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Thrones Talk: 'The Long Night'

For years, people have discussed how the Night King in “Game of Thrones” and his White Walkers might end up on the throne. At first, it seemed like a far-fetched theory, but as “The Long Night” continued, it seemed more and more evident that the theory may have not been far-fetched after all.

Thrones Talk: ‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms’

For the past week, the first episode of Game of Thrones dominated the cultural conversation. The first episode was a solid re-entry into the world of Westeros. The anticipation for the second episode was still high. 

Thrones Talk: 'Winterfell'

On Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:00pm, I experienced a moment I had been waiting for after almost two full years. It was the Game of Thrones premiere. The Game of Thrones premiere is especially meaningful this year because it is the final Game of Thrones premiere. Much of the audience, including myself, have followed these characters for years. It’s going to be hard to say goodbye.

“Mary Poppins Returns” Review

 As the final weeks of the semester approach us, we all need a minute to sit down, relax and watch a mindlessly entertaining movie. On Friday, Campus Life played “Mary Poppins Returns.” 

“You” Review

How fast does it take for something to become a cultural phenomenon? With Netflix’s weekly Friday 3 a.m. dropping of shows, I think the most culturally appropriate answer is: a weekend. Note there are some spoilers. 

The 91st Annual Oscar Nominations

On Jan. 22, the 91st annual Academy Award nominations were announced. While there were some disappointments, there's a lot to unpack regarding the lineup of nominations.