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WAP: Women and Power 

Cardi B broke her music hiatus by releasing her new single “WAP” ft. Megan Thee Stallion under Atlanta Records in August of 2020. The song features guest appearances by famous female figures, including Normani, Rosalía, Sukihana, Mulatto and Kylie Jenner. Both Cardi and Megan are familiar with ...


Six meals to make in your dorm room

COVID-19 has changed the way we go about otherwise mundane tasks. If the pandemic  has made you wary of frequent visits to the dining halls and other on-campus dining options, here are six fun meals that you can easily make in your dorm room, ensuring you keep yourself and others safe. Cheese Quesadillas Cheese ...


Allman Brothers mural coming to downtown Macon

The Sierra Development Group and Argus Eyed Partners, a community development partnership, has unveiled plans for an Allman Brothers Band mural to be painted between the downtown Lofts at Capricorn and Mercer Music at Capricorn.  “The Allman Brothers Band was a magnet for other bands like Wet Willie ...

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Female rappers take new heights this summer

Many new and returning artists took over the music scene this summer, with female rappers standing out the most. From the audacious flows of Saweetie to the powerful lyrics of Chika, here are five female rappers to check out and add to your playlist.  Saweetie Saweetie has given us the timeless favorites ...


Wear your mask, but make it fashion

The novel coronavirus has made an unlikely accessory a normal part of our everyday lives: masks. They are being worn in all sizes, fabrics and colors, and many people have taken the opportunity to express themselves in a new, novel way.  While a mask is technically an accessory, it’s also a necessity. ...


Juneteenth: What is it and how can we commemorate it?

At this time, a multitude of national and international protests over police brutality are occurring. This, along with the continuation of systemic racism, is causing the world to seek concrete change. Many people of all backgrounds are looking into ways to best commemorate, celebrate and understand ...

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LGBT musicians you should check out

Look through my Spotify playlists and you’ll find songs by every popular LGBT singer out there. I was so excited when Hayley Kiyoko released “Girls Like Girls” in 2015, and I can guarantee I have downloaded all of Girl in Red’s discography. Mainstream artists, however, cannot always capture ...

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Getting started in poetry

In this anxious time of self-isolation, I’ve been finding comfort in mugs of chamomile tea and the words of some of my favorite poets. Literature - particularly poetry - is something I highly encourage everyone to get invested in. However, after years of English classes and analytical essays, it’s ...


How to stay busy during a quarantine

With the spread of COVID-19 and everyone spending almost all of their time indoors, it’s important to still keep the same pace that we did when we weren’t in quarantine. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself busy and focused during the quarantine. Make a schedule or to-do list This may work ...

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Defining your music taste

On the daily, many people come to me about music and how to find stimulating tunes that align with their own specific taste. As a lover of all types of music, I have cultivated an understanding for a variety of different genres. Learning to define your music taste is like learning a new skill — you ...

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