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Diego Cagara

Diego Cagara

After seven years which saw the show’s many peaks and falls, “Scandal” premiered its series finale, titled “Over a Cliff,” on April 19 on ABC. As one would expect from …

Authors Sara Nović and Peter Golden both have successfully used their books as a way to address war trauma, mainly focusing on Eastern Eurasia. The duo visited the University at …

Acclaimed author Andrea J. Buchanan was simply crossing the street one March day in 2015 when she had a severe coughing fit. After breathing normally again, she did not think …

Portuguese poet Rosa Alice Branco reflects that translating her originally-Portuguese poetry and literature for international audiences has been both rewarding and challenging, while reflecting on the “lost in translation” concept. …

Don’t be fooled by its frivolous-sounding name as this was perhaps one of the most scandalous, daring and provocative musicals to hit the University’s at Albany’s Performing Arts Center. “Hair” …

Harlem. 1973. Two black lovers caught in a dysfunctional romance at a time of heightened racism. What could possibly go wrong? A one-woman show adaptation of the novel, “If Beale …

Never has there been any Marvel superhero that has been as socio-politically, racially and culturally conscious as “Black Panther” which debuted on Feb. 16. The eighteenth movie in the Marvel …

The “Fifty Shades” film franchise feels like a one-night stand that one should desert the morning after. While the original film was marketed as a romance film flocked with literally …

Enjoying his third time gracing the halftime show’s slot, pop musician Justin Timberlake sang and danced his way through the U.S. Bank Stadium at Minneapolis on the night of Feb. …

“Scandal,” one of showrunner giant Shonda Rhimes’ most popular television shows, is entering its last batch of episodes and while the series will conclude before the summer, the journey has …