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Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under The Weekly Rage

If you work in marketing, and you want to appeal to a fandom, please check to make sure that the fandom isn’t beyond stupid. For the record, being in a fandom doesn’t make you a bad person and the idea of fandom is not the problem. The problem stems from the “dark side” that each fandom has...

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Blonde & Brains, Top Columns

Dear Men and the Trump Administration, Keep your hands off of my birth control, and keep your laws off of my body. Only a few days ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a change in Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. These new rules will allow employers the opportunity to n...

Why Coming Out Still Matters

Why Coming Out Still Matters

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It

I felt compelled to start typing these words as I sat on the Metro-North. I looked not outside the sealed windows to view the landscape of upper Manhattan morph into the broken forests of Westchester County heading towards Connecticut. Instead, I felt compelled to look at those inside the train car. I...

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild, Top Columns

When I was a kid, I always fantasized about what it would be like when I got older. My parents constantly reminded me that I shouldn't be in a rush to grow up but I would brush them off because what did parents know? Right? Little did I know, they were telling the truth. If the last few weeks...

No Paramount, You Don’t “Gotta Go Fast”

No Paramount, You Don’t “Gotta Go Fast”

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under The Weekly Rage

A few days ago, Paramount decided to damn humanity to a fate worse than death. They’re going to try and make a “Sonic The Hedgehog” movie. And it’s going to be a live action/CGI hybrid movie like such great feats in cinema like the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie (that currently holds a rating...

Thank you, Dad… For Everything

Thank you, Dad… For Everything

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Blonde & Brains, Top Columns

As I walk down the aisle of the local farmers’ market, passing rows of fresh produce and happy customers, I get stopped by a member of my community. “You have the greatest dad,” she said to me, “and what a great relationship you two have.” I couldn’t help but smile and agree – “I...

Upcoming Music Tours You Don’t Want To Miss

Upcoming Music Tours You Don’t Want To Miss

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Nic's Notables, Top Columns

Check out these upcoming tours that you can catch locally

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“The Big Oops,” the downfall of CBS

“The Big Oops,” the downfall of CBS

Jack Henry Johnson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Jack's Column

CBS News has officially outdone themselves. In the early morning of Oct. 2, Haley Geftman-Gold, the Vice President and senior council of CBS News, released a statement about the Las Vegas shooting in which she had shown her true colors to the world. In her statement she claimed that she had felt no...

I Missed You Will & Grace. Please Don’t Ever Change

I Missed You Will & Grace. Please Don’t Ever Change

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It, Top Columns

The Will & Grace reboot is back... for better or worse!

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Tattoo Taboo

Tattoo Taboo

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

The buzz of the needle, the initial piercing of the skin, the smell of fresh ink, the beautiful end result. The rush of a brand new tattoo can make you feel like it was one of the best decisions that you've ever made, but there's always someone that will be there to burst your bubble of inked up bliss. "You're...

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