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Monique I. Vobecky

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Arts Vanity: Top 10 Rookie Mistakes Made in the 'Hunger Games'

I took it upon myself to craft together 10 of the biggest mistakes rookies would make in the Hunger Games.

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‘Till’ Review: A Must-See True Story That Should Never Be Forgotten

Whether for the film’s portrayal of the horrors of racism or its commentary on the importance of fighting for justice, everyone should see “Till.”

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‘Enola Holmes 2’ Review: Lackluster In Comparison to Its Successful Predecessor

Even though “Enola Holmes 2” dims in comparison to the first film in the mystery series, it is charming nonetheless.

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‘Lift Me Up’ Review: Rihanna’s Return To Music After Six Years is Understated Artistry

With the release of her new single that differs from her traditional image of a pop icon, only time will tell where the trajectory of Rihanna’s music is headed.

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‘The Watcher’ Review: An Outstandingly Terrifying Depiction of a True Story

“The Watcher” sets itself apart from other stalker films by focusing on unexpected sources of fear apart from the main antagonist.

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'Mr. Harrigan's Phone' Review: Charming Yet Unremarkable Stephen King Adaptation

“Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” shies away from the reputed author’s traditional horror and instead errs on the side of a charming coming-of-age short story.

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‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ Review: A Flawed But Compelling Bestseller Retelling

As a film, “‘Luckiest Girl Alive” succeeds in delivering a strong message that involves complex themes. However, it is in the film’s core scenes of violence and trauma that it fails to reach its potential.

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From Our Bookshelves: ‘The Hunger Games’

Reading the novel filled in the blanks of the story I saw on the screen — building a foundation for my admiration for Collin’s series that has lasted for over ten years.


Harvard Student Groups Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

Student groups at Harvard are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting cultural events and discussions on campus.

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Vol. 2 Review: An Exhilarating, Tear-Jerking Climax of A Penultimate Season

“Stranger Things’” most successful and engaging season to date embraces the horror genre while moving away from the original, lighter-hearted sci-fi elements of the first few seasons.

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Stars On Ice Review: Figure Skating Experts Dazzle in Boston

With a mix of both individual, pair, and group performances, the show was a theatrical spectacle of bright lights, mash-ups of hit songs, and mystifying on-ice stunts.

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Where Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Lives Today

Here are the houses, dormitories, professorships, streets, and towns that memorialize Harvard affiliates responsible for enslaving people and promoting racial discrimination.

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Here are Five Key Findings From Harvard’s Long-Awaited Report on its Ties to Slavery

Harvard University released a landmark report on Tuesday that detailed the school’s extensive ties to slavery. Here are five key takeaways from the long-awaited report.

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The Rationale Behind the Modern Obsession with Period Dramas

What’s not to love about period dramas?

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Creative Writing Collective Organizes South Asian Poetry Series

From the end of March through last week, the Harvard Creative Writing Collective held a series of poetry readings hosted by South Asian authors.