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Are vinyl records overrated?

Records are an experience Opinion by Sam Weigel Since the so-called “vinyl boom” a couple of years back, the skinny black disks have been unfairly criticized as they regain mainstream appeal.  While the high level of sound quality is cited as the more pretentious appeal

Should children be vaccinated?

It’s too dangerous Opinion by LeShaye Hernandez Vaccinations are a personal choice, especially when it comes to vaccinating one’s own children. It is within a parent’s right to raise and care for their children in the way they decide is best. Many diseases have been

Have movie award shows become irrelevant?

They snub films and actors Opinion by Samantha Register Last year’s debate over whether the Academy Awards should include a “Popular Film” category, as though acknowledging that “popular films” are not award-worthy, highlighted a prevalent phenomenon in recent years: award shows have become increasingly irrelevant. 

Are the 90s “Vintage”?

The 90s is an era in the past Opinion by Amanda Blackman The 1990s is an indisputably vintage era. Just because the 90s feel recent to many, there is such a degree of separation from then to now that, both by emotion and by definition,

Staff picks: Best memes of 2018

“This meme is the best meme of the year because I made it. It’s inspirational, it’s timely, and Samuel L. Jackson is the most legit face to ever grace a meme. It encompasses important themes, like taking chances on the things that matter the most

Local bands dig in at the Alamo

Barfly: Babybaby and The SIR Band by Abby Wehrman and Genessa Gutzait Down on Colfax, there’s a little place called the Alamo Drafthouse. It’s quite unnoticeable unless you’re really looking. It’s a movie theater/bar/restaurant/music venue combo, and on Friday, Nov. 2, it was the spot

Should students travel home for Thanksgiving?

TRAVELING IS NOT WORTH THE STRESS Opinion by Samantha Register Students shouldn’t feel obligated to go home for Thanksgiving or feel guilt-tripped by family members into making the trip. Traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday has become so inconvenient that it’s understandable for students to want

Blade Runner vs Blade Runner 2049

Cyberpunk 1001: Blade Runner Opinion by guest contributor Max Maioli Few films are more synonymous with their genre than Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner (1982). By taking the familiar tropes of 40s and 50s film noir, mixing them with Philip K. Dick’s philosophical genius, and adding