Thursday, November 30, 2023


Poem: I am too cold

The change in weather is dreadful – it’s getting colder and colder. For those of us who have to walk everywhere, it can be a brutal endeavor. Staff Writer Danny Tull shares his feelings about cold weather.

Main Street record shopping

There are three record stores on Main Street: Rainbow Records, Wonderland and International Groove Records. Staff Writer Alex Lavinson, an avid record collector, shares his experiences with these stores and their wide selections of hypnotizing sounds.

Album review: Drake’s “For All the Dogs” is for you too

Drake’s back at it again. With the release of yet another album, this time, it’s straight from “BARK Radio.” Staff Reporter Jake Harkey dives in to listen to all 23 tracks and gives his honest opinion on “the boy’s” latest release.

Mosaic tries something new: Snap Pizza

After walking past the famous Snap Pizza for over a year, Staff Writer Jeni Nance indulges in its widely acclaimed pizza.

Satire: Survive the holiday season with this simple guide

As Halloween comes to an end, the semester reaches the homestretch right before the Thanksgiving holiday. Going home brings forth lots of fun, yet awkward times among close family and distant relatives. Staff Writer Caroline Powell offers a guide to survive these inevitable uncomfortable moments everyone faces during the holiday season.

Satire: Dear Perusall

Perusall, an online interactive textbook platform, grades the time one spends reading their textbook along with their classmate socialization. It isn’t transparent about its grading criteria, making it a shot in the dark to receive full credit. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick has perused Perusall a little too much this semester and has quite a bit to say.

Missing Halloween? Here are some throwbacks to extend the holiday

Last month, four brave Mosaic writers ventured through time and space to curate a collection of their favorite films from Halloween’s past.

Old dogwhistles, new tricks: The rise of Andrew Tate and a re-branded alt-right pipeline

Andrew Tate’s fascist dogwhistles and violent misogyny have propelled him into internet infamy, yet his fanbase of young men remains devout. Tate’s content is a part of a pipeline to the alt-right, a form of web radicalization known for the danger of its subtlety. Staff Writer Cadence Roy exposes that the pipeline’s purpose is not as covert as it once was.

I’m a workaholic – but I’m working on it

Staff Writer Percy Allen III explores the perils of correlating one’s self worth with their work and the enlightenment that comes with breaking the cycle.

Movie review: “Killers of the Flower Moon”

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is the newest movie from acclaimed director, Martin Scorsese. See what Staff Writer Alex Lavinson has to say about the latest piece from the mind behind “Goodfellas” (1990) and “Taxi Driver” (1976).

Movie review: “Five Nights at Freddy’s”

Creepy animatronics, ghost children and a mysterious abandoned pizzeria – what's not to love? After nine years, the horror video game franchise “Five Nights at Freddy’s” was adapted into a movie. Staff Writers Danny Tull and Jeni Nance share their thoughts on the new film.

Poem: November

Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves writes a poem inspired by the month of November, cold weather and love cut short.

Anime review: “Attack on Titan” series finale left me in tears

10 years after the airing of its first episode, the series finale of the award-winning anime “Attack on Titan” is finally here. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves decides if the show is worth tuning into even if you don’t watch anime.

Album review: “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” will exceed your “Wildest Dreams”

Co-Managing Mosaic Editor (and full-time Swiftie) Gaby Nieves reviews Taylor Swift’s latest re-recorded album, “1989 (Taylor’s Version).” Welcome back to New York.