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As comics make an appearance in the library and foreign language courses, they’re also beginning to make their way into teaching styles and other areas of academia.
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Daily Community Culture Writers rank the best performances of 2017.
5. “New Rules,” Dua Lipa
Daily Music Writers rank the top albums of 2017.
10. “Blade Runner 2049”