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Dear Influencers, Stop

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Jay Marren, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Since its initial birth into existence in 2005, YouTube has quickly grown to the forefront of pop culture. Beauty gurus, gamers, vloggers and more are rising more and more as YouTube grows even larger. By watching compilations like "Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson being a mood for 5 minutes straight"...

K-12, Evolving the Music Industry

K-12, Evolving the Music Industry

Jay Marren, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Unafraid of ever crossing the line, Melanie Martinez returns to music with her new album and movie "K-12." Martinez has never been afraid to express her concerns with issues like domestic violence, child neglect, abuse and other topics. Martinez' visual album confronts the issues that come with public...

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, A Thrilling Instant Classic

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, A Thrilling Instant Classic

Jay Marren, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" has to be one of the most refreshing horror movies to come out this year. This movie perfectly blends the elements of classic horror as well as adding in hints of the elements that a lot of new horror films are praised for. This film's excellent story, characters,...

Boy Erased: An Outcry for Acceptance

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Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, we constantly face adversity. Constant hate and anger towards our community is never shocking. But as people, we still receive enough acceptance and love to keep us going. As people have grown to acceptance, we constantly rise above that hate. But we never knew that...

Next to Normal

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Macob Jarren, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

"Next to Normal" is an extremely interesting musical for its amazingly, relatable story. The struggle with mental health and the unique sound of the music expresses many common feelings that modern day people feel on a day to day basis. "Next to Normal" focuses on the story of suburban mother, Diana...

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

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Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

Beginning off-broadway in October of the year 1967, "Hair" is a rock musical that is a product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution in the late 1960s. Several of its songs became anthems of peace during the Anti-Vietnam War Peace Movemonet. This musical originally caused massive controversy...