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Tech Paranoia

Illustration by Cat Burch

India Flinchum, Columnist

February 8, 2018

The Amazon Echo is a speaker inhabited by a “digital talking assistant” known as Alexa. The speaker, that appeared on the market three years ago, is capable of a myriad of voice-controlled tasks including playing music, ordering food, scheduling appointments and checking on weather. Alexa streams audit...

Jeb Bush Reportedly Doing a Lot Better

Trevor Lewis, staff writer

October 13, 2016

As an audio tape recording of Donald Trump making lewd remarks threatens to throw the Republican campaign into chaos, Jeb Bush was seen smiling contentedly from his gilded dog kennel inside the Koch Brothers’ family compound. “He’s really doing a lot better these days.  We’ve been feeding him wet food f...

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in

Nathan Fisher

October 11, 2012

After a grueling and rather unpleasant week of midterms, I escaped to the theater for a good pick-me-up and a mindless movie. My fried brain needed something predictable, silly and fun. Believe it or not, "Pitch Perfect"––that's right, the a cappella version of "Glee"––hit the spot! "Pitch Perfect" follows Beca (Anna Kendrick ...

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