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New club brings students closer to animals

Discussing the health benefits of petting dogs and taking cheetahs for walks are just two ways members of the Human Animal Interactions Club spend their weekly meetings. The new Human Animal Interactions Club, whose first meeting was in late January, discusses the different relationships that ...

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New lead of ‘The Bachelorette’ breaks barriers

After 33 combined seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” ABC has named a black woman as its next lead for the first time in the shows’ histories.   Rachel Lindsay, a 31-year-old attorney from Dallas and a current contestant on “The Bachelor,” will star in season 13 of “The Bachelorette.”    The two shows’ lack of diversity ...

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Critics question voting process for Grammy Awards

The 59th Grammy Awards will be broadcasted on Sunday, and are considered the music industry’s highest distinction. However, some critics question whether the award can truly be considered that much of an honor. In 2014, Grammy voter and journalist Rob Kenner publicly wrote in a ...

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‘Split’ movie prompts petition, causes controversy

While Rotten Tomatoes gave M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” a 75 percent rating, others were signing petitions to cancel the film, which premiered on Jan. 20. James McAvoy stars as the film’s villain, a man living with dissociative identity disorder, previously called multiple personality disorder, who ...

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Vine app dead, other social medias rising

The Vine app’s six seconds of fame have officially come to an end. Nearly over four years after purchasing Vine, Twitter shut down the six-second video sharing app on Tuesday, replacing it with a new camera app.   The new app, known as Vine Camera, still allows users to record video, however instead of uploading videos to Vine, they can be uploaded to ...

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New restaurant brings endless sushi to Old North

A new restaurant joins other sushi restaurants such as FUSIAN and Lemongrass Fusion Bistro, but offers a distinct option: all-you-can-eat sushi. Sushi Time, a casual dining, takeout and delivery restaurant, opened recently at 2653 N. High St.   The menu features a modern take on ...

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