Measure for measure: Loving and letting go with Carly Rae Jepsen and King Princess

To answer difficult questions of loving and letting go, music columnist Becky Zhang PO ’22.5 recommends King Princess and Carly Rae Jepsen’s recent albums.

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Film philosophy: ‘Love, Death & Robots’ values individual change over unrealistic goals

The episode “Pop Squad” from “Love, Death & Robots” asserts that we are responsible for individual-level change when societal change is unfeasible, argues TV columnist Simone Bogedal PO ’24.

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A love affair with ‘chaotic’ energy: Claremont’s queer womxn and the embrace of chaos

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity  — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.

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The bassline: ‘High Fidelity’ offers modern spin on love and mixtapes

Kyla Walker PO ’22 praises “High Fidelity”‘s soundtrack and its power to influence the narrative and drive the show’s plot forward.

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Thirst case scenario: What I learned from going out with 7 guys in 7 days

Cecil the Sagehoe details a saucy week full of dates, hookups, and self-reflection. “My path to self-discovery involved roundabouts, shitty lube and tons of introspection, but I came out with a better understanding of what I want from my interactions with men,” they write.

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