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Movie Review: There’s a Lot To ‘Larb’ About ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Warning: this review contains spoilers. While Spider-Man and Marvel Cinematic Universe fans were eagerly anticipating the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, many casual moviegoers viewed it with skepticism. The abundance of superhero movies that come out every year have lead to some inevitable fatigue in regards to the genre, and the third incarnation of Spider-Man in […]

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All: 5 Reasons Why You Should Still Play Pokémon Go

One year ago today, Pokémon Go was released as an app for mobile phones and became an instant hit. Though there were complaints about the functionality and navigation of the app, all summer long people walked around their respective cities trying to catch as many Pokémon as possible. There were a lot of benefits to playing, including […]

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I Want Candy: A Sweet Playlist for National Candy Month

Who doesn’t love candy? Hard candy, gummy candy, sour candy, chocolate candy, caramel candy; the list goes on. There’s literally something for everyone when it comes to candy, so much so that it even gets its own month of the year. June is National Candy Month, and there is much to celebrate about this sweet […]

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Top 5 for 5: Katherine Ranks Her Favorite Superhero Movies

Senior Managing Editor, Katherine Hernandez, has been part of The Hudsucker since the very beginning, and her love of superhero movies has been apparent since day one. It’s only natural that for her Top 5 for 5 she’d choose to rank her all-time favorite movies in the genre. I wasn’t raised on comic books, but […]

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6 Great Musical Moments From ‘The Simpsons’ We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

The season finale of The Simpsons is this Sunday, and after 28 seasons, there is a lot to be celebrated about the show. One of the best things the show does is musical moments. While their original songs and parodies are some of the best on TV, some of the greatest moments on the show are […]

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Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Is a Worthy Sequel

Warning: this review contains spoilers. When Marvel released Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, it took everyone by surprise. A superhero movie in space featuring some of Marvel’s lesser known characters, including a talking tree and a raccoon, became a runaway hit with audiences. Because of that, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a lot to […]

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They’ll Never Stop The Simpsons: Their 7 Best Seasons in Honor of 30 Years

On April 19, 1987, The Simpsons debuted as an animated short titled “Good Night” on Fox’s The Tracey Ullman Show. While the drawings were less sophisticated than they are now, the dynamic and humor of the Simpson family was there from day one. After 48 shorts over three seasons on The Tracey Ullman Show, their own primetime animated […]

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Read On! 5 Amazing Benefits of Going to Your Local Library

When most people think of libraries, they think of books and getting shushed by librarians. Though public libraries still have plenty of books, the quiet buildings where people only come to read and study are largely a thing of the past. Sure those things are still prevalent, but these days the public library has almost become […]

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When the Man Comes Around: Looking Back on the Wolverine Trilogy

Warning: this article contains spoilers. In 2000, a relative unknown named Hugh Jackman stole the show playing Wolverine in X-Men. Though his casting didn’t garner much enthusiasm from fans at the time, over the course of 17 years, Jackman has become synonymous with the character, much like Robert Downey Jr. and his portrayal of Iron […]

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8 Essential Daria Episodes in Honor of Its 20th Anniversary

Daria premiered on MTV 20 years ago in March 1997. What started out as a Beavis & Butthead spinoff quickly became a hit in its own right. The cartoon about a jaded, antisocial high schooler and her family and people in her life struck a chord with many. The series lasted five seasons and spawned two […]

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5 Reasons to Be Excited About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday at 2:00 a.m., and admittedly it’s kind of a hard sell. We lose an hour of sleep, which affects everyone’s sleep schedules and can be especially problematic for those with children and pets. But there are also benefits for having to spring forward. The days get longer and there […]

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5 Recipes to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Today is National Pizza Day, which is quite possibly the best food holiday all year. Pizza is the perfect food for every occasion – cold pizza for breakfast, fancy pizza for dinner, delivery to a party, and so on. Some of my favorite childhood food memories are of pizza days at school, and even into […]

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How New Years Resolutions Benefited Me So Far in 2017

New Years resolutions have always been easier said than done for me. Every year I decide certain things I want to do (or not do) to better myself, but I usually end up giving up or forgetting sometime around mid-January. For 2017, I initially decided against setting any kind of resolutions that I would force […]

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7 Easy Breakfast Recipes to Start the New Year

Parents always tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when you have the option of sleeping in for a few more minutes or quickly stuffing food in your face, breakfast tends to be overlooked. Eating breakfast, even if it’s something small, can give a much needed energy boost in […]

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5 Recipes for Using up Leftover Candy Canes

‘Tis the season for candies and sweets, and one of the most prominent this time of year is candy canes. Though peppermint is the traditional flavor, these days candy canes come in almost every flavor imaginable. But what about leftover candy canes? If left too long they can get sticky and melt, but throwing them […]

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