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As Trump Administration moves to ban vapes, States take initiative

On September 11th, The Trump administration announced a plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working on a plan to remove the flavored pods from being sold. This comes shortly after the FDA warned Juul that they were advertising their product illegally, saying their products are less harmful than regular cigarettes, despite not getting federal approval for that claim.





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ENTERTAINMENT

‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’ is a new best for Lana Del Rey, as well as one of this year’s best records

 ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’ is more than just all of the stars aligning for Lana Del Rey. Sure, it’s the best production, writing, and singing to ever be on a Lana record. But there’s also unprecedented elevation of her craft featured all across the record. The character that Lana has crafted across her discography has never felt so fleshed out, emotionally potent, or real before.  


BYTE

Revisiting an essential album: Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon'

On Sept. 14, 2009, Kid Cudi gave the world a vibrant, psychedelic tour of his mind and his lifelong struggle with mental illness. Now, ten years and several albums later, Cudi’s breakout concept album Man on the Moon: End of the Day remains as essential, fresh, and moving as ever.



NEWS

How It's Played S4E1 - The Fall of GameStop

Welcome to the semester premiere of How It's Played! This week, we discuss the recent firings that GameStop issued to many of its top managers. Also, we discuss the increasing competition from online game retailers. Find out all of this and more on this week's episode of How It's Played!


ENTERTAINMENT

Input 2 S7E1 - Disney's Endgame

Welcome back to the semester premiere of Input 2! On this episode, we discuss the recent dispute between Sony and Disney over Spider-Man. How does this conflict showcase the more sinister side of Disney? Find out this and more on this week's episode of Input 2!


NEWS

Here's The Tea S2E1 - Jake and Tana's Divorce

Welcome back to Here’s The Tea! This week, we’re discussing the recent mayhem between the divorce of Tana and Jake Paul. Also, there is conflict with Priyanka Chopra serving as an ambassador for the UN. Find out all of this and more on this week’s episode of Here’s the Tea!


BYTE

Predicting the new Smash characters

Arguably the biggest crossover event in all of gaming, many people are excited to see which of their favorite video game characters will make their way into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. While there are some people who get way too heated over which characters make it in or not, there’s something incredibly fun about trying to guess which beloved gaming icons will make the cut while also seeing what kind of unexpected fighters Sakurai and his team will throw at us next. With the first two DLC fighters of Smash Ultimate being candidates that nobody would’ve expected, Piranha Plant and Persona 5’s Joker, it seems like just about anything goes when it comes to who could be potential candidates.







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