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Tune-In Tuesdays #10: Carousing with The Carousers

The Carousers are the New Jersey-based punk trio that draw inspiration for their music from the likes of Green Day, Weezer, and Gaslight Anthem.

Recently, the bassist for The Carousers, Cassidy Crosby, and I spoke over the phone to discuss how the band got started, their experiences performing, as well as their upcoming work.

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What’s the Deal with Climate Change?

Climate change is happening all around the globe, right before our very eyes, whether you believe it’s all just a hoax or not. It is the devil’s advocate of natural disasters, as well as unstable and unpredictable weather patterns. Experts are referring to it as one of the greatest threats to humanity, even though we practically put ourselves in this position.

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What in the World Wednesdays #10: Feeling the Bern and Leaving Neverland

Bernie Sanders held his first rally for the 2020 United States Presidential Election in Brooklyn on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg confirmed that he is not running in the 2020 US Presidential Election, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under the microscope, HBO aired the second half of “Leaving Neverland,” a church burned down in WV without affecting a single bible, and Target is raising their minimum wage to $15/hr by 2020.

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The Burgundy Zine Issue #2: Fashioning Passions

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Burgundy Zine Issue #2: Fashioning Passions

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Navigating the Industry as a Science Journalist with Joss Fong

Joss Fong, a senior producer and one of the founding members of Vox’s video production team, made a name for herself as a science journalist through the company’s YouTube channel.

Fong and I recently spoke over the phone in regards to her experiences as a journalist, topics she plans on covering before this decade draws to a close, as well as Vox’s Netflix series that premiered last May.

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Alex Norcia and the Ever Changing Field of Journalism

Making headlines last summer with articles such as “Can the Pope Go to Jail?” Alex Norcia, a staff writer for VICE with a niche for religion, is no stranger to covering politics or off-beat culture, either.

VICE is one of the many media outlets following the trend of layoffs, recently letting go about 250 people, according to CNN. Although Norcia wasn’t directly impacted, we recently discussed the ever changing field of journalism and his experience as a journalist via telephone.

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What in the World Wednesdays #8: WEE-WOO! WEE-WOO! WEE-WOO!

It’s official. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders announced that he is running in the 2020 United States Presidential Election, the Australian government has been facing cyber attacks throughout the month, and the hostless 91st annual Oscars will air this Sunday.

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What in the World Wednesdays #7: Congress, Controversy, and Cattle

Congress appears to have reached an agreement on funding for President Donald Trump’s wall along the southern border of the United States. Although the President doesn’t appear too gung-ho about the terms of the agreement, it may be enough to thwart another partial shutdown of our government.

Meanwhile, Childish Gambino made history on Sunday, winning multiple awards for his single This is America. Cardi B deactivated her Instagram in the face of drama and controversy following her win for Best Rap Album at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison, and 500,000 cattle have died in Queensland amidst hazardous flooding.

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