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Prince and his contributions to music

Chris Diver

May 11, 2016

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On April 21st, the world was shocked to hear that famous rock musician Prince had died at the young age of 57. At first there were only reports that a body was found at Prince’s Paisley Park studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota which...

Pizza Hut or Dominos?

May 11, 2016

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It’s Friday night, and you’re craving pizza. What’s your first thought? Most Millikin students will choose between either Dominos or Pizza Hut due to their proximity to campus and the fact that they deliver. But which is...

Eating Disorders Not Treated in Japan

May 11, 2016

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In today’s society, the pressure to be thin promoted by mass media pushes some females to the point of developing eating disorders. Seeing celebrities in magazines that are unhealthily slim seem to only further promote the idea...

Ghost in the Shell: Hollywood is Back at it Again with the Whitewashing

Alexsenia Ralat

May 4, 2016

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Oh Hollywood, there you go again with your favorite hobby! Whitewashing! Paramount is now under fire for casting white actress Scarlett Johansson in the main role of the remake of a Japanese anime called “Ghost in the Shell.”...

Music Festivals: Yay or Nay

Chris Diver

May 4, 2016

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  With the summer approaching, this means there are many music festivals such as Burning Man, Lollapalooza, are coming up in which a variety of bands of different genres come together to perform as well as Coachella which...

Straight from Strater

Joe Strater

May 4, 2016

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In the course of our collegiate careers, time has the ability to slip away from us faster than we realize most of the time. For instance, I can think back clearly to the last school year, in which I was a freshman, and now, as...

Straight From Strater

May 4, 2016

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It is truly amazing to think about the distinct differences in public interactions in the past as well as in the present. With the newly created inventions such as cellphones, it is becoming more and more apparent how younger...

Staying healthy in college

Kyle Lawton

May 4, 2016

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College is an introduction to many changes in a persons life. For the first time you're truly on your own making your own decision, which can lead to multiple outcomes. Your not told how late your allowed to stay out, you can...

Does Hollywood White-Wash Celebrities?

May 4, 2016

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Johnny Depp playing a Native American hero? A white, British actor fulfilling the role of Othello? Although Hollywood often tries to deny their white-washing habits, the evidence of them in many films is obvious. For those who...

The War on Civil Rights in North Carolina

Lauren Rhodes

April 18, 2016

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WTF North Carolina state law makers! People can’t use the bathroom without enough stress as it is and you want to force Trans people to use the bathroom according to their gender at birth and or their gender on their identification...

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