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Shootings, paranoia, fear: is this the new ‘normal’?

By Caitlyn Freeman

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It’s like we’re in the 1950s and 1960s all over again. Then, you didn’t know who was a communist, the same way you don’t know who a shooter in a crowded mall could be. This paranoia is being relived. Kids all over the country fear going to school each day, because today could be “the day,” sitting in classrooms and planning an escape route in the event that someone opens fire on campus. Parents are forced to have “in the event of a shooter” talks with their kindergartners. This is the new “normal. Continue reading “Shootings, paranoia, fear: is this the new ‘normal’?”

Virgil Abloh, here to save the day for Louis Vuitton

By Yasemina Dayi

Over the past week, the news of Virgil Abloh’s new appointment as Louis Vuitton’s Menswear Artistic Director broke the internet. This is monumental news, not just for Virgil Abloh’s professional career, but for Louis Vuitton’s new leap into streetwear designs and the fashion world as we know it. The new position for Virgil, who is replacing the infamous Mr. Kim Jones, is no surprise to anyone in the fashion community, and is regarded as well deserved. Continue reading “Virgil Abloh, here to save the day for Louis Vuitton”

Pulse Podcast: Surviving the U.S. – gun control

Pulse reporters Emily Arvidson and Bec Crow reflect on the U.S.’s recent mass shootings and share their views on gun control. Continue reading “Pulse Podcast: Surviving the U.S. – gun control”

Want to play drums like one of the greats? Here’s what you need to know

By James Burcky

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“You get some hit sticks, you pick out the prettiest drum color (those one’s sound better), and then, assuming you’ve already perfected your ‘drummer aesthetic,’ you now listen to the angstiest song you know, only once, no more, no less, you channel your inner Animal (from the Muppets), and you hulk smash those drums until your hands bleed from the pure power you have attained in your fingertips.”
-Hannah Clark, Arundel Junior Continue reading “Want to play drums like one of the greats? Here’s what you need to know”