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Opinion: Black Lives Matter, we’re tired of being killed

AuJenee Hirsch, Contributor

June 1, 2020

What does it mean to be black while living in America? Three brief sentences my cousin said during a conversation we had the other day explains it perfectly. “Why should the color of my skin matter? I just want to live a...

Opinion: NYT front cover is the wake up call we needed

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

May 27, 2020

Reading the 1,000 names listed on the front cover of The New York Times’ issue on Sunday, May 24 felt like a cold hand grabbing my heart. Never in my life have I been so acutely aware I was living through history. I was too yo...

Charli XCX’s “how i’m feeling now” serves as quarantine anthem

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

May 18, 2020

During a seemingly random zoom call with her fans in April, Charli XCX promised to begin working on a full length album fueled by her quarantine boredom — 39 days later, she delivered. “how i’m feeling now” dropped Friday, ...

Armentrout’s ‘From Blood and Ash’ surprises readers in more ways than one

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2020

“From Blood and Ash” (FBA) is the most recent book to be released by my queen Jennifer L. Armentrout. Armentrout has released over 50 books during her career, but this one was more unique than the rest; this book was a surpr...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has ruined my life

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) is the newest game within the Animal Crossing franchise. Available on the Nintendo Switch console only, it was released Friday, March 20 while the Animal Crossing Switch console released March 1...

What I’ve been doing to pass the time in quarantine

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2020

During this quarantine, I have had more time than I’m personally comfortable with to self-reflect, and because I feel super unproductive if I let myself sit for more than five minutes, I had to find some hobbies to pass this ...

Facts matter, stop lying about the coronavirus

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

April 17, 2020

People cannot stop talking about COVID-19, but as the quarantined days drag on, the line between fact and fiction has become murky. I already wrote a piece talking about the dangers of spreading misinformation regarding the pandemic, but recently, some politicians an...

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