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Gen Z humor is the new Dadaist movement

Elise Sanders, Columnist March 5, 2020

Many people before me have written articles concerning millennial and Gen Z humor, wondering what the hell is going on. Surreal, nonsensical memes are in vogue and, thanks to social media, are created...

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WWIII isn’t going to happen, but you should still care

Elise Sanders, Columnist February 2, 2020

After Qasem Soleimani, a powerful and influential Iranian general, was killed in Baghdad by an airstrike ordered by President Trump, millions took their anxieties to social media. Many feared a third World...

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Bring tissues for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’

Nathan Fisher February 2, 2012

Friday night I wanted to see a movie that would make me laugh and forget about the looming work of the new semester. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" was not that movie: it was horribly sad ....

Community to commemorate 9/11

Shelly Le September 8, 2011

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will hold a two-part event to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks this Sunday. The events will strive for religious understanding...

9/11 in hindsight

William Witwer February 25, 2010

Historians are in a constant process of re-evaluation, a benefit that only comes with time (aka hindsight). When tragedies occur that reverberate throughout our whole nation, historians evaluate and re-evaluate...

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