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Can I Interview You?

Can I Interview You?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

May 8, 2018


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It is not the standard day of a college student or any person to sit on two raised chairs under bright lights, a camera filming behind you, and ask someone who they murdered that led to them serving over twenty years in prison. My sophomore year of college I took an Interview Techniques for Today’s Media Clas...

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

April 24, 2018


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“Keep me in your glow / Cause I’m having such a good time with you,” Kacey Musgraves sings in the title track of her newly released album Golden Hour. The fourth album released by the 29 year old singer-songwriter from Golden, Texas showcases her at her most carefree state of mind and throwing...

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 18, 2018


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“I go in one room, and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction. I go in another room, they’ll try to bring up one of my family members or something and tell me, ‘Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?’” This is the account given by former Louisiana...

Today’s Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP

Today’s Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

February 28, 2018


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Zoey 101, Drake & Josh, iCarly and several other TV shows on TV channels like Nickelodeon were the shows of my years growing up. It was those types of shows that hit the mark just right. The characters were just entering high school, but were still relatable to kids between fourth and ninth grade. Th...

I Don’t Need an Umbrella and That is Okay

I Don’t Need an Umbrella and That is Okay

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

February 22, 2018


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Is this what these dating apps are for? Is this what I want? What am I doing?

ACS: Versace – Even In Death Versace Creates Beauty

ACS: Versace – Even In Death Versace Creates Beauty

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

January 18, 2018


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Ugly does not exist in American Crime Story: Versace (Full title: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) from its illustrious opening of Gianni Versace awaking in his decorated to the final tile house to [SPOILER’S AHEAD] the perfect layout of the newspapers Andrew Cunanan purc...

Remember Philando Castile: Will the NRA Defend POC Gun Owners?

Remember Philando Castile: Will the NRA Defend POC Gun Owners?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

January 16, 2018


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Approaching two years since Castile's death. Over six months since the verdict on the events leading to Castile's death. Does the NRA care to comment?

Congratulations on the New Arrival

Congratulations on the New Arrival

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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“Are you upset that you are adopted?” My dad asked me once as I sat on his lap on an old chair in the living room.  What is the proper setting and sitting position to learn at 5 years-old your dad your parents are not where you came you from? The person you have called your “dada, daddy,...

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


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“Yeah the cops came.” The short text read. A thick pad taped to the left side of my stomach as I laid on the coach. My side aching across four etched lines with a north star for the most blistering pain. “I hope everything is okay. Let me know what happens.” It was the last time we ever...

Niall Horan’s Flicker: An Artist Growing in Confidence

Niall Horan’s Flicker: An Artist Growing in Confidence

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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“Oh, my my, you just took me by surprise,” the lyric goes on “Seeing Blind.” Niall Horan’s duet with country singer, Maren Morris, on the Irish singer’s debut album Flicker. The lyric summing up how I didn't feel about One Direction’s “hiatus” in the style of Destiny’s Child and NSYNC,...

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