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CPAC is the far right’s rally of choice

CPAC is the far right’s rally of choice

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

March 4, 2020

It’s become a yearly tradition for President Trump to take the long journey over to National Harbor, Maryland every February. Nothing rings Spring in like a good old fashioned rant from the President to thousands of his most rabid fans. CPAC may have begun as a way to bring conservatives together an...

Best Picture Breakdown: Ford v. Ferrari, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Picture Breakdown: Ford v. Ferrari, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

February 8, 2020

Ford v. Ferrari Ford v. Ferrari is quite the racing movie. It's a big budget film with some of the biggest actors in Hollywood including the likes of Matt Damon and Christian Bale detailing an epic battle between foriegn and domestic companies at Le Mans. Basically, it has all the makings of a best...

Missouri Civil War reenactors praised for commitment to authenticity

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

November 24, 2019

A large group of individuals from Missouri recently received an “award of authenticity” from the Smithsonian Institute for their commitment and excellence in the growing field of Civil War reenactment. The statement from the Smithsonian elaborated a bit further on the award in their letter of re...

Minneapolis police are failing downtown

Downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall. Image courtesy of iStock.

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

October 10, 2019

Before I started working at a hotel in downtown Minneapolis, I had little experience wandering around the area. Having to commute daily via the light rail station at Nicollet or the Hawthorne parking ramp near 10th and Hawthorne, I quickly learned what I needed to do to avoid trouble. Despite the ...

Albums with Addy: Dum and Dummer

Memphis, Tennessee

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

September 30, 2019

After a frenzied 2018 filled with releases by most of the biggest artists, it's been a slow year for hip hop. This lull has hurt the dominating performances of hip hop on the Billboard charts, but it's been particularly devastating to the trap subgenre.    Very few artists outside of Dababy and possi...

Albums with Addy: ZUU by Denzel Curry

Albums with Addy: ZUU by Denzel Curry

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

September 16, 2019

Every year before the summer starts, mainstream radio and music commentators ask the question, “What is going to be the summer anthem everyone plays over and over again?”   While “Old Town Road”, “Truth Hurts”, “Bad Guy”, and “Senorita” all were massively overplayed and he...

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