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Weekly Update, 9/30/18

Film/Entertainment

September 30, 2018

New Paint Aims to Cool Buildings

A new polymer coating has been proven to reflect a majority of solar energy. The polymer uses a network of micro cavities to reflect light rather than trapping it.

The most immediate practical application

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Weekly Update, 9/2/18

Film/Entertainment

September 2, 2018

Nintendo Fans Await ‘Animal Crossing’ Switch Announcement

This past summer’s E3 was missing some major players. For one, there was no announcement from Nintendo of a new ‘Animal Crossing’ game for the Switch.

Then, just last week, Nintendo released a

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The Plan Behind the Packaging: Leading Designers Moree Wu and Sijia Zhang Give a Pre-Holiday Crash Course on the...

Left Brain, Right Brain, Tech, The Arts

December 6, 2018

The holidays are a time of year when commercial design is prominent. From the boxes that hold our most coveted wishlist gifts to the timeless posters of classic Holiday movies, the holiday season seems like one big competition to gain

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Bassist Ole Kirkeng on the Ins and Outs of Being a Musician in 2018

Music, Right Brain

October 12, 2018

Ever since the days of Napster and the subsequent digitization of music, the entire industry has been undergoing all kinds of changes, suffering some inevitable growing pains along the way. And the rise of independent record labels and artists has

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UN Report on US Poverty Puts the Blame on Politics

Right Brain

June 25, 2018

A United Nations report on poverty in the US released this week cited levels of inequality to be increasing under Trump’s presidency. Despite being considered the “land of opportunity,” the report states that the US has some of the highest

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Anthony Bourdain: a Legacy of Food, Culture, and Travel

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

June 14, 2018

In the mid-aughts when his show No Reservations premiered, Anthony Bourdain was the punk rock writer/chef America didn’t know it needed. Growing up in suburban, middle class New Jersey in the ‘60s, Bourdain always had a thirst for just the

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Spotlight in Screenwriting: an Interview with Karolyn Carnie

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

June 11, 2018

Humans inherently love great writing, and literary classics can come from any corner of recorded history. From Homer’s “The Odyssey” to George Orwell’s “1984,” stories told through written language have served as the foundation for countless films. According to a

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‘Ye’ and the Conflict of Artistry

Music, Right Brain

June 6, 2018

Kanye’s new album Ye dropped this week, transporting listeners into a cerebral, personal headspace that feels intimately like a step inside the inner-workings of Kanye’s mind. It comes at a time when West has seen a flurry of media attention,

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Behind the Big Screen: an Interview with Gemma Karlsen

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

May 29, 2018

How do the most talented actors and actresses seemingly become entirely different people every few months, completely evolving to new roles and personalities? This is a tough question to answer, but luckily we have some valuable insight on the subject

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World’s Largest Cruise Ship is a Floating Mega-Resort

Right Brain

April 22, 2018

The Royal Caribbean, an international cruise ship company, is turning heads with the release of the Symphony of Seas, the biggest cruise ship ever built. The incredible vessel weighs 228,081 tons and offers more activities and amenities than a standard

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