The Spectrum

DECA Dominates, Even With Limited Business Curriculum
Did We Come Here to Make a Speech?
Did We Come Here to Make a Speech?
Senior Slide  Not What it Appears
No Buenos Aires: Economic Crisis
Athletes Explain Commitment Process, Dedicated Work
Bennett Gallery Hosts First Solo Show with Josh Vorbrich’s Clothing Line
Spring Musical Builds Community
‘Hype House’ Lacks Hype, Creativity
New Game: Line Bouncer!
Ad Astra Defies its Genre
Chocolate Lovers’ Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
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Drew Rosenblum, Editor Emeritus | February 7, 2020

The role of comedy in society has stayed almost exactly the same for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Comedians have always said what couldnít be said by others and transgressed boundaries no one else could. This is undoubtedly important: comedians play an integral role in speaking on issues that are too taboo for others to discuss. Today, many lament the fact that political correctness has...

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Award Season Showcases Divisive Comedy

Maggie Seidel, Features Editor | February 7, 2020

Every winter, dedicated Golden Globes viewers tune into this annual award ceremony that takes place at the Beverly Hills Hilton in January. What changes, though, is the host. This year featured Ricky Gervais, a comedian and writer, for his fifth time hosting the Golden Globes.  Prestigious and talented actors commemorate one another, and the lucky and deserving few receive a Golden Globe for their...

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