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‘The WIZRD’ reveals the emotional side of Future’s past

Future Album cover

Mitchell Kret

January 23, 2019

Mumble-rap nobility offers a new look at artist's life in his 7th studio album.A new viewpoint of Future’s life before fame was made public in the form of a documentary and album on Friday, Jan. 18. Future’s position as mumble-rap royalty has been secured for years - however, the emotional a...

Young Thug and Future join forces in ‘Super Slimey’

Album art for Super Slimey

Niyat Teferi

October 30, 2017

On Oct. 20, rappers Young Thug and Future released their collaborative mixtape "Super Slimey." The project includes 13 solo and joint tracks between the rappers. After rumors circulated of Thug and Future working on a project for more than a year now, fans are excited to finally listen to the record...

6lack album review

Free 6lack album cover. Photo courtesy of Common Grounds.

Rachel Reyes

January 30, 2017

FREE 6LACK - 6lackRate: 3/5If you are a fan of Frank Ocean, The Weeknd or Bryson Tiller, then 6lack’s music will have no trouble fitting into your Spotify playlists. While artists were releasing new albums left to right, an unknown artist released a hit debut album that is slowly making its way ...

Brick and mortar stores can not compete

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Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel

November 2, 2016

Certain products and technologies throughout history have completely revolutionized the market. The printing press vastly changed the process of dissemination of information, the marine chronometer greatly advanced sea navigation and the telephone launched communication speeds forward. Online stores, ...

Propositions need researching

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Evan Roberts and David Molina

October 31, 2016

With Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton polling an average of 23 points ahead of Republican Nominee Donald Trump in California, it is almost guaranteed that Clinton will win all 55 of the States electoral college votes. With the fate of the state’s electoral votes and the Senate race practical...

Smile, you’re on camera

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Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won

October 22, 2016

Even if someone personally doesn't interact much with technology, they are still in its presence. Studies show that the average person is caught on a security camera about 75 times a day, this is done by over 245 million surveillance cameras around the world. While cameras have been cheap enough for most to afford fo...

Artificial intelligence might be on its way

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Evan Roberts and David Molina

September 10, 2016

Siri was first introduced in 2011 on the iPhone 4S. When it was first introduced it was fun to play with and receive cute responses from, but it was not too useful. Since then, Siri and its competitors have become increasingly more useful. These phone voice assistants are just a small glimpse of what...

The future is here with Tesla’s Model 3

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Sam Rios

April 14, 2016

The wet dream of Prius drivers is here: an environmentally-friendly car that doesn’t make you look like your diet consists of cupcakes and juice boxes.In recent years, electric and hybrid cars have gained momentum, being driven (no pun intended) toward the mainstream. Although they always seem...

Senioritis plagues students approaching graduation

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Megan Mann

September 5, 2015

When I was a senior in high school, my life was like the song "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades" by Timbuk3. I got accepted into my dream school, I knew exactly what I wanted to major in and I was pretty sure I knew what I wanted to do with my life.I had dreams and goals and I knew how to...

Burst the comfort zone bubble

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Allison Galbreath

March 28, 2015

A comfort zone is like a plastic bubble.Inside that bubble are everyone's routines: the people, places and activities that someone encounters on a day-to-day basis. Living inside of the bubble is good, cozy even. There’s nothing wrong with being in it.Humans create comfort zones to reduce anxi...

Humor has been an exploration

Illustration by Miles Huffman

William Rein

March 20, 2015

When I was growing up, my exposure to humor was mostly from my mother rewatching Austin Powers. I didn’t have much of a censorship bar there, so I quickly became the most inappropriate elementary student at Deer Creek. It landed me in trouble a few times. The worst walking around with a group...

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