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Short and inspirational reads for quarantine

Short and inspirational reads for quarantine
Love to read but short on time? Here are four short and inspiring reads that will keep you turning pages through the night.
November 13, 2020

Daisy Jones and the Six From Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” comes “Daisy Jones and the Six,” a unique and compelling story of a ‘70s rock band and their...

Rainy day reads

Rainy day reads
What better way to unwind and release all of your quarantine tensions than with a good book? From romance to space travel, here are some of Nordic’s favorite stories to cure your boredom.
May 28, 2020

What better way to unwind and release all of your quarantine tensions than with a good book?  From romance to space travel, here are some of Nordic’s favorite stories to cure your boredom.  "STRANGE...

Nordic reviews the cinema world’s finest hidden gems

Art by Eli Shafer and Sonya Sheptunov
With nationwide quarantines in place, a lot of people have more free time than they know what to do with, leading to the growth of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney+. While most people tend to flock toward the highest-rated movies, the world’s cinematic greats aren’t the only movies that can entertain us. There are good movies, there are bad movies and then there are movies with qualities so astonishingly low that you can’t help but laugh at the fact that someone agreed to pay to produce what you’re watching. While some low budget movies can completely surprise the audience with how good they are, the following films fall a little short of doing so. However, they still make for a truly underrated way to spend an evening at home.
May 28, 2020

With nationwide quarantines in place, a lot of people have more free time than they know what to do with, leading to the growth of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney+. While most people tend...

Video games for your quaran-time

Video games for your quaran-time
On March 20, 2020, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" and "Doom: Eternal," two highly anticipated games, released just in time for gamers to experience both realms to the fullest. Read both reviews to understand the allure and appeal of the two worlds that collided on that fateful release date.
April 29, 2020

   

Romantic Reads for Quarantine

Romantic Reads for Quarantine
Bored of quarantine? Here are four romantic books to bury yourself in while stuck inside.
April 28, 2020

 Bored of quarantine? Here are four romantic books to bury yourself in while stuck inside.   Like a Love Story  “Like a Love Story” is a heartbreaking and hopeful historical fiction romance...

Games to play in quarantine

Games to play in quarantine
April 14, 2020

“Titanfall 2”: Released for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC in 2016 to critical acclaim, “Titanfall 2” is a sequel that delivers far more than the original. Although the first Titanfall game was...

Disney+: your plus one for the holiday season

Disney+ is the perfect application for all ages to enjoy nostalgic and upcoming films and shows. Art by Rahima Baluch
Curl up with your favorite StarWars, Marvel, National Geographic and Disney classics this winter break with Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+.
December 20, 2019

When Disney+ launched last November after months of anxious waiting, people were ecstatic. Finally, all of Disney would be on one platform. Hours and hours of animations and throwbacks and originals would...

Fall haul for your shelf

Fall haul for your shelf
The fall season is upon us! What better way to adapt to the November sweater weather than curling up with a good book.
November 22, 2019

  Colleen Hoover’s tear-jerking romance, “It Ends With Us” addresses what it’s like to fall in love with the scars of your past and push past the tribulations of your present.   Aspiring...

Valhalla Players take center stage in Macbeth

Naima Scharl, playing the role of one of the witches, types away on her typewriter.
Inglemoor’s production of the Shakespearean classic Macbeth opened on Nov. 1. The tale of the power hungry Scottish thane and his wife was adapted as a 1920’s gangster version for Inglemoor’s show.
November 14, 2019

Inglemoor’s production of the Shakespearean classic Macbeth opened on Nov. 1. The tale of the power hungry Scottish thane and his wife was adapted as a 1920’s gangster version for Inglemoor’s show....

Nordic’s unBOOlievable horror movie recommendations

Halloween movies that'll get you in the spirit of the season. Art by Rahima Baluch
With Halloween right around the corner, creep it real with some horror movies so you know what to watch to have a gourd time.
October 31, 2019

“Hush” (2016) A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears in her window. Based on plot alone, this movie is...

October media meltdown

October media meltdown
From playlists and webtoons to podcasts and bops, Vikings are notorious for drowning out teachers, peers, and obligations with their headphones in. These are a few of our best procrastination recommendations.
October 25, 2019

Featured Playlist Throwing it back to the 60s, 70s, 80s and a pop of the 90s, Spotify user Alix Smith’s “oldies” playlist is a definite go-to when you need a pick-me-up. With songs like “Build...

Foreign films

Foreign films
April 2, 2019

Roma by Maria Solórzano Oscar-winning movie Roma is adding to the legacy of “The Three Amigos,” consisting of directors Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo Del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu. For...

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