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I have never really put much thought into death—at least, not my own. I never understood the point. Death is inevitable, and there’s not much I can do about it now, so why waste my living time?  Dread, fear, or existentialism; I made it through

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Kaitlin Bennett’s most problematic tweets

How her tweets facilitate hate and ignorance Anyone who has Twitter has probably come across Kaitlin Bennett at one time or another. The Ken State alumna rose to infamy in 2017, posting her graduation photos onto her account featuring Bennett walking through campus toting her

The Call of the Void

“The L Word” Like many people, I wear flannels for their comfort over their style, (much like people who wear Crocs wear them for their comfort because Crocs are an atrocious form of footwear and give you really bad tan spots). Anyway, it seems that

Stop calling lower back tattoos tramp stamps

Tattoos are not a statement on sexuality Lower back tattoos initially became popular for women because it’s an area that one covers in a professional setting but also because low-rise jeans were in style in the late 90s and early 2000s. As a result, women

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

The Call of the Void

“The Chaser” If you could buy any kind of love potion what would it be? Perhaps you’ll settle for Amortentia, the most powerful love potion in the (Harry Potter) universe, or perhaps it would be a potion curated from Love-in-Idleness from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s

Stop hating on Valentine’s Day

A day of love should not be associated with hate  Once upon a time, Valentine’s Day had evolved to symbolize a day of romance. Today, it is notoriously defined by cards, chocolates, and flowers, causing the day itself and the connotations that accompany it to

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Please enjoy this comprehensive guide to managing existential dread! Step One: Just don’t think about it! Really, it’s that easy. Don’t focus on the fact that any choice could redirect your life. Or someone else’s. Don’t think about how your world would be different if

Raul’s Report: Stay Well

Take care of your physical, mental, and emotional health If you haven’t heard the news, I want you to know that flu season isn’t over yet. And, it’s not too late to get a flu shot to try and avoid getting sick. I checked with

Monthly SGA Update

Behind the scenes with student fees This spring semester, SGA wants to encourage every student to begin researching what their student fees are providing them here on campus. It is imperative to understand what you are paying for and the ways in which these fees