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TikTok continues its reign as one of the top apps of 2020

TikTok continues its reign as one of the top apps of 2020
November 16, 2020

TikTok, the viral video-sharing app, is popular among Generation Z teens, with more than 2.3 billion all-time downloads and 100 million users throughout the U.S., says the Business Insider. Despite...

Netflix raises its prices to provide better content

Netflix raises its prices to provide better content
November 16, 2020

On Oct. 29, Netflix announced a price increase for its standard and premium subscription plans. The standard plan increased by $1, now $13.99/month, while the premium plan increased by $2 to $17.99/month....

How has COVID-19 has affected musicians, and has all been negative?

How has COVID-19 has affected musicians, and has all been negative?
November 16, 2020

With limited sponsorships and record deals, the music industry and rising artists have been hit hard by the pandemic. Concerts were some of the first events to be canceled worldwide when the pandemic began,...

New movies to watch this November

November 16, 2020

With COVID-19 delaying the production and release of many movies, it might be hard to figure out what’s available to watch next. As the year comes to an end, here is a list of upcoming movies you can...

Get ready to watch these six returning shows

November 16, 2020

The worst part of binge-watching a series is waiting to see if the show will be renewed for another season. In the time of COVID, where productions are being cut short or put on hiatus, fans are wondering...

SCOPE presents Zoom Q&A with John Mulaney during comedy week

SCOPE presents Zoom Q&A with John Mulaney during comedy week
November 16, 2020

As part of the Student Committee of Programming Event’s (SCOPE) Comedy Week, actor, writer and comedian John Mulaney appeared in a Zoom webinar, where he answered questions submitted by students. The...

Writer’s Choice Playlist

November 16, 2020

I absolutely love music, and I cannot go one day without listening to a song. These are my current favorite songs that give me the motivation to get through the day. Waves by Dean Lewis Dean Lewis...

Celebrities talk voting and who they’re voting for

Celebrities talk voting and who they’re voting for
November 2, 2020

Celebrities seem far from the average person, but in one regard, they’re not so different: they still vote. Some celebrities have been outspoken on social media about this year’s presidential election,...

Five great political movies for voters to watch

Five great political movies for voters to watch
November 2, 2020

Politics in film often highlights a monumental moment in history or focuses on one of the many intricate processes involved in government, and makes for an engaging, yet informational, plot. Here are five...

Five political TV shows to watch this election

Cast of
November 2, 2020

With the presidential election right around the corner, Americans are anxious to find out who will win. Television can be a good distraction from real-world events, especially with the potential of delayed...

Saturday Night Live’s most notable political impersonations

Maya Rudolph and Beck Bennett
November 2, 2020

The NBC late-night sketch comedy show, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) is notorious for its satirical take on current politics. The show was closely followed during the 2016 presidential election as there...

Writer’s Choice Playlist

November 2, 2020

I took my time with this playlist to ensure you would enjoy it. I chose these songs because these are some of my escapes from the real world that help me relax. It is a playlist that I believe brings a...

Author Jennifer Cobbina speaks to university students about protests changing America

The Zoom event
November 2, 2020

On Tuesday, the office of the V.P. for diversity & inclusion and the Myatt Center for Diversity & Inclusion hosted a webinar entitled “Hands Up Don’t Shoot: How Protests Changed America.”...

Rico Nasty’s Livestream Performance

Rico Nasty’s Livestream Performance
October 26, 2020

Andrea Alverca On Oct.14, the Student Committee of Programming Events (SCOPE) worked with Looped to conduct a virtual concert featuring Rico Nasty, an up and coming artist. Undergraduate students could...

A Brush with Death

A Brush with Death
October 26, 2020

I wake with a start, regretting it as pain shoots through my head. I’m in a dark room and as my eyes slowly adjust to the lack of lighting, I see there’s something laying on the ground nearby. My heart...

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