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“Alternative facts” are dangerous lies

True or false? 2+2=5. While this sounds completely ridiculous, with the rise of “alternative facts,” the line between fact and fiction begins to blur. Kellyanne Conway (U.S. Counselor to the President) coined the term “alternative facts” on January 22nd, during a Meet the Press interview. Conway was defending the White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer,

College athletes deserve to be paid for their services

Many student athletes, particularly football and men’s basketball players, play college sports at significant risk to themselves and their professional futures. If these student athletes are injured, their careers could be over, and but they play their hardest and still aren’t paid for their services, an unfair deal which allows universities to generate huge profit

Japandroids new album lacks energy

When “Celebration Rock” came out in 2012, it was something of a revelation. Right as the alternative rock scene started to pivot towards more mellow, relaxed sounds like Beach House and Mac Demarco, Japandroids put out a genuinely good classic rock album. The guitars had the right amount distortion, the drums the right amount of

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