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Jessica Dong

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Cage the Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ Keenly Grapples with Life’s Exhaustible Pleasures

Midlife crises deserve their own soundtrack, and Cage the Elephant rightfully rises to the occasion to prove it on their fifth album.

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What I Learned After Trying to Pursue Happiness at Boston’s ‘Happy Place’

In the selfie-centric labyrinth of charming props, it seems that Happy Place doesn’t necessarily allow you to feel happy. Instead, it limits you to create a facade of happiness.

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‘Turn Up Charlie’ Fails to Live Up to its Name

“Turn Up Charlie” is still an uncaptivating, average show that takes a promising premise and replaces it with shallowness and predictability.

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Arts Playlist: 5 Angsty Songs to Accompany You on the Journey of a Drastic Hair Change

These songs will help accompany the rollercoaster ride of even the brightest pink streaks, the hair-drying bleach, and the scissors that reverse months of hair growth within seconds.


Black C.A.S.T. Aims to Bring Color and Emotion to the Stage with “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

“It’s a chance to celebrate the beauty of black women,” Emily N. Orr ’21, the show’s producer, said.

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Why Phoebe Bridgers’s Take on the Breakup Song Matters in the Age of #MeToo

“Motion Sickness,” is now part of the larger picture of how Adams exploited the power imbalance between himself and promising female musicians.

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Lil Pump Visits Harvard, Gives ‘Commencement Speech’ at WHRB

Decked out in bright garb, colorful dreadlocks, and a Harvard beanie, rapper Lil Pump promoted his latest album “Harverd Dropout" at WHRB, Feb. 28.