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‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

Abby Fleming '20

January 2, 2019

As the holiday season begins, Christmas lights go up, cars drive around town with a tree tied to their roof and holiday classics seem to be on repeat. One song you may encounter this year is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser, which is accompanied by controversy. The almost-75-year-old clas...

‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ spreads the opposite of holiday cheer

‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ spreads the opposite of holiday cheer

Lily Kane ’20

January 2, 2019

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, one thing that helps me get through the harsh winter season is the promise of uplifting and joyful holiday music. Whether it’s Justin Bieber singing about his adventures under the mistletoe or Bing Crosby belting out a ballad about a picturesque wh...

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”

September 20, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19 Whether we were writing the Declaration of Independence, creating the internet, ending slavery or building the Panama Canal, the United States of America has had an unprecedented amount of technological and sociological achievements since its inception in 1776. But perhaps, the...

“This is America” sheds light on controversial issues

“This is America” sheds light on controversial issues

June 18, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino, recently came out with a new song titled “This is America." Many elements of the song, from lyrics to symbols in the music video, are causing controversy throughout the country. The song addresses with racism, police brutality, the media...

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