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  • Lizzo faces controversy over lyrics in hit song

    Fans have touted Billboard topping pop star Lizzo for her body positivity and feminist messages within her music. What those fans may not know about is Lizzo, whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, is that she has been in quite a bit of legal trouble throughout her short career. 

  • Riots in Delhi leave dozens of Muslims dead

    On Sunday, Feb. 23, widespread riots broke out in the North East district of the capital city Delhi, India, as a result of growing Hindu nationalism and anti-Muslim sentiments within the country. The impetus for such violence came after Kapil Mishra, a local leader in the far-right Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), voiced threats directed toward Muslim protestors who were peacefully blocking a road as a demonstration against the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). 

  • Greece and Turkey willingly refuse refugees

    On Thursday, Feb. 27, Turkey opened its borders to Greece, allowing the Syrian refugees to leave for the European Union (EU). The Syrian refugees were trying to cross into the EU since the start of the civil war in Syria but this was the first chance they had where the Turkish officials were encouraging them to cross the border, at times even helping them.

LIFE STYLES


  • "Spook The Herd" Lanterns on The Lake

    "Spook the Herd" is the fourth studio album by indie rock band Lanterns on the Lake. It is a five-member group originating from Newcastle, United Kingdom. I previously had never heard of this band before looking for new albums that had been released recently. 

  • La Casa Rochester, New York

    One of the unfortunate things about life in Brockport is that the food scene is not very diverse. There are plenty of diners and pizza joints but not much authentic cultural food. In order to find truly authentic international cuisine, a trip to Rochester is necessary. Sometimes, you have to keep your eyes peeled to find a great spot.

  • "The Slow Rush" Tame Impala

    Tame Impala's fourth studio album, "The Slow Rush," is a multi-layered, extraordinarily detailed record that is fresh to the ears. The psychedelic music projects of Australian multi-instrumentalist, Kevin Parker, offers their appeal once again with this new record, released on Valentine's Day. The genius of Parker is really highlighted in his new record due to its many amazing yet complex sounds, clawing vibes from near and far.

SPORTS


  • NCAA winter and spring championships cancelled

    The NCAA has cancelled the remainder of its 2020 winter and spring championships. This includes the Division I tournament, known as March Madness, and the Division III tournament Brockport is hosting.

  • Men's basketball advances to host Sweet 16 game

    After earning the title of 2020 SUNYAC champions, The College at Brockport men's basketball team topped the Coast Guard Academy and Middlebury College on its way to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

  • Brockport to follow NCAA's policy for March Madness

    The NCAA did not specify what would happen with the Division II and Division III tournaments. The College at Brockport released a statement shortly after the NCAA with its intentions for the men's basketball team's Sweet 16 game against Tufts University on Saturday, March 14.

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