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NEWS

Instagram implements bans on weight loss content for kids

Instagram users with a penchant for weight loss or cosmetic surgery may find it challenging to get access to the material surrounding this due to a recent ban. The image-sharing social media platform recently  announced an update to its advertising and posting policy that would limit the ability for users to see ads or sponsored posts if they are less than 18 years old. The policy is one of several changes that the company recently made in hopes of making Instagram "a positive place for everyone," according to a representative from Instagram.


NEWS

How It's Played S4E2 - Cancel Culture Controversy

Welcome to this week’s episode of How It’s Played! This week, we discuss the recent news surrounding Alec Holowka. How is sexual misconduct handled within the industry? Is this a sign of a larger issue with the egos of gaming personas? Find out all of this and more on this week’s episode of How It’s Played!


NEWS

Here's The Tea S2E2 - Nicki's Retirement

Welcome back to this week's episode of Here's The Tea! This week, we discuss the sudden retirement of Nicki Minaj. Also, the recent death of Mac Miller sparks controversy amongst latest court cases. Find out all of this and more on this week's episode of Here's The Tea!



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NEWS

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.








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