All posts tagged "Aaron Hartley"

  • Features
    A Tribe Called Quest bids farewell on poignant high note

    By Aaron Hartley– 2016 has been a relentless year. We’ve lost many in its wake. One of those lost was Phife Dawg, a main component of seminal ‘90s hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest. The group hadn’t...

    • Posted November 19, 2016
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  • Features
    Lady Gaga takes chances in new album

    By Aaron Hartley– Lady Gaga doesn’t need an introduction at this point. She is one of the most successful pop stars of all time, with a slew of hits under her belt. After her last pop record...

    • Posted October 28, 2016
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  • Features
    Green Day lives again on new record

    By Aaron Hartley– The iconic pop punk trio has been in a bit of a musical rut for the past few years. Green Day’s 2004 smash hit comeback “American Idiot” left fans and critic as to what...

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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  • Bevin’s crusade against Planned Parenthood ignores larger issues

    By Aaron Hartley– In his first few months in office, Governor Matt Bevin has made it abundantly clear where his priorities lie. A staunch conservative, Bevin has been working diligently, and often successfully, to undo many of...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Mainstream award show snubs provocative hip-hop album

    By Aaron Hartley– Last week at this year’s Grammy Awards, after a night of performances, homages and scripted jokes, Taylor Swift’s pop-fueled hit “1989” ended up taking home album of the year. While this may have been...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    The system needs overhaul to entice the public to vote

    By Aaron Hartley– Every election season, the importance of voter turnout is restated, as it should be. Voter turnout is possibly the key element in ensuring the system functions properly, and guarantee the person with the majority...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • White Oscars outrage hints at larger issue

    By Aaron Hartley– When the Oscar nominees were announced a few weeks ago, they were met with heated contention. For the second year in a row, people of color have been totally excluded from the four acting...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Solidarity over persecution: Keeping out refugees is not the answer

    By Aaron Hartley– Scrolling down a Facebook update list this week, it’s difficult to not find someone who is vocal about keeping Syrian refugees out of the country. In light of crisis, people like to point fingers, but...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • opinion
    The double-edged sword of student activism

    Student activists are all over the news these days. From Yale to Mizzou—and even here at U of L—we’ve seen students demanding high-level administrators to address “racist” or “offensive” incidents on campus. However, student activists may want...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • opinion
    Don’t just be an undergrad, be a free thinking undergrad

    In today’s times of significant media influence and our busy lives, it can be difficult to maintain a sense of self-awareness. Whether it is from being a full-time student or a full-time worker (or both), it becomes...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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