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Daniel Barnett

Against Me!’s HB2 Protest is as Important as it is Punk

Last week, Laura Jane Grace, the lead singer of legendary punk band, Against Me!, set her birth certificate ablaze onstage in Durham, North Carolina in protest against NC’s HB2 bill, which requires transgender people to use public restrooms that match… Continue Reading →

How the Simpsons Represent Young Adults from Another Time

Now on its 27th season, the Simpsons, though well beyond its golden era, continues to pump out new episodes. I have never lived in a world without the Simpsons on the air, but the world has changed significantly since the show’s… Continue Reading →

The Harry Potter Scene that Captures the Essence of Snape and the Brilliance of Rickman

The outpouring of grief following the death of beloved actor Alan Rickman doesn’t surprise me. While I didn’t know Rickman personally, and I cannot speak for his entire fan base, I can tell you this: To me, Alan Rickman was… Continue Reading →

How to Make a Latte or Cappuccino on the Cheap Without an Espresso Machine

Being a 20-Something often goes hand in hand with empty wallets, woeful bank accounts and enormous student loans, all of which limit our access to the small (and large) luxuries in life. Thankfully, with a little bit of ingenuity, you… Continue Reading →

Ariana Grande Responds Brilliantly to Casual Sexism

In spite of Ariana Grande’s empowering feminist message on Twitter this summer, Power 106 thought it wise to engage Grande with sexist questions in a recent radio interview. The LA-based DJs were promptly corrected in this assumption by Grande’s brilliant… Continue Reading →

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