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Concert Review: David Cook Rocks the Pacific Northwest

David Cook is currently on tour in support of a forthcoming EP and his new single “Gimme Heartbreak.” Over nine years removed from his American Idol win, Cook plays shows steadily throughout the year, though this is the first time he’s been back to the Pacific Northwest since 2015. Playing a show in Seattle on August […]

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MLB Roundup: Number Retirement, Players Weekend and Food Safety – Oh My!

Major League Baseball news tends to cool off after the All-Star break and the trade deadline, but a number retirement and some big announcements added some excitement to the month of August. Even if your team isn’t in the playoff hunt, there’s still some things to be interested and excited about around the league. Below […]

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6 TV Shows You Need to Binge-Watch Immediately This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to binge-watch TV shows. If you’re trying to stay inside to beat the heat or need something to do during your staycation, there is a seemingly endless supply of TV shows for you to binge-watch. Whether you’re re-watching an old favorite or discovering something new, summer is always a great […]

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The Eye of the Tiger: A Motivational Playlist for the Summer

Summer is in full swing, and there is no better time than to get cracking on your summer goals. While many people associate spring with getting things done, such as cleaning and decluttering, summer is a prime time for vacations, staycations, and working on things you put off during the first half of the year. […]

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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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