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Make some noise for ‘A Quiet Place’

April 26, 2018

A Quiet Place, the latest Hollywood horror film, displays a uniquely riveting plot and beautiful cinematography. The movie stars real-life married couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, as well as Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. A Quiet Place follows the Abbott family as they try to live in total silence and hide in a post-apocalyptic world […]

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National Book Award finalists work with students

March 1, 2018

The Winter with the Writers 2018 season culminated in fine fashion when authors Lisa Ko and Elliot Ackerman gave master classes and a joint reading. These 2017 National Book Award finalists delved into topics dealing with nationality, culture, and the permeability of physical and psychological borders. Ko is a first-generation American, born in Queens, N.Y. […]

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Frustrations Embodied in Chinese Communication Skills

December 18, 2013

I just spent the last four months of my life in Shanghai, China. As I write from the comfort of my plane headed for the states, I’ve been faced with the recollections that accompany an experience like mine coming to an end. I regret not a single aspect of my time in China. I found the trip […]

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