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It has been five years and the Jonas Brothers are still ruining my life

I love new music. It's exciting and wonderful and because it's not a physical, stationary thing, it provides us with an ever-changing life soundtrack. New music is amazing. So... Where is it? Why does the catalog of music on my iPhone only come from the years between 2007 and 2014??? Okay, that's a bit dramatic.… Continue reading It has been five years and the Jonas Brothers are still ruining my life

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Book Review: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

Synopsis: I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin. At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly effect: it… Continue reading Book Review: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

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‘Jane The Virgin’ Season 4 Finale: My Thoughts and Theories

Jane The Virgin is a show that has meant the world to me for many years. I see my life and the things I care about, reflected in Jane's life and the things she cares about. It's a show that has brought me closer to my culture and made me proud of who I am.… Continue reading ‘Jane The Virgin’ Season 4 Finale: My Thoughts and Theories

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Do I Give [Insert Problematic Band Here] A Second Chance?

Last week 5 Seconds of Summer released "Want You Back," the Australian band's first single since 2015. I didn't care. Until I saw my friends tweeting positive reviews of the song. Friends I trust wholeheartedly. Let me take you back to my senior year of high school. 2014. I've been following 5 Seconds of Summer for about… Continue reading Do I Give [Insert Problematic Band Here] A Second Chance?

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Adventures In Baking: 8-bit Heart Cookies

I have always loved to bake and cook. Always. I think it's something fun and therapeutic to do, and seeing people enjoy something you make is always nice. In December, I jumped into the world of Rosanna Pansino and her YouTube baking series, Nerdy Nummies. She makes baked goods inspired by or from nerd and… Continue reading Adventures In Baking: 8-bit Heart Cookies

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Adventures In Photography: Pink Balloon Shoot

In January I purchased what I like to call my "serious" camera. It's a Canon EOS Rebel T6, and I purchased it largely with my future in mind. I'm graduating in May with a degree in Journalism. To put things simply: A future in journalism (and media in general) now almost requires a writer to… Continue reading Adventures In Photography: Pink Balloon Shoot