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Culture

The Best Music of 2014

By On July 10, 2014

100s- Ivry The newest all-star out of the Bay Area rap scene dropped one of the most impressive releases of 2014, with this funky almost jazz inspired entirely self-aware mixtape. “Ten Freaky… Read More

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Culture

Taking to the Streets in a Critical Mass

By On July 9, 2014

Cyclists are an odd bunch.  Individually, they come in many shapes and sizes: thirty something commuters, tattooed couriers, lycra-addled athletes; collectively, they form coalitions to fight for their chance to share part… Read More

Culture

Environmentalism: Who Cares?

By On July 8, 2014

As you read this sentence an area of forest the size of a football field is clear-cut by illegal loggers. Almost half of our lakes in the U.S are too polluted to… Read More

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Art

The Rise, End and Rebirth of @everyword

By On June 30, 2014

As I’m sure you’ve noticed by now, our beloved Twitter account, @everyword has run its course. If you’re not familiar with @everyword, it is a Twitter bot designed by renaissance man computer… Read More

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Culture

Spikes: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

By On June 30, 2014

Spikes are popping up all over the world. Spikes in the ground in order to prevent homeless people from sleeping wherever they are. They have been installed in many countries, including China,… Read More

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Culture

Bonnaroo Revyoo Pt. 2

By On June 25, 2014

My feet are just starting to forgive me after the torment they went through on the day of reckoning of Bonnaroo, Saturday. This is the day where everything comes to a crescendo… Read More

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Culture

Bonnaroo 2014 Revyoo Pt. 1

By On June 20, 2014

I’ve been trying to find a clever way to begin this and figure out where to even start discussing one of the best weekends of my life, but I have no idea… Read More

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Asia

The Unspoken Power of the Media

By On June 20, 2014

The media is an integral segment of public knowledge sources, and can wield powerful influence, particularly in the dissemination of political and legislative information. The media is an essential, inescapable facet of… Read More

Opinion

The R- Word

By On June 17, 2014

The more I think about it, the more stupid I feel for being scared to admit this, but bear with me. My name is Sarah Hakani, and I’m religious. If I haven’t… Read More

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Music

The Roots- & Then You Shoot Your Cousin

By On June 9, 2014

I’m still trying to get over the sheer excellence that was The Roots’ last album, undun, but given the overlords of modern hip-hop’s most recent release, & Then You Shoot Your Cousin,… Read More

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Opinion

Happily Ever After?

By On June 6, 2014

In 2009, Fox Searchlight Pictures produced a movie called 500 Days of Summer. The plot of this movie seemed incredibly simple and outright cliché. Boy meets girl completely “out of his league.”… Read More

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Opinion

The Cost of Culture

By On June 5, 2014

Before my siblings and I left the nest, my family tried to take a vacation once a year. We were fortunate enough such that many of these trips were to foreign countries.… Read More

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Cinema

Jock Vs. Snob Film Reviews: Godzilla 2014

By On June 3, 2014

THE JOCK: Ashton Huey This year’s reboot of the “classic” Godzilla has finally come out. While you may think that the entire movie is just us (humans) fighting the 50-foot beast, it’s… Read More

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Culture

7 Music Festivals You Need to See This Summer

By On May 29, 2014

Now that we’ve outlasted the culturally misappropriated bindi /Native American headdress-donning Coachellans, seen a record breaking time of selling out at Lollapalooza, and as we get closer to Bonnaroo (19 days!!!), we… Read More

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Culture

Justice for all? Why America’s Prisons are Overcrowded

By On May 28, 2014

On this past Memorial Day weekend, most Americans honored those who have served, had barbeques, and wondered why Game of Thrones didn’t air. On Memorial Day, we are to show thanks for… Read More

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Features

Down Low in Show-Low: The Slums of America

By On May 28, 2014

In the summer of 2012 I journeyed to the remote town of Show-Low, Arizona as part of an attempt to fulfill my duties of racking up volunteer hours for the IB program.… Read More

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Culture

Humanitourism

By On May 28, 2014

Last semester, I ended up taking a 14-hour bus drive to U Michigan for a hack-a-thon (a three day nerd fest fueled by ambition, red bull, and a lack of a social… Read More

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Culture

Charitable Caring

By On May 28, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls. I’m sure by now you’ve seen this hashtag on every social media platform you’re on. You probably know what it represents or you might not. But to be honest who cares?!… Read More

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Culture

Next Time You Get EMS’d, Thank Them

By On May 27, 2014

First off, my experience as an EMT is pretty limited. I only completed the certification class a few months ago and I can’t even legally practice yet. However, in the 24 hours… Read More

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Culture

Please Stop Speculating About the 2016 Presidential Election

By On May 20, 2014

The next presidential election is still over two years away, so please stop speculating. Every time a news organization predicts a potential candidate something happens that ruins their chances. Chris Christie was… Read More

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Culture

The Rob Kennedy

By On May 18, 2014

The Roberts, McNamara and Kennedy, along with the rest of Kennedy’s vital staff, were locked in heated debate over the efficacy of a naval blockade, military action, and various diplomatic resolutions in… Read More