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Kiryu Coco is a virtual YouTuber and a Fourth Generation Hololive member. She’s caring and speaks her mind when it comes to various topics, and I can’t help but love her for that.

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Last year, I received the book "Cub" by Cynthia L. Copeland as a gift. I thought it was a sweet gift, but memoirs and autobiographies are not my initial go-to genres. It could be from all the years of having to do research papers for school, but memoirs are not my favorite. Thus, one of my f…

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Before the pandemic broke out, my friends and I were planning our summer activities. The summer of 2020 was supposed to be perfect; my high school friends and I would all be home from college, and we were eager to go on adventures with the new friends we all made at our respective schools.

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The publishing company, Penguin Random House, LLC., used to have a program called "First to Read," where they offered several books from different genres. You could either take your chances and enter a raffle to get the book of your choice, or, if you had enough points, you could spend them …

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I trail my fingers across the neatly organized shelves when something catches my eye. The book is small and bright turquoise, with gold lettering and a simple illustration. The cover reads, “Icefall.” 

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One reason I love reading is that it engages the imagination. It requires readers to visualize things they thought they could never conceive of themselves. "The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray," by B.A. Williams, takes readers on a journey and shows readers what can happen when you us…

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Victorian pieces have always caught my attention, and I could never put into words why until now. Public Broadcast Service (PBS) released a female detective series last year that ticks all the boxes for me; "Miss Scarlet and the Duke" is clever, witty and smart. With brilliant writing and a …

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Akai Haato, or Haachama, is a virtual YouTuber who is a virtual Youtuber agency called Hololive. She has been around in the YouTube community since June 2, 2018. 

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When it comes to fiction novels that fall under the horror category, Stephen King is a name that has captivated many audiences for decades. His unique story plots and terrifying creatures have kept patrons curious about how the author could come up with such rare ideas. Out of all the books …

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"Murdoch Mysteries'' is a show about a detective in late 19th century Canada, solving crimes with technology that he considers modern and innovative. A former coworker introduced me to this show, but I didn't have a way to watch it when she recommended it. I described this show to my sister,…

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Viewers can define a good movie through the emotions they feel while watching it, and the lessons they learn from it.

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“Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” is a hair-raising and spine-chilling four-part series that will make your skin crawl. Elisa Lam is a 21-year-old female who goes missing in downtown Los Angeles, without a trace left behind. As a young adult, she set out to explore the world. S…

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Sakura Miko, if you want to spell it out in Japanese, or Miko Sakura, if you want to spell it out in English, is a virtual YouTuber and a member of Hololive, a virtual Youtuber agency company.

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Netflix’s 2018 original series, “The Haunting of Hill House," is a masterfully curated horror mini-series that knows how to get under your skin, into your head and keep you coming back for more. Based at the beautifully designed and wonderfully haunted Hill House, the show makes you sit and …

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With it now being March, that means that St. Patrick's Day is coming around the corner. Coming from an Irish family, it is a holiday celebrated all year round in my house, but especially for the next couple of weeks. One way that my family has embraced this holiday is by sharing literature t…

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The North Brunswick Library is hosting a virtual workshop, “Mindfulness Meditation,” via Zoom on March 8 at 7:30-8:30 p.m. to teach the community how to decrease stress and improve focus. 

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My favorite childhood book begins with the line, “It was winter in New York City and the days were short.” This simple yet eloquent line sets the tone for the entire novel. 

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Whether it be in terms of books or movies, many people argue that the sequel is never as good as the original. In most cases, I would agree but in one particular book series, I think the second book kept my interest a lot more. “P.S. I Still Love You” by Jenny Han, is a book that I had no de…

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The Middlesex College Library is planning their recurring Library Coffeehouse via Zoom for April 22 at 2 p.m.

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The Middlesex College Library is holding a “Make a 3D Object in Tinkercad” Workshop via Zoom on March 4 at 2 and 6 p.m. to help students create and edit 3D objects.

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, there are a lot of romance books and novels that are resurfacing. Many love stories can have repetitive storylines but some of the new romance novels I have read provide the reader with a unique plot. 

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Middlesex College’s Dance Ensemble is planning to film its spring concert on campus scheduled for late April. 

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George Street Playhouse starts its new season online via a streaming service in February to bring theater back while following coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocol. 

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Wanda and Vision are an unusual couple, and that’s a given due to the trailers leading up to the sitcom’s release, but there is a lot of stuff in “WandaVision” that I love.

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Wanda and Vision are an unusual couple, and that’s a given due to the trailers leading up to the sitcom’s release, but there is a lot of stuff in “WandaVision” that I love.

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Middlesex County residents faced heavy snowfall on Dec. 16 persisting over the weekend leading up to Christmas, which resulted in the coverage of several Christmas decorations and surrounding fauna.

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Stepping into the Princeton Record Exchange often feels like stepping back in time. White cardboard boxes filled to the brim with records and DVDs cover every available surface. Wall-to-wall, white wooden shelves house countless stacks of CDs and a few lingering cassette tapes. Spending too …

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My favorite book is a compact green paperback with worn, almost yellow pages. The book’s bottom right corner is bent from overuse, and a thin white line, where the illustration has rubbed away, obscures part of the author’s name. The gold filigree border and font perfectly match the book’s t…

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By Jared Almanzor, Staff Writer Emiliano Rodolfo Rosales-Birou, best known as Chuggaaconroy, is a Let’s Player on YouTube and he has been around since 2008. I like to call him Chugga. He is an inspiration to me. Chugga is the reason why I stuck to gaming and why I embrace my childish side. C…

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By Lauren Denton, Staff Writer The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter and the leaves are changing color before they slowly start to fall to the ground. Not only does this mean that it is officially autumn, but it also means that Halloween is fast approaching. With the br…

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By Cassandra Maisonet, co-editor-in-chief   When finals ended last semester, I was feeling pretty burnt out.  To relax, I went on Steam to look for indie games to play.  I turned to several gaming websites to narrow down a couple of games, since there’s an overwhelming amount of indie games …

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By Luke Lombardi, Section Editor “Deserve to Die” is a psychological thriller written by Miranda Rijks. It was released last summer.  The book builds suspense and leaves you rooting against the villain the whole time. The story is told from two different perspectives. The novel offers the pe…

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By Trinity Nunez Grant, Staff Writer February is often represented by the love holiday, Valentine’s Day. This month, there are many people searching for romantic TV shows, books and movies. For anyone interested in anime, there are many romantic shows. However, “March Comes in Like a Lion” s…

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By Sebastian Casado, Copy Editor It’s been five years since Selena Gomez had a full album.  You may have heard her in one or two singles, maybe she was featured on someone else’s song, but not a full album from her since 2015.  I thought we weren’t going to be seeing more of Gomez, but […]

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By Madison Bara, Section Editor Blue Salute, MCC’s step team, invites students to attend their team tryouts in the Physical Education Center,  room A160 on Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. to join the team.  Kierra Nelson, co-captain of Blue Salute, said she encourages students to join the club because it p…

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By Madison Bara Section Editor  Kappa Pi Honor Society is hosting a pop-up exhibition in the Studio Theater Gallery from March 2 – 6 to showcase the society members’ artwork.  Susan Altman, faculty advisor for Kappa Pi Honor Society, said this exhibition is the only one on campus that is run…

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The 2019 thriller “Girl Most Likely”, written by Max Allan Collins and published by Thomas & Mercer, is about a young chief of police named Krista Larson who goes to her high school reunion. In the beginning grudges arise and bodies are found. Thus, Krista enlists the help of her father …

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Jade Borges Managing Editor   “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,” a 2017 science novel by Neil deGrasse Tyson, was extremely interesting and educational. The purpose of the book is to teach about astrophysics in slightly over 200 pages, which is much shorter than the average book of this g…

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By: Jade Borges, Managing Editor “Bird Box”, a Netflix original movie based on the 2014 novel of the same name, was released on Dec. 13, 2018 and left many viewers disappointed. The post-apocalyptic thriller follows the story of Mallorie, played by Sandra Bullock, who attempts to survive in …

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By Zoe Florius, A&E Editor  This article contains spoilers. “Siempre Bruja,” a Netflix original, was advertised as being a show centered on the power and strength of an Afro-Colombian witch named Carmen. The show is set in 17thcentury Cartagena, where Carmen is enslaved. At a slave aucti…

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By Zoe Florius, Managing Editor The Visual, Performing and Media Arts (VPMA) department is hosting “Circle Mirror Transformation” in the Studio Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Anna DeMers, a professor …

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By Mike Daniewicz Staff Writer “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a 2018 biopic film about the legendary band Queen that primarily focuses on the band’s lead singer, Freddie Mercury. Overall, the movie was okay. It was well-made and well-acted, but was overall mediocre, and perhaps for some, underwhelmi…

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By Dana Lauria Staff Writer Photographer Nan Goldin’s photography book, “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” (“Ballad”), is a visual diary of colored photographs taken between 1979 and 1986 of Goldin’s daily life. She had an obsession with documenting everything exactly how it was. She religiou…

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By Dana Lauria Staff Writer The Visual, Performing and Media Arts (VPMA) department hosted the “On and Off the Wall” faculty and staff art exhibition from Oct. 9 to Nov. 21 in the Studio Theatre gallery. Denise Rompilla, VPMA professor, said, “The work on display reflects the vibrancy found …

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By Felipe Marroquin Staff Writer The newest installment of the “Call of Duty” (“CoD”) franchise, “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4,” released on Friday, Oct. 12. With its release came praise and criticism. As an avid “CoD” fan, I played on day one. The multiplayer game has a total of 12 maps and 10…

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By Alexander Salazar Staff Writer The Visual, Performing and Media Arts Department hosted “Saturday Night in the City,” a rock musical showcase, on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Studio Theatre of the Performing Arts Center. Before the show started, audience members were invite…

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By Mike Daniewicz Staff Writer Author Don Winslow wrote two novels about the War on Drugs. The first was “The Power of the Dog,” published in 2006. The second was “The Cartel,” published in 2015. Both novels follow numerous characters in a multi-perspective story. “The Power of the Dog” foll…