Aidan Strassmann

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Voting in the Show-Me state: Your ballot, explained

For those of you who are voting in Missouri for this upcoming midterm election and feel overwhelmed by the amount of amendments and propositions, look no further!

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From Yung Lean to Avril Lavigne: Artist playlists on Spotify

On one of my frequent quests to find new music, I realized that I could go straight to the source to find things to listen to: the artists I already like.

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‘The Mousetrap’ brings mystery, suspense to the Black Box

The longest running show in modern theatrical history, with over 25,000 performances since 1952, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” graced the Washington University Black Box Theatre’s stage this past weekend as Cast N’ Crew’s spring production.

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Spring has sprung: Events to ring in the new season

Despite what it might feel like outside, it officially became spring in St. Louis almost two weeks ago.

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In defense of waiting in line

I don’t enjoy physically standing and waiting around to reach whatever the final destination of said line may be, but I do enjoy the principle behind it: order.

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Sensationalism and the spread of ‘news’

For every time President Donald Trump boasts “fake news” in reaction to a mass shooting or natural disaster, another profile on social media crafts a new conspiracy theory or stretched version of the truth.

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Murphy’s law: Patriots fans savor success, everyone else’s hatred

Hear from two real live Patriots fans on the eve of Super Bowl LII.

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Google Arts and Culture opens doors to a new world of cultural education

An exploration of fine art, one selfie at a time.

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Zombieland: The curse of Wash. U.’s slow walkers

Everywhere I look, it seems like everyone is in a zombie-like trance. Either glued to their phones or simply lacking urgency, everyone seems to be moving incredibly slowly.

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‘Gabe’: On exploring newfound meaning in life

What do you do when you’re handed 25 more years of extra time? How do you plan for something you never expected to live to experience?

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