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A crowd of Britney Spears supporters hold up signs for the media in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

Jamie Lynn Spears has no right to capitalize off of #FreeBritney

By Summer Fitzgerald | January 27, 2022
Giving an abuser a platform is not the feminism that Alex Cooper thinks it is.

Spears goes for glory

By Darius Parker | September 1, 2016

Britney Spears takes musical risks and reveals personal life in her ninth studio album "Glory."Singer Britney Spears released "Glory" Friday, suceeding her previous album "Britney Jean" released Dec. 3, 2013. "Britney Jean" didn’t fair too well in album...

Lydia Loveless to play Otto’s Friday

By Jessica Cabe | April 24, 2012

Country music ain’t what it used to be. Few fans of Johnny Cash, Hank, Sr., Loretta Lynn or any other purveyor of mountain music would be caught dead listening to modern country radio. We lovers of Appalachia need different sources for the music we...

Rushed relationships usually don’t work out

By Alyssa Pracz | November 8, 2011

You see it every day: Boy meets girl. They start to like each other and date, and eventually they get married, living happily ever after. Notice the emphasis on the word eventually; as in don't propose to someone after a few months of dating. I'm sure...

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

By Jack Baker | March 22, 2011

"Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday. Today is Friday, Friday. We, we, we so excited. We so excited. We gonna have a ball today." These are just a few of the many ridiculous lyrics from the YouTube sensation "Friday" by Rebecca Black that is currently dominating...

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