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California to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements

Natalie Agnew, Sports Editor October 4, 2019

A controversial topic came under increased scrutiny this Monday as California took steps to address the compensation of college athletes while facing pushback from the National Collegiate Athletic Association...

Downton Abbey; an instant classic

Adelina Merrell, Reporter October 4, 2019

Downton Abbey delivers the same glamour and riveting entertainment that the TV series perfected over its six seasons. The movie starts where the series left off, so character development and background...

M83 Brings Nostalgia to Synth-Pop Genre

Ella Richards, Reporter October 4, 2019

  M83’s new album DSVII - Digital Shades Vol.2, released on Sept. 20th, pays tribute to soundtracks of classic video games and ambient instrumentals. The LP follows their last album, Digital...

“IT: Chapter Two” is frighteningly horrible

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer October 4, 2019

“IT Chapter Two” was one of the most hilarious movies of the year. It tried its best to convince me that its relentless jump scares were frightening, but the poor use of CGI coupled with overbearing...

“Borderlands Three” surpasses its predecessors

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 3, 2019

“Borderlands 3" is a thirty hour long quest that never seems to bore. With an immense variety of weaponry, satisfying gunplay, and a compelling storyline, Gearbox Studio's first-person RPG did nothing...

SEA-DISC to restore local creek

Kelsey Riemer, Design Editor October 3, 2019

Ever wondered what’s underneath the Devonshire Bridge? According to SEA-DISC, there are myriad invasive plants, channelization of the creek, and faltering ecosystems. “Channelization of the creek,...

New School Year Brings Big Changes to Small Learning Communities

Alice Simenstad, Lifestyle Editor October 3, 2019

Over the next year, the entire small learning community (SLC) system at Drake will be overhauled to provide better opportunities for all students.                                         According...

Daraja club members participate in Club Day on September 18th.

Club day inspires new interests in students

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2019

Hundreds of students milled around the senior tree making decisions, consulting with their friends, and taking risks. Club Day, on Wednesday, September 18th, steered many students in different directions...

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Ichika’s wows again with release of EP “I”

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 26, 2019

Album after album, song after song, Ichika attacks his projects with consistency. Whether it be through his solo tracks, his role in band Nito, or appearances with prestigious music groups such as Polyphia,...

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‘Beneath the Eyrie’ struggles to impress

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer September 26, 2019

Beneath the Eyrie coasts on an ebb of mediocracy, squandering a shallow tide of potential. Largely lacking the angst from their past work, the Pixies still manage to create a fairly interesting world on...

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‘Sticks and Stones”: Dave Chapelle’s new special shows to be brash and daring

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 23, 2019

Dave Chapelle’s frank delivery and self-aware aura always seems to be the most authentic kind of comedy to me out of the swarm of “irreverent” political specials on Netflix. Sticks and Stones, much...

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The Matrix is still confusing after 20 years

Adelina Merrell, Reporter September 23, 2019

“How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world if  you didn't wake up from the dream?” The Matrix is a sci-fi adventure film that has wowed audiences past for its...

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