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A cup of tech: iPhone 7 overview

A cup of tech: iPhone 7 overview

A cup of tech, Ryan Jones

October 6, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have been met with both criticism and love. An obvious source of criticism is that Apple broke its pattern of releasing a new iPhone design every other year, but two new finishes bring elegance and beauty to the design. The headphone jack is gone, breaking many people’s promis...

A cup of tech Introduction

A cup of tech Introduction

A cup of tech, Ryan Jones

October 5, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

It all started when I ripped the crisp red ribbon off my Christmas present. In shock, I looked down at a compact black box. “What could it be?” I wondered. I curiously tore off the rest of the Santa Claus wrapping paper. However, this was no ordinary present. I stared down at a rugged, antiquated ob...

Loving yourself is so punk rock

Loving yourself is so punk rock

Loving yourself is so punk rock, Eden Kurr

August 29, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

Confidence is a powerful thing. Too much of it, and you’re arrogant. Not enough, and you’re self-deprecating. The exact right amount can be hard to find, especially in an increasingly difficult-to-navigate society, because there is no “correct” way to love yourself. In this blog, I will be...

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Finals

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Finals

Natasha's funky fre$h tunes and Natasha Vyhovsky

April 30, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

With AP tests starting this week and senior finals next week, it's important to keep your chill while also keeping those grades. This weekend, I'm bringing you relaxing tunes to help you keep your zen while you study, study, study.

Get it right – bring back the NCAA Football video game series

Get it right – bring back the NCAA Football video game series

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

After discontinuing the making of the NCAA Football series after the release of NCAA Football 14, sophomore Gabe Swartz tell you how we can bring back the series.

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Week ten

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Week ten

April 15, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

With a little less than a month left of school, it's time to get excited about leaving this year behind and become inspired by the opportunity of a new beginning and a fresh start with the start of summer.This week's tunes are inspired by leaving the past and opening up new beginnings.

Racism in team names: a fine line

Racism in team names: a fine line

Swartz on sports and Gabe Swartz

April 11, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

Early Thursday morning, a quick check of the top trends on Twitter would have brought up the name Bomani Jones, an analyst at ESPN not afraid to speak out on racial injustice. That morning on ESPN’s Mike and Mike show, Jones wore an interesting and thought-provoking shirt that displayed a white-fa...

Failure is part of the process

Failure is part of the process

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2016


Filed under Columns, OPINION

“Never mind, this was probably a bad idea anyway.” When my sister was explaining her idea for a fundraiser at her school to me, she started talking enthusiastically, telling me how much this fundraiser would impact the students and that it would help give her fellow classmates a voice for change. A...

Funky fre$h weekend tunes: Week nine

Funky fre$h weekend tunes: Week nine

Natasha's funky fre$h tunes and Natasha Vyhovsky

April 8, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

This weekend, I'm bringing you my favorite compilation of soft electronic tunes to play when you're feeling a little edgy. While none of these are true EDM picks, they each earn a spot on this list for their varying ranges of electronic elements and influences, however subtle.

Large or small, you can’t have it all

Large or small, you can’t have it all

Morgan Lewis, Sports Coordinator

April 6, 2016


Filed under Columns, OPINION

Adults talk about high school a lot, but no event more than prom. They remember and laugh about the fun memories they shared with their friends during this dance. Prom is considered to be a major milestone in high school, but we have to ask ourselves if it is worth hurting people to make it special. I am...

Funky fre$h weekend tunes: Week eight

Funky fre$h weekend tunes: Week eight

Natasha's funky fre$h tunes and Natasha Vyhovsky

April 2, 2016


Filed under Blogs, OPINION

For some of us, we will be starting a new life in a matter of months, facing the world head on in the middle of our quarter life crises. This may mean a new life in Lawrence or one halfway across the country. This week’s playlist, "California quarter life crisis," is inspired by the west coast - because that's where I'm headed - and the feeling of clearing out and starting over, the whole world waiting for us. (If you’re not actually leaving next year, it's still worth a listen.)

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