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2018 Met Gala: Is it the most controversial yet?

Rihanna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, celebrating Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, Monday, May 7, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Section Editor

May 7, 2018

It is known as the most glamorous day for fashion of the year, but this year’s theme has caused some uproar. This year’s Met Gala marks the 70th anniversary of the largest fundraising event in all of fashion, and the chairs of the event, Donatella Versace, Amal Clooney, and Rihanna, are attempting ...

Outrage sparked after YouTuber posts video of apparent suicide victim

Teary-eyed Logan Paul explains his actions in his apology video, “So Sorry.” Despite the continuous backlash from his videos, Paul gained over 100,000 subscribers since the upload of his suicide forest video on January 1. (Logan Paul)

Carina Sarracino and Katherine Clark

January 9, 2018

Logan Paul, 22-year old YouTube star, is currently facing heavy criticism for his video of the hanging body of a man who has committed suicide. The video, titled “We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest...” sparked outrage due to his disrespectful treatment of a dead body. When he ...

Thirteen Reasons Why Star Nominated for Golden Globe

Selena Gomez and Katherine Langford at a Thirteen Reasons Why event. Gomez posted this photo via her Instagram following Langford’s nomination. (Selena Gomez)

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Editor

January 8, 2018

The social media world was both stunned and offended by Katherine Langford’s performance, and now she is getting a Golden Globe nomination for it. Katherine Langford, the actress who plays Hannah Baker in the hit Netflix television show Thirteen Reasons Why, has received a nomination for “Best Perfo...

Starbucks holiday cups are brewing up controversy again

The animated advertisement was shared on Instagram and YouTube to promote the holiday accessories at Starbucks. Many believe that this shows Starbucks’s support for same-sex couples. (Starbucks via YouTube)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017

Another holiday season, another controversy over Starbucks cups. In the spirit of the season, Starbucks released their holiday cup earlier this month, and some people believe that there is a secret message of supporting the LGBT community behind it. At first glance, the cup’s design include...

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