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Political focus: Spikes in COVID-19 can send us back to quarantine

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak was catastrophic to the economy and society, and the economy will take years to recover. Society will never be the same, and it’s devastating. One of the most popular trading stocks, Dow Jones, had one of th...

Hometown comes together for Black Lives Matter protest

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

June 9, 2020

In the heart of Rochester Municipal Park on Thursday, June 4, I kneeled in silence with hundreds of friends, classmates and neighbors for eight minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd on the day of his memorial service...

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...

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