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Scotland Rejects Independence

Zoe Howard Staff Writer Scottish voters decided on September 18 to remain part of the United Kingdom, with 55% of voters saying “no” to independence, and 45% saying “yes.” Had the “yes” side won, the historic referendum would have ended the 307-year union with the UK. A record number of people—more than 85% of registered […]

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Hozier Hits Home

Abigail Biles Entertainment Editor Few songwriters today have the command of storytelling that Hozier does. An Ireland native, Andrew Hozier-Byrne gifted the world with his first full-length album October 7, and since has managed to enamor listeners with his bluesy, soulful melodies. The self-titled album, Hozier, leads with the single “Take Me to Church,” which […]

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Scotties Recite Original Work at Decatur Book Festival

Sydney Love Managing Editor On Sunday, August 31st, the Agnes Scott College community gathered at Java Monkey as selected faculty and students recited their poetry for the Decatur Book Festival. Java Monkey, known for its weekly Open Mic nights, opened their stage to neighboring colleges, such as Georgia Tech, Emory, and Georgia State; Agnes Scott […]

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Why is Protesting in Ferguson Still Happening?

Sierra Williams Staff Writer Nearly six weeks after the tragic death of 18-year old Michael Brown, Ferguson, Missouri is still in turmoil. Protesters still populate the streets. They feel their job has not been completed, despite the mainstream media’s completion of its coverage on the matter. Because of this, the question on the mind of […]

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Marvel Launches Female Thor

Abigail Biles Entertainment Editor The road to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. On that score, Marvel has a one-way ticket. In July, Marvel decided to unveil likely the largest movement since its start in the 1930s. In an attempt to invite more women into the comic book world, Marvel made Thor a […]

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Jhené Aiko Releases “Souled Out”

Alexis Jackson Staff Writer Los Angeles born singer-songwriter, Jhené Aiko, propelled by the heavy radio airplay of 2013’s, “The Worst,” is slated for alternative R&B stardom–and this time, it’s on her own terms. The 26-year-old began her career in the early 2000s, singing with hip hop and R&B boyband B2K, but when plans to release […]

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