PLAYLIST: Songs You Didn’t Know You Knew

Buried in the depths all of our minds is a vault of riffs, tunes and melodies that we know from somewhere, some place. Often, we don’t know the names of these songs, but they seem to be everywhere in television, video games, movies, even in the music of other artists. These are just a few of the songs whose names are occasionally forgotten, but whose melodies have been made instantly recognizable, timeless hits.

PLAYLIST: MOD PRE

It’s our favourite day of the week- Tuesday! Get ready to bounce, rock, roll, and shake at MOD night at The Brooklyn. From Little Richard to Amy Winehouse, MUSE has got you covered with the greatest hits to get you in the mood for MOD!

I Documented My Outfits for 3 Weeks: Here’s What I Learned

Sartorial choices say a lot about who we are, what we’re going through, but it takes an exercise like this -documenting a month of one’s choices of presentation- to step back and properly reflect. When I was brainstorming features for MUSE this fall, I figured it would be the right time to do it. I also figured that documenting my outfits in the first few weeks of school might be more interesting than the ones I’ll (soon) have to put together in below freezing weather.

Rewatching Lizzie McGuire as an Adult

I don’t remember a time in my early childhood where I wasn’t completely obsessed with Lizzie McGuire. When I wasn’t watching Lizzie fumble her way through her middle school I was listening to Hillary Duff”s (aka Lizzie, aka my queen) Metamorphosis on repeat. It cannot be argued that Hillary Duff did not own the early 2000’s.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SYLVIA PLATH.

I discovered Plath when I was 19 and was reading The Bell Jar for the first time. I had just taken some time off university, and I was struggling with my own mental health when I read her semi-autobiographical novel and was introduced to Esther Greenwood. In Esther, I found a character who understood everything I was going through, who described her own depression with the words I could not find within myself…