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Ode to a College App

January 16, 2019 2:56am | Natalie Richardson

Oh college apps, How you’ve forsaken me. You give me the hope of a brighter future yet strip me of my sanity. My stress is incalculable, and I never get to sleep. You demand letters of rec and all of my money   I’m left […]

A New Status Quo in the North Korea-United States Standoff

January 15, 2019 7:50pm | Brandon Kim

It might be hard to believe, considering the very real possibility of nuclear war just last summer, but the last time North Korea conducted a nuclear missile test was just over a year ago: November 28, 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the country hasn’t […]

Santa Satire

December 19, 2018 8:14pm | Sascha Goldsmith

This Christmas, I’m really looking forward to getting a piece of coal. You see, I’ve been kinda good the whole year, right, so I at least deserve something that I might want. Coal is honestly the best thing ever. It’s basically diamond, and technically contains […]

Bohemian Rhapsody Review: For Families not for Fans

November 29, 2018 11:16pm | Naiima Paul

  The highly awaited Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody recently came out to a generally well-receiving audience. Rami Malek, the film’s star, was celebrated for his Oscar-worthy performance as Freddie Mercury. The soundtrack, composed of the band’s greatest hits and best live performances, made its way to […]

Cookies vs Creme

November 29, 2018 11:14pm | Ally Matheson

One afternoon I was eating an Oreo cookie and trying to decide which part I liked better, the cookie or the creme. It got me thinking, is one really better than the other? There is no simple approach to any question, only the perspective that […]

What’s So Wrong With Columbus Day?

November 2, 2018 6:54pm | Nina Baeza

On October 8, 2018, over 20 states celebrated Columbus Day. However, many other states, like California, did not observe Columbus Day. Columbus Day celebrates the “discovery” of the Americas by Christopher Columbus, an intrepid Italian explorer. Why did all of these states choose not to […]

Tha Carter V Review

October 29, 2018 6:11am | Amol Shome

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V recently came out on September 28 of this year. It was originally slated for release in 2014, but the album was bogged down by a series of arduous legal disputes. These disputes consisted of clashes between Wayne and his label, Cash Money […]

Twenty One Pilots’ New Album

October 4, 2018 10:31pm | Ally Matheson

Twenty one pilots became one of the most successful bands in the world after their release of the Blurryface album in 2015. The singles “Stressed Out” and “Ride” made it to the top five on the Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles. Three years later the duo […]

What the Frack!?

April 25, 2018 8:43pm | Sascha Goldsmith

Recently, a drilling company on the Inglewood Oil Field had sparked major concern after announcing 30-40 new oil wells, adding to a prior 41. There will be several drills in use at a time, emitting toxins into the air at least 400 feet away from […]

Cape Town Has No Water

April 18, 2018 4:05am | Sascha Goldsmith

No rain in almost 3 years plus a water supply cut off has the people of Cape Town, South Africa desperate for a solution in times of extreme drought. Taps were to shut off on April 12, Day-Zero. Soon residents’ water rations will ween down […]