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BONUS BLOG: The mystery of Olalla

“Ollala” by Robert Louis Stevenson was by far the most captivating short story I have ever read, leaving me on the edge of my seat throughout the narrative. As seen in the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson has an undeniably powerful way of framing his narratives, leaving the reader completely captivated […] Continue reading

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A World Without Genres

“What kind of music do you like listening to?” Whenever people ask me this question, it takes me a very long time to create a cohesive answer. Typically, I stumble out my usual response, “everything”. I listen to a good mixture of alternative, country, soft pop, some EDM, and hip-hop. My favorite songs are those […] Continue reading

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The Importance of Diverse Voices In and Out of the Classroom

About three years ago, there was a controversy when African American actress Noma Dumezweni was cast as Hermione Granger in the theatrical production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Many were outraged that a character that was white in the movies could now be African-American despite there being no mention of Hermione’s race in […] Continue reading

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