Hoffman’s career-defining performance, and perhaps the best soundtrack in history, courtesy of Simon and Garfunkel. Despite being remembered for the […]

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Rethinking Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar’s new album DAMN. is now the number one album according to the Billboard Charts. Kendrick continued to impress with amazing instrumental production and thought-provoking verses for any listener. One verse in particular that I’ve been thinking over is on the song “DNA.” It is a sample of a FOX News clip in which […]

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Reasons why 13 Reasons Why is not “must-binge” TV

Waverly Hart Contributing Writer Trigger warning: Suicide and self-harm On March 31, 2017 Netflix released the drama 13 Reasons Why, a series of 13 hour-long episodes detailing the events leading up to a high school girl’s suicide. The show explores the cumulative effects that bullying, backstabbing, false rumors and sexual assault can have on a […]

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Kendrick Lamar does it again with album — DAMN.

Waverly Hart Contributing Writer After creating one of the most critically acclaimed and socially influential hip hop albums, To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar has returned with an LP divergent from his earlier works, but no less exceptional. DAMN., the fourth studio album from the Compton-based rapper, consists of 14 tracks in which Lamar recounts […]

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On Feel-Good Media

“Feel-good” content often implies a picture of a cute shiba inu staring at you from the cozy inseams of a Buzzfeed article, usually doe-eyed, usually the color of buttered toast. A feel good story, on the other hand: that’s something surprisingly personal. You’ve got a whole world of content that can distract you from failing […]

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