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Basic tattoos take over the student body

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel // September 2, 2016

Infinity signs, dream catchers, compasses and baby elephants are just some of the very basic tattoos that unfortunately have taken over the student body. Perhaps originality is no longer a valued quality...

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What’s wrong with being basic?

Katelyn Martin // November 2, 2015

While scrolling through social media feeds, you will most likely see the word “basic” being thrown around in casual conversation at some point. Typically, they are not referring to an element...

‘Basic’ shouldn’t exist

Veronica De La Cruz // November 14, 2014

According to Urban Dictionary, the word basic is used to describe any person, place, or activity involving obscenely obvious behavior, dress, and action.The other day, I came across an illustration in...

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