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The West at its best on Netflix’s series “Godless”

Claire Wineman Contributing Writer As I am from Colorado, my poor friends have sat through hours worth of me longing for the beauty of the West, with its mountains and plains. Imagine their happiness when I discovered Netflix’s new limited series “Godless,” perfect for diverting my attention over this past homesick weekend that was still […]

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Jaden Smith’s new album “Syre” aims high and doesn’t land

Harry Todd Contributing Writer Hip-hop is all about mythmaking, developing a personal narrative, one that simultaneously humanizes the rapper and elevates them above the listeners. On “Syre,” Jaden Smith’s debut album, Smith tries to narrativize himself among who he sees as the best musicians of all time – the Kendrick Lamars and Jimi Hendrixs of […]

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Reissues & Rarities

With December in full, terrifying swing (my god, there is so much due), newspapers and blogs like Pitchfork will start to publish their annual end-of-the-year lists: the best of the best movies, music and television released (according to some overly-analytic nerds who aren’t like me in the slightest). It’s fun to go back to these […]

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Netflix’s new show “Alias Grace” is all-too-relevant

Coral Ciupak Viewpoints Editor For those still reeling from Hulu’s TV series adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Netflix recently released “Alias Grace,” a six-episode miniseries adaptation of Atwood’s novel of the same name. “Alias Grace” is the story of Grace Marks, a young Irish immigrant to Canada who in the mid-nineteenth century […]

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Remembering Lil Peep and the legacy he left behind

Toshiko Tanaka Contributing Writer News leading up to Thanksgiving Break was full of heavy anticipation for the coming holiday, of meeting loved ones and family and just being stress free from work or school, but for others it was cumbersome. Upcoming emo-hip-hop artist Lil Peep passed away on Nov. 15. To expand on his acclaimed […]

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Ta-Nehesi Coates’ “We Were Eight Years in Power” is a must-read

Kamal Morgan Contributing Writer “Out here, in the concrete and real, sentences should be supernatural, words strung together until they compelled any listener to repeat them at odd hours, long after the bass line had died.” These are the words of Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, author, journalist and comic book writer […]

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