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Taylor Swift’s Midnights: An Album for Overthinkers Everywhere

By Maya Vermeer ’26 (She/Her) Released at midnight on the 21st, the very aptly named Midnights is Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album, excluding her rerecordings. Seeing as Swift’s latest releases have been all over the board in terms of genre, many fans didn’t know quite what to expect from the 13-track Midnights, predicting anything from …

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Harry Styles stands behind Florence Pugh as both look out past the camera

Don’t Worry Darling: Does It Live Up to the Hype?

Caroline Ewing ’26 (She/Her) What happens when you mix a retrofuturist aesthetic, Black Mirror-style plot, and highly attractive cast? Only one of the most highly anticipated movies of 2022. Directed by Olivia Wilde, Don’t Worry Darling is a thriller about Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack (Harry Styles) who are happily married in a 1950s idyllic …

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Performers gather around a central dancer with their arms raised

An Ode to Ukraine: Kyiv City Ballet’s “Tribute to Peace”

Emily Smith ’26 (She/Her) On Sunday, September 18, the Kyiv City Ballet performed their program Tribute to Peace as part of the C. Shaw and Nancy K. Smith Artist Series. The Kyiv City Ballet unknowingly took one of the last flights out of the Ukraine before Russia’s invasion in February to begin their long planned …

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