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Winter Openings

Happy New Year, readers! Are you looking to enhance your writing portfolio this year? The Hudsucker is looking for new writers to join our team! If you are a dedicated, passionate writer, send your application to us. We are looking for friendly individuals who can be team players, are sociable and enthusiastic personalities with a sense of humor […]

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“Just Super” – Mixing Superheroes with Wine While Fighting Sexism

Last year, acclaimed director and writer Joss Whedon didn’t hold back with his frustration towards the film industry’s treatment of female superheroes. In an interview with Digital Spy, the filmmaker spoke out about how sexism has prevented production of female-led superhero movies, saying how “there is genuine, recalcitrant, intractable sexism, and old-fashioned quiet misogyny that goes on.” It’s an evident […]

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American Idol XIV: Ain’t No Party Like A Top 11 Party

Our writer and Idol expert, Andrew Rogers is back this season covering the popular FOX reality show, “American Idol“. The pressure is on and the stakes are high as the musical competition searches for a real superstar in its fourteenth year. With weekly recaps discussing the contestants’ performances and choices, Rogers looks ahead at what’s in-store each week […]

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How to Succeed During the “Courtship” of an Interview

With the holiday lull well behind us and the first hiring season of 2015 already in gear, many people are prepping themselves for one of the most nerve-racking situations that they hope will connect them with the job of their dreams. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been in the workforce for twenty years or just […]

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American Idol XIV: The Top 12 Perform – “Back to the Start”

Our writer and Idol expert, Andrew Rogers is back this season covering the popular FOX reality show, “American Idol“. The pressure is on and the stakes are high as the musical competition searches for a real superstar in its fourteenth year. With weekly recaps discussing the contestants’ performances and choices, Rogers looks ahead at what’s in-store each week […]

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Movie Review: About a (Robot) Boy – “Chappie”

The science–fiction genre is filled with several examples of creatures that are more human than human beings. Most of them come across as heavy–handed morality tales that leave audiences wondering why they spent time and money being lectured on why humans and corporations are terrible, yet the things humans and corporations create are not. Movies […]

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Chronic Illnesses and Loneliness (And How to Keep It at Bay)

Illness doesn’t exactly lend itself to socializing. Think about it for a moment: How often do you put being sick and hanging out in the same context? Being sick is unpleasant. Being around the sick is also unpleasant, both because they are sick and because the well person suffers too. They worry, they wonder, they adjust their own […]

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Partying it Up and Checkin’ Out: Luke Bryan’s Farewell to Spring Break

With Luke Bryan releasing the final installment in his mega popular Spring Break series this Tuesday, the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year is finally hanging up his shades and packing up the sunscreen to say farewell to the college party scene with his latest record, Spring Break…Checkin’ Out.

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American Idol XIV: The Top 8 Girls Sing Motown

Our writer and Idol expert, Andrew Rogers is back this season covering the popular FOX reality show, “American Idol“. The pressure is on and the stakes are high as the musical competition searches for a real superstar in its fourteenth year. With weekly recaps discussing the contestants’ performances and choices, Rogers looks ahead at what’s in-store each week […]

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How To Makeover Your Salad

Greens are a necessary part of a healthy diet and salads are the way many of us end up eating them. Thinking about the connotation that the word “salad” has (are you grimacing?)—eating them this way is probably more out of convenience than out of want. When I started changing the way I ate a […]

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American Idol XIV: The Top 8 Guys Sing Motown

Our writer and Idol expert, Andrew Rogers is back this season covering the popular FOX reality show, “American Idol“. The pressure is on and the stakes are high as the musical competition searches for a real superstar in its fourteenth year. With weekly recaps discussing the contestants’ performances and choices, Rogers looks ahead at what’s in-store each week […]

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A “Piece By Piece” Review of Kelly Clarkson’s New Album

On March 3rd, pop artist Kelly Clarkson released her sixth full-length album since she first won American Idol back in 2002, entitled Piece By Piece. Amid the current controversy of Phillip Phillips’ struggle to get out of his contract with Idol‘s 19 Entertainment, it perhaps comes as no surprise that Kelly is a little relieved […]

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“I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar”: A Playlist for International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, an event committed to celebrating the amazing achievements of incredible women and raising awareness of the important issue of women’s equality. Annually, organizations from communities worldwide host special events and run campaigns for the purpose of bringing women together to connect with and inspire one another.

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Letter from the Editor: Spring Fever

As the weeks grow milder and longer days arrive, we will start to see the beautiful blossoms of nature and the warmth of summer’s approach. The early days of spring give me such an incredible feeling of merriment and joy, especially on long and welcomed walks in the woods that reveal not just the beautiful signs of the season, but everything that is to follow in the next months—warmer weather, bright sunshine, and an array of colors to brighten our days.

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Credit Check: Building and Maintaining Good Credit

Once upon a time all you needed was your word to get you by. In the not horribly distant past you could pop into your local grocery store, pick up the necessities and have them charge it to your account with the clerk knowing that you’d be by in the future to settle your check. […]

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6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Even though we’ll be through with this month in a couple of days, with a good portion of the Northeast still under a blanket of snow and dealing with freeze temps that just will not let up, many of us are finding ourselves stuck inside. I’m a pretty big fan of winter but even I […]

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