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The Story of Red and Blue

The Story of Red and Blue

I don’t think it’s an overstatement anymore to say that there are thousand of educational Youtube channels. Crash Course and Khan Academy lead the category, but tons of people upload new content trying to teach random strangers anything from geopolitics to physics to linguistics. Frankly, it’s hard to think of topics you can’t just learn […]

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!BEWARE!: The Androgynous Woman

!BEWARE!: The Androgynous Woman

Beware the androgynous woman! Her fluidity is unnatural, her deviance uncommon. She is unreadable, and therefore unpredictable. She is a danger And yet, you cannot look away. The mystery of what hides between, The soft flesh of her thighs, Draws you in like a moth to flame. What she slips between her lips is a […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE BASIC B!T¢H

A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE BASIC B!T¢H

Spirited Away (2001) I know I’ve said this before about My Neighbor Totoro, but everyone (and I do mean everyone, even hermits and rock people) has seen Spirited Away. This movie was the top grossing animated film in Japan for literally fifteen years, until it was overtaken by Your Name in 2016. This movie is […]

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2017’s National Book Award Winners

2017’s National Book Award Winners

The National Book Foundation awarded various National Book awards on November 15, 2017. The National Book Awards are given to one author each year in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. There were 1,529 works submitted for review. 394 were in fiction, 553 in nonfiction, 245 in poetry and 337 in young […]

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The Street Art Movement: Vandalism to Urban Art

The Street Art Movement: Vandalism to Urban Art

It began as vandalism, but now is considered a flourishing art movement. Street art has not always been widely considered a valid form of artistic expression.  Perceptions of the art form have changed dramatically over the last century, garnering respect within the art form.  Instead of solely popping up as visual pollution on the sides […]

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Zombeavers is a Delightfully Awful Movie

Zombeavers is a Delightfully Awful Movie

I’m not typically a horror fan. I scream at everything, am prone to panic attacks, and hate jump scares with a passion. However, as the season grows colder and Halloween draws closer, I can’t help but try and get into the spirit of the holiday. How have I done that, you may ask? By watching […]

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The Death of Originality: High School

The Death of Originality: High School

I’ve written so many essays my thoughts just bleed together. There isn’t a single new formation or structure in them anymore. I miss my pen just hitting paper, the swirl of ink coinciding with the streams of unconscious from my brain. I can’t remember the last time I wrote for the soul of my being, or put it […]

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An Interview with Professor Janaka Lewis

An Interview with Professor Janaka Lewis

Janaka Lewis was born and raised in Georgia and formally educated in North Carolina and the Chicago area. She is a self-proclaimed daughter of the South and southern spaces and loves to both teach and write about mobile women from the mid nineteenth-century through today. Through her teaching, she specializes in early African American narratives and also […]

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An Interview with Alex Rodriguez

An Interview with Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez is a transfer student at UNC Charlotte where he is majoring in English with a minor in history. Born in Virginia Beach, Virginia, he spent most of his early childhood moving up and down the east coast. In the fourth grade, he moved to Huntersville, North Carolina where he now calls home. On […]

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Sanskrit’s 2015 Release

Sanskrit’s 2015 Release

On Thursday, March 26, the 2015 edition of Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine will be released.  What better way to celebrate this moment, then with a reception.  In the Student Union Art Gallery from 6:00pm until 8:00pm, stop by and pick up your copy of the magazine fresh off the press. While you are there, you can […]

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