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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Film and album review: K-12

Melanie Martinez cloaks dark realities with bubblegum gloss On Sept. 6, after a four year hiatus, Melanie Martinez released her sophomore album titled K-12 with an accompanied film of the same name. Expanding the world of Martinez’s persona, Crybaby, the album expands the world of

SOMEWHERE IN NEVERLAND

Folie á Deux One of the first records I ever received was Folie á Deux by Fall Out Boy for my 17th birthday a few years back. Fall Out Boy, as harrowing as this may sound, has been a paramount band in my existence. When

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A Summer Lesson in Kansas

This summer my husband and I decided to go on a cross country road trip. Through the nothingness that is Kansas we realized that we were nearly out of gas. The only nearby station looked as though it hadn’t been updated since at least the

Vaping-related illnesses sweep the US

Coloradans among those hospitalized Just one week after the first case arose, the second vape-related illness in Colorado was confirmed on Aug. 29, joining 193 cases across the country. Symptoms of the mystery illness include shortness of breath, chest pain, and fatigue. With one of

Upcoming ballot measure may stabilize tuition rates

Proposition CC divisive among CU leadership The “Allow State to Retain Excess Revenue for Transportation and Education Measure,” known as Proposition CC, could see an increased amount of state funding for higher education by allowing the state to retain revenue above the state spending cap.

Another brick in the wall

Debating cancel culture Saturday Night Live announced its new cast members for the upcoming 45th season on Sept. 12. The next day, journalists found videos of new hire Shane Gillis using racial slurs to describe Asian Americans, among other inflammatory remarks, on his podcast. Former

Going green on campus and beyond

How students can get involved The threat of climate change is an ever-present thought in the minds of many young people today.  Current world reports don’t paint an optimistic picture either: the Amazon rainforest burns in large swaths, millions of tons of arctic ice are

Is Friends actually a good television show?

It has problematic characters Opinion by Amanda Blackman Friends just isn’t as good as everyone says it is. Saying that it is relatable content for young adults is taking things a bit too far. Some say the struggles shared on the show are frequently mirrored