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Punk’s Not Dead

Arista Roesch Editorial         Whoever said punk was dead was in a real culture shock in the 1990s and early 2000s (if cocaine or other drugs didn’t kill them off by then). This period is known in the indie world as our ‘post-punk revival’. In 1997, the married (but now divorced) duo of Meg and Jack White started the ever-popular indie punk band The White Stripes. Their unique sound captured the lovers of music on almost all ends of the spectrum, from pop to punk and a little bit of everything…

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Global Internet Ownership

Taylor Turner Political Writer On March 14, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its decision to allow its contract with the Internet Corporation for Names and Numbers (ICANN) to expire. This removes the United State’s federal government oversight of the internet, particularly its “authority over the system of Web addresses and domain names.” The recent decision has arisen in part due the United States’ intelligence community, including the National Security Agency, growth in internet surveillance. The announcement is regarded by some as a move to strengthen the internet…

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