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Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]

Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]

Grace Xu

September 25, 2020

I’ve never been a big fan of “To Be Read” lists, more commonly known as “TBR” lists, because I’m a firm believer in reading books for fun without feeling a sense of obligation. With that being said… I present to you my TBR. (Alright, so maybe I do feel a sense of obligation toward read...

On the Board! Colts Vanquish Vikings (Tossing Horseshoes)

Ashwin Prasad

September 22, 2020

After an industrious weekend tending to college applications and other busywork, I needed an escape. Thankfully, we're at that time of year where the week steadily builds up to Colts football. At 1:00 p.m. sharp, Dad and I settled into our customary seats and watched the Colts kick off against the Minnesota...

Minshew Mania Marmalizes Colts (Tossing Horseshoes)

Ashwin Prasad

September 15, 2020

It was a sunny Sunday afternoon in September. As I sat down to watch the Colts open their season against the Jaguars, I couldn't help but feel that annual rush of optimism that comes with the season opener. I mentally ran down the checklist of all the great things the Colts did this offseason: sign a...

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]

Grace Xu

August 3, 2020

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe primarily follows the story of Okonkwo, set in the Nigerian Ibo villages. The first half of the novel establishes the setting and characters thoroughly, delving into the various characteristics of Ibo culture through a slice-of-life sort of pacing. The latter half then e...

folklore: A Track-By-Track Breakdown [MUSE]

folklore: A Track-By-Track Breakdown [MUSE]

Wendy Zhu

July 30, 2020

foreword: It’s been a few days since Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album, “folklore,” and I’ve finally (somewhat) recovered from the surprise drop. This album represents many firsts for Swift. It’s the first time she’s released two albums within a single year. It’s the first time s...

Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God [MUSE]

Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God [MUSE]

Grace Xu

July 20, 2020

I recently finished reading Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, and I just had to write a review. The book reads exactly like the type of literary classic you would read in school, except that it’s written by an African American author and features an entirely African American cast. ...

Book Review: Ender’s Game (Spoiler Free) [MUSE]

Book Review: Ender's Game (Spoiler Free) [MUSE]

Grace Xu

July 1, 2020

You know how some books, after you finish them, just make you feel this urge to discuss? Like willingly write a literary analysis on it, for fun, because there is so much to unpack? Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card definitely had that effect on me, so here I present unto you: a book review. (Also, I can conveni...

Movie Playlist: Avengers Assemble [MUSE]

Movie Playlist: Avengers Assemble [MUSE]

Shruthi Ravichandran

April 28, 2020

For the past seven years, I have been fully obsessed with all things Marvel. Since the release of Ant-Man, I have seen every single Marvel movie the day it was released, in theaters. So, with today being National Superhero day (and my opinion that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is way better than the...

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Grace Xu

April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been providing free reading resources for quarantined students, so reading digitally has been about the ea...

TV Playlist: Coronathon [MUSE]

Guys, this is NOT six feet apart!

Tessa Collinson and Natalie Khamis

March 17, 2020

Hi there! We’re Tessa and Natalie, this year’s entertainment editors. As movie and T.V. show lovers, we’re so excited to share our recommendations with you by guesting on Grace and Shruthi’s blog. We’ve put together a list of T.V. shows and movies to binge during our four-week break. We hope yo...

Youtube Playlist: A Piece of Cake [MUSE]

Youtube Playlist: A Piece of Cake [MUSE]

Grace Xu

February 20, 2020

February is National Bake for Family Fun Month, and I swear that the most therapeutic activity—besides baking itself, of course—is watching baking videos. Those YouTube cooking channels (and I’m not talking about Buzzfeed Tasty, although those videos are fun too) with beautiful camera angles and AS...

TV Playlist: Galentine’s Day [MUSE]

TV Playlist: Galentine's Day [MUSE]

Shruthi Ravichandran

February 13, 2020

Happy Galentine's Day! First commemorated in an episode of "Parks and Recreation" this day symbolizes celebrating your girl friends and friendship. So grab a couple of your gal pals close, tell them how much you love them, and look through this list of TV's best female dynamic duos to figure out which...