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Kara Anderson is a senior arts editor at The Spectrum. She is an English and Spanish double major and is pursuing a certificate in creative writing. She enjoys baking chocolate chip cookies, procrastinating with solitaire and binging reality TV on the weekends.  

Rowan Blanchard plays Paige Evans in the 2022 coming-of-age Hulu film, “Crush.” Photo: Courtesy of Brett Roedel / Hulu

Sapphic stepping-stone, film fumble

With blue and purple color palettes, girl in red on the soundtrack and references to Phoebe Bridgers, Hulu’s newest original film, “Crush,” hits all the points for modern-day teen queer culture and filmmaking.


I’m trying to be a better person

I’m not always a good person who does good things. I certainly haven’t been in the past. No one can be a perfect person, I know that. But for many years I’m not sure I was even a good one — I’m working to change that. I’m working every day to do better — to be better.

Royal Pitches members attend a rehearsal last week. 

It’s a woman’s world

From laughing about their difficulty learning dance moves to discussing the  movie “Camp Rock,” the members of The Royal Pitches have cultivated a friendship that oozes with comfort and ease.  

“Moonshot,” a 2022 film on HBO Max.  Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

A rom-com not so out-of-this-world

While not the rom-com genre’s most compelling film, “Moonshot” proves a worthwhile watch for those looking for a shorter, more easy-going film.

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