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Column: Fearless (Taylor’s Version) marks emotional growth for Taylor Swift and her listeners

Annetta Stogniew, news correspondent April 21, 2021

In November 2008, 19-year-old Taylor Swift ended her breakthrough album, Fearless, with the song “Change.” In a conversation with Country Aircheck that same year, Swift said she wrote the song “about...

Column: Dunkin’ vs. Starbucks: the ongoing dispute brews on

Ethan Wayne, news staff April 1, 2021

Coffee shops dominate college culture around the country as a convenient place to study, meet and enjoy food and drinks. Businesses like Starbucks, Dunkin’, Peet’s Coffee and Panera Bread surround...

Column: Lil Nas X embraces queerness in new single “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

Katie Mogg, news staff April 1, 2021

Lil Nas X released his highly anticipated single “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name),” Friday, March 26. Since July 2020, the artist has been teasing his fans with snippets of the catchy song, so it’s...

Column: The #FreeBritney movement puts her life under scrutiny

Grace Comer, news staff March 31, 2021

Since the beginning of her career, American pop star Britney Spears has been the subject of inappropriate speculation, jokes and criticism. Rising to fame at the age of just 16, she not only dealt with...

Column: Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia gives us the fuel we need to get through the pandemic

Poon Singhatiraj, news staff March 29, 2021

When Dua Lipa released her sophomore album Future Nostalgia a year ago March 27, the world’s attention was focused elsewhere. The COVID-19 pandemic was in full swing, stretching hospitals to full capacity,...

Linda May and Frances McDormand in the film

Celebrate Women’s History Month with films directed by and starring women

Natalie Duerr, news staff March 17, 2021

In 93 years of the Academy Awards, only ONE woman has won best director and only seven have been nominated. In 2021, the Academy recognized more than one woman in the best director category for the first...

Green during COVID-19: How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day safely

Rachel Erwin, deputy lifestyle editor March 15, 2021

For the second year in a row, it looks as though COVID-19 is throwing a wrench in St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Though we cannot celebrate at massive parades and parties, there are still ways to make...

Daylight savings: How to take advantage of the extra sunlight

Katie Mogg, news staff March 13, 2021

Sunday, March 14 is the first day of daylight savings time. This means the community will lose an hour of sleep in exchange for an extra hour of sunlight. After months of a bone-chilling, dark winter,...

Column: What’s the beef with Millennials and Gen Z on TikTok about? 

Kelly Garrity, news staff March 12, 2021

“TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️: skinny jeans.”  That was the caption on a video posted on Glow Up University (@glowupu), a TikTok account featuring videos comparing the latest fashion trends. “Gen Z...

“Minari” debuted January 2020 at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic. 

(L-R) Alan S. Kim, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho, Yeri Han

Column: ‘Minari’ is not foreign. It’s as American as it gets

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 9, 2021

Last week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, or HFPA, released this year’s Golden Globe nominees. Films such as “Mank,” “Promising Young Woman” and “Nomadland” found themselves up...

With Valentine's Day around the corner but the pandemic still in full swing, there are so many options to celebrate at a proper distance or virtually.

Column: 10 ways to safely spend the holiday of love during COVID-19

Katie Mogg, news staff February 1, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the single remaining holiday with festivities not yet altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But unfortunately, the holiday’s fate is sealed. Although our nation’s efforts to roll out...

Column: The LGBTQ+ community finds a new, family-friendly icon

Grace Comer, news staff January 31, 2021

A new face has joined the A-list of queer celebrities – JoJo Siwa. Siwa inspired a flurry of discussion Jan. 20 when she posted a TikTok video lip-syncing to Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way.” “No...

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