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Racism in team names: a fine line

Racism in team names: a fine line

Swartz on sports and Gabe Swartz

April 11, 2016

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

“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

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

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

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.)

Weekend watch

Weekend watch

Swartz on sports and Gabe Swartz

March 26, 2016

If you’ve got a busy weekend planned for Easter festivities with family, but still want to be up to date in the realm of the NCAA tournament, check out my Elite Eight game previews and predictions.  

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Week seven

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: Week seven

Natasha's funky fre$h tunes and Natasha Vyhovsky

March 26, 2016

Because this season's bout of spring showers has begun, with a day of rain in the forecast this Saturday, I've compiled a list of my favorite songs to play in my car or my room, cozy and with the sound of rain falling softly outside.

An open letter to Modern Day Romeos

An open letter to Modern Day Romeos

Emily Staples, Photo Editor

March 22, 2016

Senior Emily Staples, also known as Juliet, expresses her frustration with the predictable Modern Day Romeo.

Guest column: What two students learned from yesterday’s Trump rally

Guest column: What two students learned from yesterday’s Trump rally

Susie Song and Aiswariya Ramaswamy

March 13, 2016

Seniors Aiswariya Ramaswamy and Susie Song protested the Trump rally last night; the two of them share what they learned together about the benefits of social activism.

Why I don’t support the Trump rally protests

Why I don’t support the Trump rally protests

Ayesha Vishnani, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2016

Leading Republican candidate Donald Trump canceled his rally in Chicago yesterday due to safety concerns as a result of violence between supporters, protesters and law enforcement. Trump spoke in KC tonight at 6 p.m. at the Midland. Earlier today, protesters along Main Street had a shouting match with Trump supporters, according to the Kansas City Star. The Star also reported that one protester was arrested outside of the theater where Trump spoke.

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: spring break

Natasha’s funky fre$h tunes: spring break

Natasha's funky fre$h tunes and Natasha Vyhovsky

March 9, 2016

OK, so it’s not quite summer - but we can pretend, right? Because spring break is truly a teaser summer; it gives you a taste of the three months of warm weather, freedom and late nights to come. Let the sun and this playlist work together this break to nearly convince you it’s June right now.

Last Friday night

Last Friday night

Eden Kurr, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Sophomore Eden Kurr explains her opinions on partying and why it's not for her.

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