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Sophie’s Declassified Exam Survival Guide

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    Junior Adam Rogers follows Andy Yang’s advice by taking a lot of naps throughout studying. Sophie Zetzsche.
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    Senior Grace Kennedy studies in advance for her math exam, according to her study schedule. Sophie Zetzsche.

After Thanksgiving, the country puts away the turkey and heads straight into full on Christmas mode. The lights are out, the trees are up while everyone eagerly awaits Santa’s arrival, but before students middle school to graduate school can get fully into the Christmas cheer, they must get through one very important event before they can join in on the Christmas carols: Exam Week.
This week is the “bane of existence” for most students. However, with a few simple study tips, exam week can go from miserable to enjoyable, so you can enter your Christmas break with high spirits and without sleep deprivation.

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Teachers Share Advice to the 2018 Graduates

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Dear Seniors,

“It’s not easy, but, then again, it’s not supposed to be easy.

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Senior Evergreens Branch Out

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Today is the last day of my 13 years at Wesleyan. Though sometimes it felt as if I had a never-ending string of tests and papers and homework, I can’t imagine graduating from anywhere else.

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How the “Superhero” Genre is Evolving

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For years, simply any film based on a comic book property was put into the superhero genre and adhered to some pretty trite clichés. Every movie had to feature some A-List actor portraying some bland, surface-level character with vague motivation and “flaws” (Of course, never flawed enough so the audience would not enjoy them or question them). They all had to have some over-the-top third act battle between the hero and a CGI villain or hordes of nameless drones swarming them. This dullness and repetition of tropes caused renowned director Stephen Spielberg to state in an interview with The Associated Press that “there will be a time that the superhero movie goes the way of the Western.”

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To Infinity (War) and Beyond

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Marvel’s Avenger’s: Infinity War is the culmination of over a decade of character development, high-concept storytelling, and Stan Lee cameos. However, if the film is not worth watching then what’s the point? That’s what I am here to answer today. I’m going to be breaking down my thoughts on the movie as well as some fun Easter eggs I spotted throughout the movie.

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