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Festive Things to do On and Off Campus

Festive Things to do On and Off Campus

Sara Qalbani, Contributor

December 5, 2019

With Christmas nearly approaching, it’s time to get into the holiday mood. Although this time of year may be stressful due to projects, essays and finals, it still important to take a moment to destress and appreciate the festivities on and around campus.    Off Campus: Missouri Botanical Garden B...

Christmas Movies That Will Have You Feeling Extra Santa-mental

Christmas Movies That Will Have You Feeling Extra Santa-mental

Aman Rahman, Contributor

December 5, 2019

Now that December has crept up on all of us, it is only appropriate to begin bingeing holiday movies, if this process has not already started for some. To get into the holiday spirit, what better way is there than to curl up and have a Christmas movie marathon? Scrolling through Netflix to find the per...

A Happy & Sad Holiday

A Happy & Sad Holiday

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Kacey Musgraves is undoubtedly the reigning princess of country music, and it looks like she is trying to expand her territory to other areas of pop culture. Move over Mariah Carey! We have a new Christmas debutant in town. "The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show" premiered on Amazon Prime on Nov. 28 and ...

Winter Albums To Warm You Up

Winter Albums To Warm You Up

Daniel Bernas, Contributor

December 5, 2019

In October, I put out a list of albums that are best suited for the fall. This time, winter’s getting its own treatment. Here are 25 albums that are perfect for the coldest, snowiest months of the year.   Björk - “Vespertine” Björk’s magnum opus, Vespertine is one of the most transcendent piec...

Chick-fil-a is Ruffling Some Feathers

Chick-fil-a is Ruffling Some Feathers

Lexi Kayser, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Chick-fil-A has been the source of a lot of conflict lately, finding its name among newspaper headlines, Twitter trends and on the tip of most food-lovers’ (and politics lovers’) tongues.   Who knew something as simple as chicken could cause so much controversy?   Unless, of co...

4 Holiday-ish Foods That You Can Make In a Microwave

4 Holiday-ish Foods That You Can Make In a Microwave

Tomi Delp, Contributor

December 4, 2019

As the end of the semester rolls around, the more focus we put on our studies, the less time we might have to care about what we choose to eat. Similarly, the colder the weather gets, the less likely we might enjoy leaving the warmth of our rooms and walking to any food establishment on campus. Want s...

Ford V. Ferrari Review

Ford V. Ferrari Review

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari,” which debuted on Nov. 15, delivers a satisfying and thrilling account of the epic motorsports duel between the two car companies during the 24 hours of Le Mans races during the mid-1960s. The rivalry is told from the perspective of its two protagonists on the Ford side, Carroll Shelb...

Hotly Anticipated Movies to Keep You Warm this Winter

Grace Rakestraw, Contributor

November 13, 2019

Charlie’s Angels—Nov. 15, 2019                   The 2019 release of “Charlie’s Angels” is not a continuation of the original early-2000s films, but instead follows a new threesome of angels who are not as angelic as their predecessors. This gro...

In Defense of “JESUS IS KING”

In Defense of “JESUS IS KING”

Daniel Bernas, Contributor

November 13, 2019

First came “Yandhi,” the first release date, the next one, the Sunday services, the leaks, the new name, the next Sunday services, the next release date…and now we’re here. This is it: Kanye West’s long awaited gospel album.   Followers of West know that being a fan is less like being part ...

“Mary Magdalene Would Never Let Her Loved Ones Down”

“Mary Magdalene Would Never Let Her Loved Ones Down”

Daniel Bernas, Contributor

November 13, 2019

The release of “cellophane” was more than just an artist releasing a single—it was an event. Marking the end of a three-year hiatus, FKA twigs wasn’t exactly enjoying her time away from the spotlight; she was suffering from six fibroid tumors that had grown in her uterus, which came with imm...

Cozy Spots to Beat the Winter Chill

Cozy Spots to Beat the Winter Chill

Sydney Compton, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

As the temperatures start to drop and snow suddenly falls, many of us will be in search of cozy environments to have a meal, grab a drink or just relax. Here a few comfortable places that will give you a heated patio or frothy warm drink to beat the rapidly approaching winter cold.    Bai...

6 Hidden Architectural Gems in St. Louis

6 Hidden Architectural Gems in St. Louis

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

While some may babble on and on about the architecture of Chicago or New York, St. Louis has been keeping to itself the culturally rich stories told by our own buildings. From our beginnings as one of the first cities west of the Mississippi to our current expansion in 2019, these buildings showcase ...

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