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‘Little House on the Prairie’ offers modern-day reflection

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

By Mariam Shalaby | Senior Columnist

March 30, 2018

Seeking respite from a relentless flu last month, I took my childhood favorite “Little House on the Prairie” from my bookshelf. Curling up on the couch, I wondered what kept drawing me back to the story I’ve loved since I was a young girl. I chuckled. What could I, an Egyptian-Chinese daughter of Muslim...

Live and let die: Why we don’t need International Cassette Store Day.

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 11, 2013

Last Saturday was International Cassette Store Day. I know this not because I happened to speak to someone who was excited about Cassette Store Day, nor because I participated in Cassette Store Day, nor because I intentionally run a dragnet across the depths of reddit looking for things that I might...

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