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Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Plot Thickens

Honesty In the film Interstellar, a robot named TARS travels with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway through a wormhole to save humanity. Voiced by Bill Irwin, TARS acts so much like a human that it’s easy to forget he is, in fact, a chunk of

Mike Posner | A Real Good Kid | Album Review

Islands Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Two years since the release of his second album, At Night, Alone, Detroit artist Mike Posner released his third studio album, A Real Good Kid. Unlike the upbeat, fast-tempo electronic hip-hop of his previous work, such as

Undercover

Maybe I’m getting old too soon. I’m going to bed at a reasonable time. My back feels like someone put their foot through it. I’m even starting to hate new music—the telltale sign of an aging asshole. The other night, I stayed for one opener

Jared Polis introduces plan for all-day kindergarten

Other officials express concerns about cost Recently elected Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has unveiled his proposal for state-funded, full-day kindergarten in Colorado. The plan adds up to $227 million in order to fund numerous school districts’ kindergarten programs. This was one of Polis’ chief concerns

Netflix raising subscription costs

Company prioritizing original content One of the most popular streaming services, Netflix, just announced that they will be raising their prices across the United States for new subscribers, and existing users should expect to see their bills begin to rise over the next three months.

Another brick in the wall

Northam’s Demise On Feb. 1, an old photo from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page resurfaced, displaying one man in KKK robes and another man in blackface. It was not immediately clear which man in the photo was Northam, though Northam’s claim the

MURP students finalists for $50,000 grant

The two envision a future of safer school zones In 2008, George Washington High School student Amelia Bates left campus to get a snack during her lunch break. While crossing the street in a school zone, she was struck by a speeding car and killed.

Supreme Court advances military ban

Transgender soldiers soon to be turned away As of Jan. 22, the Supreme Court has moved forward with President Trump’s ban on transgender troops serving in the military—voting 5–4 to lift injunctions standing in the way of the ban. This decision has left military personnel