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An OU student’s guide: The best tips for visiting Japan

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor June 26, 2024

The Japanese Yen is the weakest it's been in 34 years compared to the United States dollar. Flocks of Americans are heading to Japan this summer to have a once-in-a-lifetime trip and to also benefit from...

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Flashback cinema: ‘Alien’

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor May 29, 2024

Spoilers ahead: You have been warned. 1979 is calling, are you picking up? Ridley Scott is on the phone with a timeless, well-crafted yet chilling movie that stands the test of time.  “Alien:...

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‘Fallout:’ The newest game to TV adaptation

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 24, 2024

Game to film and television adaptations aren’t anything new to streaming. “Uncharted,” “Assassin’s Creed” and “The Last of Us” are all game to live-action adaptations and those are just...

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The rise of midwest princess Chappell Roan

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 24, 2024

If you’ve been on TikTok or any other social media site recently, chances are you’ve run into a video about pop star Chappell Roan or a video that contains one of her songs.  Her album “The Rise...

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Songs to add to your summer playlist

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 24, 2024

Summer drives call for rolling the windows down, letting the cool wind in and blasting bangers. As we get ready for summer break, here are a few songs to add to your playlist. “HOT TO GO!” by...

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Fun things to do around Michigan this summer

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter April 24, 2024

With the end of the semester getting closer, students are excited about the time away from school. The sun is coming out, the weather is getting warmer and freedom couldn’t be more exhilarating.  No...

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A dish best served hot: Dissecting the Drake, Kendrick and J. Cole beef

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter April 17, 2024

Rap beef has always been a contentious field. Nas vs. Jay-Z, Biggie vs. Tupac, Eminem vs. Ja Rule. Everyone wants to have the one-up on each other.  The recent rap beef between J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar...

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Girl in Red is ‘Doing It Again Baby!’ with new studio album

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 17, 2024

Marie Ulven Ringheim, best known as Girl in Red, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter that is best known for her releases “we fell in love in october” and “girls.” She initially gained popularity for...

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Taylor Swift releases her ‘5 Stages of Heartbreak’ playlists

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief April 10, 2024

In anticipation of her upcoming album “The Tortured Poets Department” which comes out on April 19, Taylor Swift released five curated playlists on Apple Music representing each of the five stages of...

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8 upcoming movies to look out for in 2024

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Late last year, I made a compiled list of films that were announced to be released in 2024 entitled, “The most anticipated films of 2024.” But since then, new films have been announced to come out...

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‘Found Heaven:’ Conan Gray delivers 80s pop album

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Fans of Conan Gray greatly anticipated his brand new album “Found Heaven” since he announced it back in January — myself included.  Gray first emerged on YouTube when he was 15, and soon released...

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‘Only God Was Above Us:’ A new beginning for Vampire Weekend

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Vampire Weekend is a band that is always changing. From their debut record in 2008, to “Contra” in 2010 and the wonderful “Modern Vampires of the City” in 2013, this band has always been keeping...

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