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Greek Life As We Know It

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Alexis Morillo

Up close and personal with the faults in the system By Alexis Morillo, Upfront Editor I don’t know why, but sometimes when I remember really big moments in my life I see them from a bird’s eye view. I watch myself from the outside. Maybe I do this as a defense mechanism to remove myself […]

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Media’s Masculinity Complex

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Celisa Calacal

Why we praise our leaders for violence In an unforeseen military move, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian air base April 6, an act that has moved the U.S. dangerously closer to international warfare. Naturally, Trump’s brash action sent the media into a whirlwind, with pundits and reporters shelling out their analyses […]

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Back To Its Roots

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Annie Estes

X Ambassadors Bring a Music Festival to Ithaca by Annie Estes, Contributing Writer The City of Ithaca is gearing up for a music-filled fall as it prepares for the first ever Cayuga Sound Festival, which will take place Sept. 22 and 23 in several spots throughout the city such as Stewart Park, The Haunt and […]

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Roadtrippin’ Playlist

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Tessa More

Whether you’re hitting the road with your old high school friends or visiting grandma with your parents, these are road trip songs that everyone can sing along to. By: Tessa More, Contributing Writer Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes the inevitable trips to visit college friends all across the country and globe. Fueled […]

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RAW FROM THE SAW: Album Review – Pure Comedy

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Jordan Aaron

By Jordan Aaron, Sawdust Editor “Another white guy in 2017 who takes himself so god damn seriously,” Josh Tillman (better known as Father John Misty) croons in his 13-minute epic of a song, “Leaving LA.” Pure Comedy is sarcastic and earnest, cynical and optimistic, damning and accepting. It’s also quite long – probably too long. […]

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Dear Nintendo

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Segaro Bozart

The Nintendo Switch was a highly-anticipated release, but this writer wants more from Nintendo. By: Segaro Bozart, Contributing Writer Dear Nintendo, I love video games, and I feel like I have to give you the credit for it. Super Smash Bros. was the first game I can remember playing, and who knows how much money […]

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13 Reasons Why Not

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Megan Banning

Media’s responsibility toward mental health By Megan Banning, Art Editor Netflix’s newest series, 13 Reasons Why, follows Clay Jensen as he listens to 13 sides of his friend Hannah Baker’s suicide tapes. The series attempts to bring light to suicide among teenagers by sending the message to ask for help when you need it and […]

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Take Back The Night

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Anonymous

One survivor’s story By Anonymous I participated in my first Take Back the Night event my freshman year of college. It was hard for me to admit, just by being there, to hundreds of perfect strangers that I was a sexual assault survivor, seeing that my own parents still don’t know. My first march, however, […]

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Our two cents on Karen Pence

Posted on April 10th, 2017 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

Oh my God, Karen! You can’t just promote art therapy It started with Abigail Smith Adams, and now here we are in the era of Second Lady Karen Sue Batten Pence. Beginning around the 19th century, the first and second ladies of the United States, began to become involved in charity work or some kind […]

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On Being Present

Posted on April 10th, 2017 by Megan Banning

In my treatment session on Friday, we talked about mindfulness, the act of living vibrantly in the present. It is a way to cut out distractions and live a fuller, happier life. I’ve always found this skill impossible to master. There’s so much happening around me, in my head, that I can’t always bring myself […]

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