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Battle of the Bands rocks out in the WAUD one last time

Battle of the Bands rocks out in the WAUD one last time

By Taylor Haber, Bella Grumet, and Gabe Schaner

May 22, 2019


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Covered in tie-dyed bed sheets and strewn with black electrical cords, the Waudatorium had shaken its usual English class undercurrents; instead of scribbling notes for some Socratic seminar, students plugged in amps and adjusted mics. Instead of studying Macbeth and Hamlet, they tuned their guitars. And i...

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy: extended version

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy: extended version

April 12, 2019


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Read one of our writers' opinions on the controversy here.

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy

By David Villani

April 4, 2019


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My opinion: why criticisms of Israel aren't anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has had an eventful first term in Congress. Since her election, the freshman congresswoman has been under near-constant attack for anti-Semitism. After her comments last month questioning the political influence that forces people to side with a foreign country—meaning Israel—critics have accused h...

Chinese classes celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about culture

Chinese classes celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about culture

By Anna Yuan and Sam White

February 8, 2019


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Chinese classes celebrated the Chinese New Year in the cafeteria Feb. 7. Students first ate various dishes brought by parents, such as lo mein, dumplings, fried rice and broccoli beef. After eating, the Chinese 5 class sang a song welcoming everyone to the new year. Their performance was followed by ...