Shine a Light on Slavery

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Sarah Larabee, Procrastinator
April 17, 2014

February twenty-seventh was national Shine a Light on Slavery Day advocated by the End It Movement, a day dedicated to raising awareness for the still-present human trafficking and slavery around the world. For the day, a large amount of supporters draw a red “X” on their hand, or something of that... Read more »

Like Mother Like…Son?

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Summer Neal, Television Snob
April 17, 2014

Bates Motes…the record breaking A&E series that showcases the twisted lives of Norma and Norman Bates. Although it’s somewhat of a Psycho remake, the show presents the main characters in a more modern sense. As a fan of the 1960′s film, as well as Robert Bloch’s book, I was... Read more »

Who Supports the Teachers?

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Jordan Houston, Desk Writer,
April 4, 2014

Teaching, it’s a job that requires patience, poise, and a certain understanding of what students are going through.  From my personal time in school, what I’ve heard is that most teachers had a dream of being something other than a teacher, but once they got into college something about the profession... Read more »

Chaos in Kenya

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Olivia Morris, (Desk) Writer
April 1, 2014

“It’s a shame how under-publicized Kenya’s democracy is.” — BBC News. On Monday, March 4, millions of Kenyans of every race and geographic location flocked to the polls for the presidential election. A variety of sources have reported different accounts of how the voting... Read more »

Q’s ‘Oxymoron’

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Summer Neal, Trap Lord
March 12, 2014

“He’s always wearing a bucket hat.” “He’s the one that wears the bucket hats, right?” “BUCKET HATS.” When asked about the infamous ScHoolboy Q, Seniors Carson Ewart, Evan Parkman, and Emilie Hall simply related the quirky rapper to his odd sense of style.... Read more »

Music Is My Life

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Kaben Holmes, Raps under the name "Milo, The Great"
March 6, 2014

Honestly, I believe that everyone should have some type of activity to be an outlet for their minds and feelings. Some people take up drawing, writing stories, playing video games, film-making, or item collecting. I, for one, write lyrics and rap over hip hop beats as a rapper, under the moniker “Milo,... Read more »

Scott Mescudi vs. The World

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Eric White, Professional Frat Boy
March 5, 2014

In the new technology savvy world, artists such as Beyonce and Jay-Z are thinking outside of the box and releasing albums with little to no warning beforehand in order to minimize the chances of an album leak.  The practice of the “surprise album” trend has even inspired KiD CuDi to follow suit... Read more »

Guitar Buying Tips Save The Day

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Blake Sloan, Desk Writer
March 4, 2014

Although playing the guitar has many positive aspects, there is one negative thing about all guitar players: they always want an even better guitar.  Don’t be fooled by the price of the product.  Just because a guitar is expensive, doesn’t mean that it’s better.  If a player is smart,... Read more »

Inside Llewyn Davis

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Summer Neal, こんにちは
February 24, 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 comedy-drama film that has just recently garnered the attention it so rightly deserves. This film was released last year on December 6th but was given a wide release on January 10th of this year. The plot centers around a struggling folk artist and his desperate attempts... Read more »

Her

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Savannah Faulkner, Desk Writer
February 10, 2014

Of all the new movies being nominated for the 2014 Academy Awards, Spike Jonze’s “Her” has stood out as an unusual but stunning love story. Most dystopian future stories display a form of human slavery, either out of fear or pleasure. This not-too-distant-future film is based on pleasure,... Read more »

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