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Alya Burnand

Alya Burnand, Staff Writer

Alya Burnand is a senior Literature and Writing major serving as a staff writer. She also runs a blog in which she analyzes movies and shows. After graduation, she aims to join the Writers’ Guild of America, a union that serves thousands of screenwriters. In her free time, Alya enjoys reading fiction and writing creatively, watching shows and movies, exploring social media and spending time with her family and budgie parakeets.
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Millions of Americans celebrated Joe Biden’s election to the Presidency.

Country faces aftermath of 2020 election

November 23, 2020

Upon learning the results of the election, I agreed with the millions of people across the country cheering, lighting fireworks, honking car horns, ringing bells, holding signs and overall just hosting...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

October 24, 2020

Book: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe dives into existential crises, friendship,...

Social media has become a platform for activists during this pandemic.

Social media influences magnitude of social issues during pandemic

September 29, 2020

The pandemic has played an unusual role in amplifying social justice issues through social media.    Stripping away all the distractions and noise - like, for many, physical school, jobs and...

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