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Kimya Dawson: Soccer Mom Punk

Kimya Dawson, aged 43, is a songwriter who worked with plentiful of other artists in the

punk folk genre and on movies such as Juno. Photo used from Kimya Dawson’s public Twitter account.

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Kimya Dawson, a forty-three-year-old punk rock soccer mom with conspiracy theories about what scientists are telling us about what’s really in the ocean and knuckle tattoos that say "LAFF LOUD" and "ROCK SOFT", is an indie folk punk singer/songwriter who is the personification of cool as black...

Kalin and Myles Provide Listeners with Sense of Dissatisfaction

Kalin and Myles prove you need more than a pretty face and a record deal to make good music. (Photo used with permission from Moxie.)

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015

2014 was the Year of the Butt, hailed by many as the most prolific year for the gluteus maximus in recent memory. Hits like “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor and “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj helped 2014 prove its place in history as the most “butt obsessed” year. Following “Anaconda”...

Everyone Needs to Watch: Orphan Black

What would happen, and what to do when life is someone’s experiment. Sarah sees one a doppelganger which sets of a chain of events that no one could see coming.

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor

March 17, 2015

Warning: This post contains spoilers; they will be kept to a minimum, but they are there. Orphan Black is a science fiction television show on the BBC that does not get nearly the amount of attention that it deserves. It is a genuinely good show, casted with talented actors, a plot centered on women...

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

Rayne Crivelli’s room is a shrine of LGBTQ+ media, featuring movies, books, and music by gay artists from all walks of life.

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

LGBTQ+ students often seek out media they can relate to through movies, television, music and books. It is human nature to look for a self-representation in the media they consume. Books and TV shows are popular for the long term connections young adults form through ongoing series and fan culture. Books Beauty Queens by Libba Bray...

Review: The Blacklist

The American flag is a symbol of the dedication all of the FBI officers show when handling a case in “The Blacklist.”

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

Raymond Reddington is someone you do not want to mess with. Not only is he an ex-government official and a FBI most wanted fugitive, but he also knows how to get what he wants, no matter the cost. When he mysteriously turns himself in for an unknown reason, he says one thing—he will only speak with...

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