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The Cost of Democratic Policies Are No Laughing Matter

February 6, 2020

No statement stuck with me more than in 2016, when Trump won the presidential election, Abraham Lincoln’s Top Hat and Fox News gauntlet-thrower Ben Kissell declared, “Now is going to be a great time to be a local politician....

Some Buddhist Wisdom as Maxima Chan Zuckerberg’s 4th Birthday Approaches

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2019

Remember the first of December in the year 2015? I do. Whenever a truly massive eye roll takes place in my skull I file it away for future reference. It was a day that I was just about done with Facebook - when I started feeli...

Despising De Niro: Why Do Bad Men Get A Free Pass?

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2019

The #MeToo Movement has been sadly selective about who is punished and who isn’t. This week Netflix debuts its much anticipated “The Irishman,” after director Martin Scorsese caught heat for his pointless bashing of the Ma...

In the Gutter, Looking at Stars

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2019

Women are devout consumers of music. We savor and chew and swallow the magic of it and interpret it in such heartfelt ways that it strikes me as sad that there are fewer female critics. The new Alcest record to me physically ...

In praise of slowness

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

September 20, 2019

History teachers generations from now, introducing an elective course on “Twenty-First Century History,” might begin one of their first lectures by proclaiming its era the ‘dawn of decadence’ (cleverly recalling to mind Fre...

How important is daylight saving time?

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 27, 2019

Over the weekend, some of you may have noticed your clocks were suddenly an hour behind. Some of you might have even been late to work Sunday morning because of it. Some of you might’ve slept right through  Either way, nob...

Lie, lie, lie

Lie, lie, lie

March 11, 2019

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