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The English Major’s Mix: The 50 Best Songs of 2015

The English Major’s Mix: The 50 Best Songs of 2015

T.R. Hildebrandt, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinions

I have long maintained there are two kinds of people: ‘Twizzlers People’ and ‘Red Vines People.’ Also, more to the point, there are ‘Lyrics People’ and ‘Music People.’ Music people feel their music, while Lyrics people think it—OK, that’s simplifying it, but you get the idea. It...

VIDEO: Faces of Lakeland: the walls have eyes

VIDEO: Faces of Lakeland: the walls have eyes

T.R. Hildebrandt, Staff reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

These are the frozen visages that follow you from class to class. Each of the 71 can be found on campus. How many do you recognize?

T.R. Hildebrandt: I’m OK, You’re A(sexual)-OK

T.R. Hildebrandt: I’m OK, You’re A(sexual)-OK

T.R. Hildebrandt, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Opinions

It’s accepted as a given among reasonable folk that humans are born straight, gay, or somewhere in between. As an example, I might be a “1” on the famous Kinsey scale if not for the existence of Ewan McGregor, which bumps it up to almost a “2.” Furthermore, society is becoming increasingly...

T.R. Hildebrandt: Doctor Who and Democracy

T.R. Hildebrandt: Doctor Who and Democracy

T.R. Hildebrandt, Staff reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinions

As an adult student returning to finish the undergraduate studies I abandoned a decade ago, I'm here for some combination of a do-over and an upgrade. I'd like to be able to say that, compared to my first go-round, I've arrived equipped with wisdom and life experience.  To be honest I'm packing light...

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