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Guacamole is a classic topping, snack or even breakfast item.

[FOOD REVIEW] Look easy? Think again if you’re looking for the perfect guacamole

Salah Abdulkarim, Editor in Cheif May 12, 2021
Guacamole is a classic topping, snack or even breakfast item.

[TV REVIEW] Rutherford Falls balances hilarity with depth of Native American characters

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline May 11, 2021
“I feel like Native people have always known that we’re funny,” Teller Ornelas said in an interview with Glamour.
[WHERE I STAND] Not afraid of monsters: Monster review 2 Electric Boogaloo

[WHERE I STAND] Not afraid of monsters: Monster review 2 Electric Boogaloo

Adrienne Gaylord, The Rubicon May 6, 2021
For the day’s tasting pleasure I selected a collection of drinks that would bring us on a riveting flavor journey, and once again seek to answer the question, What is the superior flavor of Monster Energy?

[DOCUMENTARY REVIEW] A devastating plague, and the activists who fought against it

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline May 5, 2021
How to Survive a Plague conveys the desperation, fear, and determination of the gay community during the peak of the AIDS epidemic.
Although “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” is hardly fresh, it makes for a very compelling relistening experience. It is a clear reminder that Swift has always been a master of storytelling and catchy melodies. The upcoming re-recordings are something to look out for.

“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” is nostalgic for old listeners, fresh for newcomers

Maren Ostrem, Managing Editor May 2, 2021
Swift had an incredibly busy year, releasing “evermore” on December 11, 2020, less than five months after releasing “folklore.” While “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” may not sound like a cause for excitement, seeing as it’s a re-recording of an album that came out 13 years ago, the re-recording has caused quite the stir.
MLB The Show 21 video game front cover with Fernando Tatís Jr.

[GAME REVIEW] Baseball players rate their experience with MLB The Show 21

Will Schavee, RubicOnline April 30, 2021
With the release of both the Xbox Series X and the PS5 within the last year there was a lot of pressure on MLB The Show to create a game that would not only maintain the core audience from past years but also enhance the elements that draw on a new crowd of players.
By buying large amounts of fast fashion in “hauls,” consumers are adding to the massive amount of clothes that are abandoned as soon as their short 6 month long trend is over.

[A&E OPINION] The problem with “hauls:” the ethics of overconsumption

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline April 29, 2021
Thrifting as a concept is undoubtedly more environmentally friendly than buying trendy fast fashion products. But thrifting hauls defeat this purpose. Buying a lot of clothes outweighs the fact that you are reusing the clothes, in addition to taking affordable resources from people who need them, making thrifting hauls just as unethical as fast fashion.
Things are looking up, and that means the revival of in-person large events.

Concerts are coming back in late 2021

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline April 26, 2021
For fans of live music events, concerts, and festivals, the COVID-19 lockdown was devastating news. But things are looking up for those people now.
Dear Oscars, lighten up.

Dear Oscars, lighten up.

Mimi Huelster, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

Last year, the Oscars drew a total of 23.6 million viewers. While that may sound like a lot, it was a whole 6 million less than the 2019 Oscars’s audience. However, this staggering loss in viewership...

Dining out during a global pandemic can be nerve-racking, so making new recipes at home can be a good solution to avoid unnecessary stress.

[PHOTO STORY] If you aren’t comfortable dining out, try making a new recipe at home

Lucy Murray, Staff Writer April 19, 2021
Stealing the best tips and tricks from multiple recipes is an excellent way to make a dish authentically homemade.
The 13th showed the story of racial inequalities in the U.S., and how the history of the country has shaped race relations today.

[DOCUMENTARY REVIEW] The 13th reviews the history of African American incarceration

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline April 18, 2021
The 13th showed the story of racial inequalities in the U.S., and how the history of the country has shaped race relations today. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay showed how these racial inequalities disproportionately filled prisons with African Americans.

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, US One Acts bring people together

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline April 17, 2021
This year, One Act directors told stories of DMVs, murder, cannibalism, and Greek gods. Considering COVID-19 restrictions, these short plays were no small feat to organize.
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