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Controversy continues in the Texas State Legislature, the assembly burdened with a decision that will allow both professors and students to carry firearms on college campuses in Texas. The issue is a legislative response to campus attacks, most memorably the Virginia Tech massacre of 2007. But many question the practicality of the bill, and ask if arming college students is...
On the first day of AP World History, the wise Kbrom Yohannes mandated the first rule of the class as respect: respecting our classmates, respecting our teacher, and respecting the prompt. Respecting the prompt indirectly requires a level of respect for the entity that developed the prompt: the College Board. I’m thankful that AP exams are administered in May...
The cool autumn wind rushes over your face as your bike rolls over the asphalt like glass, nothing has ever felt this smooth. You continue to pedal harder, and the breeze blows the auburn leaves off of the maple trees. The leaves crackle underneath your 35-millimeter tires filled with 30 psi of pressure, still rolling smoothly. Scenes like this...
The vibrant Open sign quite literally never turns off, a beacon of consistency and reliability in a tumultuous world. As you park and approach the mundane brown building, the delicious smell of waffles hits you. You’ve arrived at Waffle House. Waffle House is one of the greatest, if not the greatest dining establishment for a multitude of reasons, but there...
Last Saturday afternoon, after finally catching up on his sleep and enjoying his late morning, Sam Dayton ’20 clicked on a video that had popped up in YouTube’s recommended section. The video was that of a rapper named Mac Miller – Sam wasn’t familiar. He watched the video anyways, mildly enjoyed it, and, more or less, forgot about it...
Strobe lights flashing, the entirety of the hip-hop group known as Brockhampton jumps up and down with their fans, as they perform their hit single Star... for the seventh time in a row. The fans scream along, absorbed in the music and unbothered by the repetition. Brockhampton's success and ability is displayed in this moment but it starkly contrasts...
Lots of adjectives describe Journey, the 2012 walking simulator game from Los Angeles’ thatgamecompany. Journey is brilliant, captivating, beautiful, breathtaking even. But more than anything else, Journey is unexpected. Unexpected in that its soundtrack was nominated for a Grammy, the first video game nominated in the storied history of the prestigious Recording Academy, and unexpected that Journey would spark...
In an off season full of many high caliber free agents, it was inevitable that the dynamics of the NBA would change. However, despite the signings, the good teams of past years reign supreme, while rebuilding teams sneak into the lower seeded playoff spots. The East As always, the headlining team of the East are the Cleveland Cavaliers, led by the...

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