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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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Navigating black identity in a largely white music scene

Sharah Hutson Contributing Writer On this past Saturday, Nov. 25, I traveled to the Agora Ballroom for the first time to witness the music festival Snowed In. With headlining bands such as Adult Mom, Diet Cig, Saintseneca and PUP, I found myself being excited to see a lot of these bands for the first time. […]

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This year’s Fall Dance Concert is intimate and original

Coral Ciupak Viewpoints Editor Last night, The College of Wooster Dance Company hosted the first of three performances of its annual Fall Dance Concert. This year’s iteration of the concert features eight original performances, each choreographed and performed by Wooster students. As in previous years, the concert is held in Freedlander Theatre’s four-sided stage specifically […]

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Ghost Writing

Drake’s 2015 mixtape “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late,” is arguably one of the most important projects when discussing the trajectory of hip hop during the 2010s. While the music on the project is considered to reflect some of the best works associated with Drake’s name, it was the controversy which surrounded the album […]

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The department of theater and dance presented “Medea”

Desi LaPoole A&E Editor On Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 1-3, The College of Wooster’s department of theater and dance presented Euripides’ Greek tragedy, “Medea.” Directed by Professor Shirley Huston-Findley, “Medea” follows the story of a woman on a quest to seek revenge against the man she gave everything up for. The majority of “Medea’s” cast […]

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Media company 88rising gives agency to Asian youth artists

Meg Itoh Editor In Chief We might know 88rising primarily as a YouTube channel that releases music videos for Asian artists and creates videos involving Asian cultures. However, founder Sean Miyashiro describes it as a management and media production company. Basically, 88rising is a media brand representing and celebrating Asian culture — not the exotic […]

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