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‘The Worst Person in the World’ explores a woman lost in adulthood

By Scott Lerer, Collegian Staff March 7, 2022
“The Worst Person in the World” is both a romantic comedy and drama about a woman who doesn’t know what to do next.
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‘The Lost Daughter’: A story of maternal guilt and unreliability

By Ashviny Kaur, Staff Writer March 2, 2022
Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley’s standout performances of 2021 in “The Lost Daughter.”
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Seven Black designers who transformed the fashion industry

By Laleh Panahi, Collegian Correspondent March 2, 2022
Although Black History Month came to a close earlier this week, these seven Black fashion designers have left a significant mark on the fashion industry and should be celebrated no matter the time of year.
Powerful Black characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Powerful Black characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

By Shannon Moore, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began with just one movie, has now grown into an ever-expanding world of comic spectacles. However, even with its massive size, the MCU still struggles with proper...

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A Black-owned business in Northampton provides a holistic fitness space

By Samourra Rene, Collegian Staff February 28, 2022

She’s a mom, college student, fitness instructor, business owner and Board of Director; all of the hats that Aimee Salmon wears make it even more admirable when one learns how much she has dedicated...

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Karen Page is the best female representation in the Marvel Universe

By Shannon Moore, Collegian Staff February 28, 2022

Women have always been objectified on the big screen, including in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whether it be the skimpy costumes or a lack of female characters on the screen, men and women aren’t...

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Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ is even worse than I thought it would be

By Will Duffy, Collegian Staff February 28, 2022

The 1974 film “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” was, despite its flaws, a captivating, groundbreaking film that would go on to become a staple of the horror genre. So of course, Hollywood did what it does...

Horror: before and after Jordan Peele

Horror: before and after Jordan Peele

By Sierra Thornton, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

According to NPR, horror is “one of the best movie genres to invest in,” as well as one of the “most profitable.” As opposed to other genres, the return on investment is exponentially high. One...

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UMass ‘Born This Way’ fashion show leaves audience members stunned

By Samourra Rene, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Creativity is freedom. This message was expressed not just with the variety of styles at the “Born This Way” fashion show at the University of Massachusetts, but with the thoughts of the supportive...

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Recovery was essential to finding myself outside of my eating disorder

By Corinne Arel, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
This National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I’m grateful that recovery allowed me to find my true self.
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‘mother!’: A biblical allegory disguised as a harrowing psychological thriller

By Ashviny Kaur, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
An analysis of “mother!”; more than a horror movie.
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‘Uncharted’ is comfortable treading through charted territory

By Nic Roy, Collegian Correspondent February 21, 2022

Even people without prior knowledge of the video game series may be aware of the controversy that “Uncharted” has caused before its release. When the trailers released, fans were shocked at how...

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