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Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn't intoxicate the victim

Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn’t intoxicate the victim

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief March 27, 2021

A person who is sexually assaulted while intoxicated does not fit the designation for a felony charge if he or she consumed the alcohol or drugs voluntarily, the Minnesota Supreme Court said in a ruling...

The court ethics of hip hop

The court ethics of hip hop

Casey McCabe, Editor November 6, 2019

Hip hop and rap as a genre has always been political, from the Days of N.W.A. all the way to Childish Gambino’s “This is America.”  With this inherently political connotation, hip hop also portrays...

A mother's fight for justice: Lil Peep's mom sues record label for causing her late sons death

A mother’s fight for justice: Lil Peep’s mom sues record label for causing her late sons death

Casey McCabe, Editor October 26, 2019

The drug culture and the music culture have long influenced each other. From Pink Floyd’s obvious psychedelic influences, to Eric Clapton's self-avowed love of Colombian marching powder, music and drugs...

The ballad of snitch 9ine

The ballad of snitch 9ine

Casey McCabe, Editor September 27, 2019

Every generation has an artist that is embroiled in controversy and legal troubles.  Arguably for the current generation of rap artists, Tekashi 6ix9ine fits the bill. 6ix9ine’s story has played out...

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