12.17.2017

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The Best New Character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Dies in the First Scene: [SPOILER] Resistance gunner Paige Tico is barely on screen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. She has very few lines and a sliver of backstory, and she dies mere minutes after being introduced. And yet, Paige ends up being one of the biggest highlights of the latest installment in the intergalactic franchise.

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Who In America Is Allowed To Be Ordinary?: BuzzFeed asked a group of writers to consider the forces that have shaped our lives in 2017. Here, novelist Lisa Ko looks at immigration and the question of who belongs in America.

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The Reddit Moderator Getting a PhD in Online Moderation: Kat Lo is studying the largely thankless job of unpaid content moderation so we can make open and safe online communities.

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'Racist Sandwich': This podcast wants you to think critically about race and food: Soleil Ho's and Zahir Janmohamed's podcast Racist Sandwich covers race, gender and class in the food industry.

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Comedian Jenny Yang's most important relationship is the one with herself: As part of a series on women and mentorship, comedian Jenny Yang speaks about how she developed the most important relationship she has: the one with herself.

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'The Last Jedi's New Hope: Meet 'Star Wars' Breakout Kelly Marie Tran: The latest addition to the 'Star Wars' universe reflects on her major Jedi role, advice from Carrie Fisher and more.

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How Rian Johnson made heroism inclusive in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, one of the more inclusive Star Wars films in the franchise's 40-year history, writer-director Rian Johnson delivers long overdue moments of heroic inspiration to many underserved fans.

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Calgary-raised Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on finding his Appa in Kim's Convenience: Veteran Canadian character actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee convincingly plays Appa Kim on CBC's Kim's Convenience.