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Voice actor Hank Azaria steps down from voicing Apu

Actor Hank Azaria, a prevalent voice actor on The Simpsons has decided that he will no longer be voicing the character of Apu. He stated that he has been thoughtfully considering the change for many years before he made the final decision.  Azaria wanted to consult with Indian-Americans when making his decision, but after self-reflection he said that he would […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Being unapologetically “that bitch”

Over Thanksgiving, my dad’s side of the family sat down around the cottage dining room table and we got into a couple of heated conversations (actually, it was mainly my dad and I arguing about politics – which is always fun). But from this conversation, we somehow got to the topic of why a woman who is strong-willed is often […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
The ABC’s of OCD: Addressing the misconceptions

The ABC’s of OCD: Addressing the misconceptions

Obsessive compulsive disorder is often associated with organization and cleanliness. We often see fictional characters with cutesy, obsessive habits and their OCD can be magically cured when they fall in love. The idealized version of the mental illness is far from the reality. “When you hear that someone has OCD, it’s like, “oh they clean all the time!” Well, no, […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Features ·