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Alternative Tunes of 2014

Forget Imagine Dragons and Lorde — a new pack of bands and artists have pushed themselves into the alternative charts this year. Varying from folk ballads to electronic dance anthems, the music industry has experienced an uproar of alternative music and all it has to offer in 2014. Call me …

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Teens Hardwired for Technology

Statistics show that people look at their phones over 100 times a day. This proves technology is an important part of today’s society. Teenagers in particular are constantly being exposed to the media. Students with cell phones are constantly using them because of how integrated technology is with teenager’s everyday …

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World Series 2014

The 2014 World Series was slated to be boring and unappealing even to the biggest of baseball fans. In reality, this year’s World Series was everything but boring. The Royals were the underdogs coming into the postseason, and the Giants were one of the powerhouse teams expected to go far, …

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Biased Sports Broadcasters Lead Fans Astray

With the NBA season preparing to start, sports broadcasters are only focusing in the Cleveland Cavaliers and the return of LeBron James. This is possibly making fans of the NBA annoyed with the Cavaliers, and in my opinion, they may decide not to trust broadcasters who deal with the NBA. …

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Horror Movies: Best vs Worst

We all as humans have our own favorite movie genre. Horror is personally my favorite. Horror seeks to elicit negative emotional reactions from viewers by playing on the audience’s primal fears. It is inspired by literature from authors like Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley. Plots within the …

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Video killed the football star

Recently there has been a multitude of domestic violence issues in the NFL. Many people may argue that the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, have not handled these issues properly, and I am one of them. I believe this because he has given everyone who was accused of domestic violence …

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Skimpy Costumes Sweep the Nation

  This fall, everyone seems to be noticing something about Halloween costumes for sale. Why are all costumes made for females so attention-grabbing? As it turns out, they stand out because of how provocative they are. People have recently been fighting for the right for everyone (girls in particular) to …

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The Social Media Craze

The world of social of media is ever growing, expanding and inspiring to many people everyday. With all the excitement of technology these days, it easy to fall into the traps of social media. There are many positive aspects of this social media phenomenon, but, like most good things, some …

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Social Media: What have you done for me lately?

10 to 11 years ago, a site was created to which everyone would soon become addicted — Facebook. Adults, teens, and even young children have gone on some sort of social network that they just can’t seem to get away from. What draws us to Facebook? Why are Americans joining …

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Front Row Fan Hangs with Hoodie

Rapping sensation Hoodie Allen has hit the top of the charts after the release of his brand new single “Show Me What You’re Made Of.” Allen’s fan base has been rapidly growing since the debuts of his two mixtape collaborations, “Bagels and Beats EP” and “Pep Rally,” produced in 2009. …

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