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Award season attempts to get political

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Men and women love to see the different gowns and risque outfits that musicians and celebrities wear to the Grammys and the Oscars. Recently, the 59th Grammy Awards show aired. Being the first award show of the year, most didn't know what to expect. With the election season coming to an end, most...

Everyone has a voice

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“Stay out of politics.” It’s a phrase that I’ve noticed more and more in the last several months. It always seems to be directed toward some celebrity who’s made a vague remark on the political climate, or has blatantly taken a side on some current event. “Every week, my buds and...

Damn, parrot

Damn, parrot

March 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

“Damn, Daniel” may not be funny in the slightest, but it does serve as an excellent example of how easily something can be repeated with little thought. I don’t find the infamous sentence fragment funny regardless of its original context, or as a meme. Jokes require structure, a subject, something...

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