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Public Art Spotlight- Energy

This issue, the public art spotlight will be focused on one of the pieces that inspired the last arts and culture section editor to start this column. It’s a mysterious piece, that depending on which parts of the building it’s housed in you frequent, you may not even have seen all of it yet. Even […]

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Filmmaking that Moves Forwards and Backwards: Tenet Review

In a tumultuous time where visual media has done everything humanly possible–expect for implanting computer chips in consumers’ skulls–to provide itself for in-home viewing, theater chains’ unhurried efforts to return to business in the United States have officially received the first potential money-maker in the form of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Tenet. The science fiction, spy-thriller […]

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The Equinox in Geometric Terms

I was studying celestial mechanics one day. I pictured the International space Station ([ISS] – that I helped build) orbiting the earth every 90 minutes. It orbits in a plane inclined 51.6° to the equator. It orbits there instead of the originally planned 28.5° latitude of Kennedy Space Center so we could include the Russians […]

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Mabon: How an Ancient Holiday can Impact us Today

The Autumn Equinox is upon us, when the Sun crosses the celestial equator from North to South, day and night are equal in length, and the darker half of the year begins. This day has been celebrated throughout history by a plethora of different societies, peoples, and religions. Cultural traditions across the world observe equinoxes, […]

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The Band Plays On

Without a doubt, 2020 has brought on more delays, reschedules, and cancellations than most of us would like to acknowledge. These inconveniences have become the new normal as schools reopen and the world braces itself for what has yet to come. Organizations, clubs, and universities across the country have modified their normal plans of operation […]

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The Origin of Pumpkin Spice

Ah, pumpkin spice. If a leaf falls onto the ground and teenage girls don’t go rabid at Starbucks, is it even autumn? Today, pumpkin spice products generate $500 million in annual sales. Love it, hate it, great whatever. But where did it come from exactly…? We need to take a step back first: what is […]