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Sweat, Panic, Write, Repeat: Reflections on Thesis Parades Past

The sky burst into colors that cool day in December. Confetti, champagne, and obscenely bright spandex transformed the entrance to the library into a sea of raving madmen. I tried take in every sight and sound, but the sheer mass of information sent me reeling. I know that I stumbled through the crowd dodging the […]

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Black Friday 2010: A Recap

Still stuffed from Thanksgiving meals, families across the country rise early on the morning following the celebration of giving thanks for the now-hallowed American tradition known as Black Friday. Sleeping in their cars overnight in parking lots, some consumers even skipped out on family after the Cowboys-Saints game to get an extra edge in catching […]

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Subgenre of the Week: Electrofunk

We live in an age where our postmodern sensibilities have translated into flourishing musical creativity. This, paired with the death of radio, has led to the creation of nearly every subgenre imaginable. But how do you keep track of them all? Each week (well, most weeks) we here at the Quest do our best to […]

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