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Nike set to launch Nike Pro Hijab in spring 2018

In this day and age, companies acknowledge that inclusivity is a necessity for growing a business and attracting all types of consumers. Nike is becoming more inclusive by launching a line of athletic gear for female Muslim athletes which will help keep their hair covered. Although Nike is not the first sportswear line to offer…

First ever Art-a-Thon invites students to engage in visual arts
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First ever Art-a-Thon invites students to engage in visual arts

Art-a-Thon, a day-long event at Baruch College celebrating arts and literature, invited curious students to explore and participate in a multitude of activities, such as marathon novel reading, musical analysis, poetry readings and sonnet dissection. One of the first activities was a lesson in blues music, a session led by Anne Swartz, chair of the…

Peele’s Get Out dominates box office with breathless suspense
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Peele’s Get Out dominates box office with breathless suspense

The horror film genre has been overrun by uninspired narratives, manufactured tension, bland dialogue and predictable endings. However, Get Out brought life back into this decaying art form by evoking the genuine trauma black people endure in a so-called post-racial society while sprinkling in Jordan Peele’s trademark humor. Known for his sketch-comedy series “Key and…

The LEGO Movie spinoff teems with humor and strong storyline
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The LEGO Movie spinoff teems with humor and strong storyline

The Batman lore is expansive beyond comprehension. Comics, films, television shows and official merchandising are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Caped Crusader’s multifarious appearances. The YouTube channel, “How it Should Have Ended,” created the Batman the internet needed. The Make-a-Wish Foundation’s activities in the documentary Batkid Begins utilized classic…

Best Picture mishap takes precedence over 89th Academy Awards
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Best Picture mishap takes precedence over 89th Academy Awards

After a night of celebration, unity, jubilation and falling candy, the 89th Annual Academy Awards ended with a great deal of controversy and confusion, as La La Land—which took home six Oscars after a record 14 nominations—was named Best Picture. The cast and crew’s celebration would be short lived. Presenter Warren Beatty was handed the…

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Fashion takes Oscars

Who you are wearing is as prominent a question as who the winners of the night are going to be at the Oscars, a night of broken ambitions and embarrassing flubs. Fashion at the Oscars has become such a crucial part of the biggest night in Hollywood that many people tune in just to see…

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