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Many of Hughes' 1980s film characters were specifically created for his muse, Molly Ringwald (pictured above).

Make this John Hughes marathon your weekend’s plan

Nasya Stevenson, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Calling all John Hughes and 80s film fans! Over the weekend, I went back in time and had a John Hughes triple feature marathon. I am inspired by the love stories in two of the films. After rewatching them...

One app is getting honest with consumers about the ingredients in their every day products that could cause serious damage and health issues.

Think Dirty app gets honest with consumers

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 12, 2021

Think Dirty is an app that helps lead the charge in giving consumers honest evaluation on the health, safety and ethical practices of household, personal care and beauty products. According to the California...

Sia is facing backlash after the premiere of her new movie 'Music.'

Sia’s “Music” deemed tone-deaf

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 12, 2021

Award-winning pop icon Sia fell flat with her movie production of “Music.” While the film is supposed to tell the story of a young girl with autism who must cope with the loss of her mother, Sia received...

This week in E's Editorial, I want to take the time to unpack my intentions with working out and the dangerous slope I headed down three years ago. I also discuss how I was able to refocus myself towards a goal of strength and happiness, not obligation.

Resetting my intention with exercise

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 11, 2021

I had a tumultuous relationship with my body three years ago. More specifically, how I felt about working out. During my first year of college, I would set my alarm for before the sun even rose and...

Social Media Editor Kaitlin Ryan evaluates the newest comeback trend of chunky rings.

Trendsetter: 2000s chunky rings

Kaitlin Ryan, Social Media Editor March 11, 2021

Recurring trends allow people to put a modern spin on the previous decade’s classics. This year’s trends seem to focus on subtle boldness with statement pieces to spruce up minimalistic outfits. The...

Have we started to grow closer relationships with our phones than our friends sitting next to us?

If social media fell off the face of the Earth

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 5, 2021

So much of our everyday lives rely on our phones. They wake us up in the morning. They give us the news. They capture experiences. They guide us. They track us. They can calculate, measure and record....

It was a phase, mom.

It was a phase, mom.

Kaitlin Ryan, Social Media Editor March 5, 2021

As someone who spends a shameful amount of time scrolling through Tik Tok, I have recently recognized the shared appreciation of old trends. Tik Tok videos act as mini period pieces, encouraging viewers...

Do students feel safe at the gym? Elle Weber of The Carroll News asks students.

Do students feel safe working out? Pandemic or not

Elle Weber, The Carroll News March 5, 2021

The pandemic forced people who went to the gym on a daily basis to find creative ways to exercise. Members of organized sports teams found themselves Zooming their teammates instead of seeing them at practice....

Present-day social issues reflected in Black Panther Party-inspired film

Present-day social issues reflected in Black Panther Party-inspired film

4 Stars ★★★★ 'Judas and the Black Messiah' provides audiences with a historical drama, carried by masterful acting performances, which draws parallels between the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and today’s Black Lives Matter.
Sean Runnoe, The Carroll News March 5, 2021

“Anywhere there’s people, there’s power.” This quote from Fred Hampton, chairman of the Chicago Black Panther Party in the 1960s who was known as “The Black Messiah,” exemplifies his philosophy...

Sit back, relax and vibe out to this month's curated playlist customized by Social Media Editor Kaitlin Ryan.

March curated playlist

Kaitlin Ryan, Social Media Editor March 4, 2021

Make sure your March 2021 is marked by new beginnings, high hopes and cautious optimism with this calm and uplifting playlist of alternative jams and early-quarantine classics.      “Potions”...

Ever thought about adding a little bit of Mother Nature to your apartment? Campus Editor Rachel Scully is ready to break down the best college-friendly plants.

Five college friendly plants to spruce up your space

As the temperature outside starts to rise so will the plants. 
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 4, 2021

The sun is peeking its head out of the clouds, resulting in beautiful bits of green throughout the snow. However, students are still stuck inside. What better way to bring in the new season than bringing...

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, speaks on racism, police brutality, and domestic worker rights.

Four Black activists with dynamic voices

Nasya Stevenson and Ella Schuellerman February 27, 2021

Honoring Black Activists According to The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, founded by Carter G. Woodson, the story of Black History Month began in Chicago during the summer...

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