In The Wake of Another Tragedy, When Will We Take On Gun Control?

Mackenzie Kane | Society Staff Writer |

On Oct. 1, 2017, what has been said to be the deadliest mass shooting in America occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. The shooting left 58 people dead and over 500 others injured. Fifty-eight people died at an event they attended with family and friends to have a good night. This is not the first time something like this has happened in America, and if changes aren’t made, it will not be the last.

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DIY: Apple Cider Float

Haylee Followell| lifestyle |

Fall is here and that means so is pumpkin spice. Now, I love my PSLs as much as the next person, but if you’re looking for a cheap alternative fall drink, look no further: this apple cider float is great for unseasonably warm days when you still want to get your fall fix. An added bonus is that all of these ingredients can be found at a dining hall or in a market.

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Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Makes Waves

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Mackenzie Kane |

The past few years, we have watched the world of makeup evolve into a movement. Instagram has become impossible to scroll through without seeing at least one person looking bomb as hell showing off their makeup. Doing makeup has gained popularity past only women using it as well. Everyone and anyone can, and are, getting their makeup brushes dirty to paint masterpieces onto their faces. At the forefront of this makeup movement is none other than Rihanna.

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How Did “Bodak Yellow” Become Number One?

 Kalila Bell | Culture Staff Writer |

Nearly 20 years ago rapper and songstress Lauryn Hill’s song “Doo-Wop (That Thing)” was number one in the nation. Flash forward, and up-and-coming rapper, Cardi B, reigns on the top of the charts. What is one thing these two women share? They are the only solo female rap artists that have reached number one on the Billboard’s Hot 100. While many Bobcats enjoy blasting the rhythmic song all over campus, it has been a long time coming to get an artist such as Cardi B to even make it this far.

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Stressed Out? How College Students Manage Daily Demands

Kalila Bell | Lifestyle Staffer |

The alarm beeps at 8:40 a.m. On to the first class, as the bus nearly zooms past the class stop. Rush out of the 9:40 a.m. class straight to the 10:35 a.m. meeting. No break still, as the tour guide shirt is thrown on at 11 a.m., running from Tupper Hall to Baker Center. After work, 2 p.m. strikes and there are more classes to attend. Now that classes and work are over it is time for extracurriculars at 6 p.m. Not to mention this is only Monday. This is what a regular day looks like for bobcat Morgan Matthews, a senior studying business management and marketing.

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Spicing Up Your Home Space: DIY Fall Room Decor

Madison Foulkes| Lifestyle Writer|

It’s that time of year again! The falling leaves and warm colors are here to stay for the next few months. Liven up your dorm, apartment, or house with these cute, easy decorations. Included in this article are a colorful garland, a playful pumpkin, and a block sign. All materials can be found at your local craft store and are fairly inexpensive. Follow these directions or get creative with your own ideas!

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