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Sailor Moon: Identities Lost in Translation

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When we talk about classic anime, we consistently say that the subbed version is better than the dubbed version, right? That saying couldn’t be truer, especially when it comes to the hit 90’s anime series Sailor Moon.Many of us saw the English dub on television as children. Sailor Moon follows the story of a teenage girl named “Usagi” who discovers the ability to turn into her super-hero alter-ego “Sailor Moon” after meeting “Luna”, a talking cat from the Moon Kingdom. Luna reveals that the Moon Kingdom was destroyed by the Dark Kingdom thousands of years ago, and tasks Usagi with
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Fake News: can we trust the media? 

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“Fake news” seems to be one of Trump’s favourite buzzwords of his presidency, with him primarily using the term to dismiss media that paints him in a bad light. But is “fake news” just a figment of Trump’s imagination, or is he on to something?    Turn on your TV, scroll down your Facebook newsfeed, open up snapchat and you will find everything from the latest news about the newest alleged Kardashian pregnancy or the current sexual assault scandal rocking Hollywood. Every day, we are bombarded with articles, tabloids, and updates about current events - all that for the most part,
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Sex in Young Adult Novels 50 Shades of F*cked Up 

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“I wanted the complete experience before I traded in my warm, breakable, pheromone-riddled body,” Bella reflects in Breaking Dawn, the final book of the Twilight series, prior to having sex with Edward. Edward has not previously fulfilled Bella’s carnal desires because he is worried about destroying her supposedly frail human body (although this reasoning mysteriously evaporates after marriage). Then shortly after their lovemaking session - which results in a half-vampire half-human baby that threatens to tear Bella’s body apart from the uterus out - he turns Bella into a powerful vampire. The harm of this narrative extends beyond Stephenie Meyer’s
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