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Ranking Harper Finkle’s Best and Worst Outfits

Growing up in the early 2000s, I watched a lot of Disney Channel. I lived, ate, and breathed Kim Possible, That’s So Raven, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. One show that stood out to me was Wizards of Waverly Place. For most fans of the show, the family dynamic, magic, or romantic relationships kept them tuning in each week but for a niche group of devoted fans–it was Harper Finkle and her unique style. Harper Finkle, while just a side character, who always debuted show-stopping outfits that fully encompassed her quirky and extraordinary personality. I have always loved Harper and her sense of style , but there will always be a best and a worst. Today, I will be ranking Harper’s outfits from best to worst based on aesthetic, uniqueness, and functionality/movement. 


Artist of the Month: Ashe

 If you are looking for a new artist over the holidays, why not give December’s Artist of the Month, Ashe, a try! Ashe is a singer songwriter from California, known for her song, “Moral of the Story,” released on Valentine’s Day in 2019, and featured in the Netflix movie To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You. Even though many people might know of Ashe because of this song, she has gone on to create a successful music career, with two albums under her belt. Ashe started her ‘Fun While It Lasted’ world tour in November of 2022, and will finish out the tour in March of 2023.  


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‘Evil West’ —The Demigod of War

Coming with action, violence, and a bloody good time, Evil West delivers a exciting gameplay experience. While not being entirely worth the price tag, Evil West has plenty of fun to be had within.



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'Wednesday' snaps into action

Coming from a legacy of loveable darkness, Wednesday snaps onto the screen with a black heart and a cast of loveable misfits. With tantalizing mystery and a crew a wonderful characters, Wednesday leads the Netflix catalog.



Artist of the Month: Special Interest

Special Interest is a sonic sucker punch to the stomach. Quickly barreling out of the New Orleans DIY music scene is knockout vocalist Alli Logout, guitarist Maria Elena, bassist Nathan Cassiani, and sonic soundmaker Ruth Mascelli. Together, the group deftly crafts an explosion of dance grooves and post-hardcore noise into complementary waves of glitzy sound. These artists are hot off the release of their 2022 album Endure which cemented their influence as revolutionists of a new sound and social consciousness.  


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Weyes Blood delivers more than just a glowing heart

After crafting one of the greatest albums of the last decade, Weyes Blood continues her dominance on baroque pop with her sequel project And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow. She delivers once more a hauntingly beautiful project full of gorgeous melodies.



History of: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

 “Let’s have a parade!” are the iconic words spoken as the ribbon is cut, indicating the beginning of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Big helium balloons, floats, celebrity performances, Broadway stars, clowns, and the New York Rockettes. The parade is a New York tradition not only for the city but for family and friends all across America.