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Political posts on social media: Yes or no?

IT IS IMPORTANT TO SPEAK UP | Ashley Kim Opinions on political matters maximize when an important event arises. While it is not imperative for students to post opinions or share thoughts regarding political issues on social media, it is important to speak up for

The importance of studying abroad

TRAVELLING OFFERS STUDENTS NEW PERSPECTIVES Today, the world is intricately connected on a global scale. The ways that many foreign institutions educate their students allow them to learn how to interact with people from other countries while also emboldening different language capabilities. One way institutions

Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

I have had a lot of hobbies. But only few have really stuck. Usually I get bored, can’t find time for them, or I get so frustrated at how much better than me everyone else with the hobby is. I know it’s irrational because I’m

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Father John Misty: Rock ‘n’ Roll Jesus

PICTURE J. TILLMAN LEAVES CROWD SPEECHLESS On Aug. 25, Josh Tillman, also known as Father John Misty, regally strolled onto the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage alongside a live orchestra consisting of 20 members. His bluegrass roots shone through the neon blue haze of the stage.

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Underrated women of color in music

Meet Abra, a singer, songwriter, and producer from Atlanta and one of the three women that make up Father’s Atlanta collective, Awful Records. Her second self-produced album, Rose, is what put the singer on many people’s radar. The self-proclaimed “darkwave duchess” has a gift for

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

It’s the winter of last year. Actually, wait, let me double check that….Facebook says December, thank god for the internet. And Broadway is dark and glowing with lines of street lights. I walk down the alley past the Torchy’s that used to be a Arby’s

Rallies take a violent turn across the nation

STUDENTS REACT TO TRUMP’S RESPONSE A call to remove a confederate statue depicting Robert E. Lee ignited violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia in mid-August. White supremacists gathered for a “Unite the Right” protest, which resulted in three people dead, and many more injured. While the

Barcelona is ISIS’s latest victim in terror attack

13 Killed, 120 Injured The Plaza de Cataluña, a popular pedestrian mall in Barcelona, Spain, was filled with people enjoying their day but was cut short as a speeding van plowed into them on Aug.17 around 5 p.m. There were a total of 13 people

Stranger Than Fiction | Matt Kriese

As an American, there are certain values that I wish to uphold to the greatest extents and depths I can possibly achieve. I believe in a future built by the determination of young people who have seen the injustices of the past and wish to

From the Editor | Taylor Kirby

THE EYE OF THE STORM I lived in Tampa, Fl. for five years and uncountable hurricanes. Though we only suffered the calmer winds of Hurricane Katrina’s procession through the Gulf Coast, other storm systems hit us hard. Very hard. And still, my family never evacuated