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Artist Profile: Allan Kingdom

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 1, 2021

Allan Kingdom, real name Allan Kyariga, is a Canadian born rapper and musician who grew up here in the Twin Cities; St. Paul to be exact. “My musical style is pretty international I would say, I take...

Last Night in Soho Review

Last Night in Soho Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor November 12, 2021

Edgar Wright is one of the rare directors who’s managed to crank out films that have critical, commercial, and cult success. From the infamous comedies Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz to the adaptation...

Dune: Part 1 Movie Review

Dune: Part 1 Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor October 27, 2021

Dune is one of the most cherished novels of the 20th century, and with good reason. Unlike most of its contemporaries which were concerned with the development of technology and its impact on humanity,...

DinkyTowns Newest Hit: Tiger Sugar

DinkyTown’s Newest Hit: Tiger Sugar

Arthur Graham, Contributor October 27, 2021

In the past few weeks, Dinkytown had a new store open known as Tiger Sugar. The store received a lot of customers during its grand opening. The store focuses on selling boba tea, which has been popularized...

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Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: City Morgue, the Most Violent Concert Experience of 2021

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 14, 2021

Perhaps the most violent and turbulent concert I experienced this year, the City Morgue concert at the Varsity Theatre in Dinkytown was absolutely insane. On Tuesday October 5th, 2021, the dynamic duo...

Lil Durk on left wearing black shirt, Lil Baby on right wearing purple jacket, Text at bottom says The Minnesota Republic, Courtesy of Flickr

“I’m the Voice, Baby He the Hero,” Lil Durk and Lil Baby’s highly anticipated album on track to clear 200K in sales

Casey McCabe, Editor June 7, 2021

On Friday June 4th after much anticipation Lil Durk and Lil Baby released their debut collaborative project "Voice of the Heroes." Coming in at just under 60 minutes of total playtime with 18 tracks, the...

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Artist Profile: Pardyalone

Casey McCabe, Editor April 23, 2021

“Sincerely, Fuck You,” is not the name of a song that I would put on at my mothers house, or the name of a song I would play in front of young children. But it is a song by Minnesota’s own Pardyalone....

Godzilla vs. Kong Movie Review

Godzilla vs. Kong Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor April 21, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong is the latest film in a long series of attempts to adapt the "kaiju" mythos for American audiences. Previous attempts have mostly failed at this in a spectacular fashion. Most notably,...

Operation Varsity Blue: The College Admissions Scandal

Operation Varsity Blue: The College Admissions Scandal

Murphy Eggers, Contributor April 21, 2021

In March 2019, the biggest college admissions scandal was exposed and brought to an end.  This scandal involved America’s most elite and wealthy paying to get their children into the most prestigious...

Tom & Jerry (2021) Review

Tom & Jerry (2021) Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor March 10, 2021

Reportedly stuck in development hell since at least 2009, the live-action/animated hybrid film Tom & Jerry is finally available to view in theaters and stream on HBO Max. The movie is directed by Tim...

Brian Reed (center) the journalist of S Town revisiting his podcasts discoveries. S Town faced numerous lawsuits via the estate of John B. McLemore, but the lawsuits were dismissed in May 2020.

S. Town – the podcast we didn’t have a “need to know” for

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief February 24, 2021

A protagonist by the name of John B. McLemore contacts journalist Brian Reed via email, speaking on how he despises his town of Woodstock, Alabama. McLemore calls it shit town, imploring Reed to investigate...

Artist Profile: Toosii the hottest new artist in the world

Artist Profile: Toosii “the hottest new artist in the world”

Casey McCabe, Editor February 24, 2021

Hailing from Syracuse New York, Toosii, real name Nau’Jour Grainger, is one of the hottest new talents out in 2021. At the age of 13 a young Grainger moved to Raleigh North Carolina. In an exclusive...

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