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The Monthly: December Edition

The Monthly: December Edition

November 21, 2019

In this edition of The Monthly: NU alum and Broadway star Adam Kantor (Communication '08) tells stories through interactive meals Further reads: Dive in with the Monthly Editors as they review the best of pop culture over the last decade. Follow along with Reporter Grace Luxton as she examines the ...

Letter from the Editors: This decade, sometimes surviving is thriving

Maddie Burakoff, Catherine Kim, and Alex Schwartz

November 21, 2019

The end of a decade brings some amount of meaningful, level-headed reflection. But as this most recent 10-year dumpster fire comes to a close, the internet has managed to ruin even that. Last week, Twitter user @stfutony tweeted, “there’s only ONE MONTH left in the decade. what have you accomplished?” At...

We didn’t start the dumpster fire: A decade in review

We didn’t start the dumpster fire: A decade in review

Maddie Burakoff, Catherine Kim, and Alex Schwartz

November 21, 2019

This past decade marks the most volatile years of our lives: puberty. Over the past 10 years, we’ve experienced the embarrassment of middle school, the grind of high school and the absolute chaos of college. Every memory is sprinkled with good YA books, bad fantasy movies and questionable social media...

Reel Thoughts: The final season of “BoJack Horseman” is shaping up to be one of the show’s best

Reel Thoughts: The final season of “BoJack Horseman” is shaping up to be one of the show’s best

Owen Stidman, Reporter

November 21, 2019

This piece contains spoilers for Season 6 of “BoJack Horseman.” CW: mental illness Five years ago, Netflix released an animated series about a middle-aged anthropomorphic horse struggling to find meaning in his life after a brief moment of sitcom fame. I can only imagine how persuasive creator ...

Siam Splendour’s pad thai will keep you warm through the winter

Siam Splendour’s pad thai will keep you warm through the winter

Ally Mauch, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Since Chicagoland has already had half a foot of snow and more than a couple bone-chillingly cold days, it’s clear that winter is here to stay. To get through the next five or so months of constant cold, you need a variety of strategies: vitamin D supplements (gummies only), an endless supply of hand...