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Streaming services are considering removing Yes music due to recent controversy surrounding his anti-semitic comments. (Photo taken from Yes Instagram)

Kanye West’s Music Should NOT be Taken Off Streaming Services

Jackson Ogden, Writer
November 29, 2022

  Separating art from artists has been a very hot discussion in recent years, and none bigger than recent  controversy surrounding Ye, formally known as Kanye West.    Most people are aware of the inappropriate, anti-Semitic and harmful statements Ye has said on various...

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The New Observer: “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” Review

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
November 17, 2022

  Harry Potter’s chokehold on pop culture is incredible, as the Wizarding World has continued to enchant fans around the globe for over 20 years.    Despite having 500 million copies sold and grossing almost $2.4 billion at the box office, I was not a part of the magical...

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A Grooming Epidemic: Two Documentaries Expose Pedophilia in American Institutions

Michael Campbell, Writer
November 9, 2022

  Two documentaries, two institutions specialized for children, one pervasive threat: “grooming.”    “Grooming” refers to “manipulative behaviors that the abuser uses to gain access to a potential victim, coerce them to agree to the abuse, and reduce the risk...

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Review: Taylor Swift’s Midnights is a Masterpiece

Maleigha Billings, Writer
November 9, 2022

  With the stroke of midnight on a late October eve, Taylor Swift brought fans on a “journey through terrors and sweet dreams,” with her new album, “Midnights.”  People are brought to the middle of the night for many reasons, whether it’s self-hatred, what ifs,...

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Review: Tyler Childers’ “Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?”

Maddy Bremer, Writer
October 19, 2022

  Tyler Childers–our lord and savior of country music–has released a gospel album.    “Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?” is a gospel-inspired triple album that sounds just like all the classic hymns you sang in church–until you read the lyrics. Despite...

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