Author Archives: Amelia Magnani

A Cicada Surge: All the Facts

Brood X, or the Great Eastern Brood, is characterized by their bright red eyes and loud noises heard everywhere. They will make their first appearance in seventeen years all across the Eastern U.S. and parts of the New England coast.  Brood Ten first emerged as nymphs in April of 2004, and the full brood post-emergence was somewhere around June 2004,

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COVID and the Oscars

The 93rd annual Academy Awards, held Sunday, April 25, saw changes in both the event and its nominations and awards.  COVID’s effect has been seen continually throughout this past year, sparing not even the most notable of award ceremonies. One of the most noticeable differences in this year’s show was the missing audience. The Oscar’s home audienced totaled somewhere around

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BookTok Book Recs

Many users on Tik-Tok, a social media platform that gained traction around the summer of 2019, have taken to the app to form a league of readers known as “Book Tok.” On “Book Tok” discussions occur among readers about worth-it books, overrated conundrums, and essential reads. These powerful opinions have made their way into retail outlets including Barnes and Noble,

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Remembering Sojourner Truth This Women’s History Month

During Women’s History Month, possibly one of the most impactful women in history, Sojourner Truth is honored and recognized for her significant achievements we see the effect of today.  Truth, most known for her work in the nineteenth century as an outspoken civil and women’s rights activist as well as an advocate of abolition and temperance, was born in Ulster

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