Kimberly Henrickson

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Black Anthology preview: Staying ‘woke’

Black Anthology, Washington University’s oldest student-run cultural show, returns this weekend with “woke.” I sat down with senior Schuyler Atkins, the show’s director, and freshman Chris Gauss, an actor in the performance. Here’s what I learned.

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TV review: ‘Master of None’

In his latest project, the Netflix series “Master of None,” Aziz Ansari continues with this trend of experimental comedy. “Master of None” is a scripted series, a departure from the hour-long stand-up specials comedy fans have come to expect from Netflix partnerships, in which Ansari explores the nuances of millennial life, from relationships with parents to the idea of having children.

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In memoriam: Netflix content that I won’t miss

Gone yet not forgotten, a few iconic films and television series will desert our Netflix repertoire this month. While Netflix can often overwhelm its subscribers with a plethora of quality entertainment to choose from, some of its content isn’t as promising. Here’s a eulogy for a few offerings I will not miss.

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Point/Counterpoint: “Trap Queen” by Fetty Wap

This summer, Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” demonstrated the power of new music distribution methods (the song first appeared on SoundCloud), riding a wave of momentum that began early in the year and drove the song into “song of the summer” contention. The song also sparked Fetty’s rapid ascendance, landing him two more top-15 hits (“My Way” and “679”) and a Drake remix. With Fetty’s debut album scheduled for a September release, Tyler Friedman, staff writer, and Kimberly Henrickson, film editor, debate the merits of the singer’s breakthrough hit.

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‘La Vida Es Un Carnaval’ celebrates and educates

This weekend, the Association of Latin American Students presented “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” for the 16th year. Carnaval, a blended showcase of dances and skits, both celebrated Latin American culture and pointed out intersectional issues that are prevalent in our society, even within the microcosm of Washington University.

| Film Editor

That show was still on? The rise and fall of ‘Glee’

Last week, “Glee” aired its series finale. Confused because you didn’t know it was still on? I know that I was.

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Better know an admin: Meet Dean Sharon Stahl

I sat down with Sharon Stahl, the vice chancellor for students, to get to know her a little better.

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Jump right in: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’

“How to Get Away with Murder,” Shonda Rimes’ freshman drama, returns tonight for the second half of its season. Here’s an easy guide to understanding the complex plot so that you can save your binge-catching-up for the weekend and watch without confusion!

| Staff Writer

Eat this, not that! Green Monday edition

The Green Monday pledge asks students to eat vegetarian meals at least every Monday, in the interest of promoting sustainability and reducing the University’s carbon footprint. Check out this list of the best vegetarian meal alternatives from around campus and take the pledge without fear!

| Movies Editor

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

From the opening scene of the rubble previously known as District 12, to the characteristically cliff-hanger end only two hours later, “Mockingjay—Part 1” grips its audience in intrigued suspense for its entire duration, relenting not for a bathroom run or even a two-second glance at a watch.

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