Special snowflakes: An unfair descriptor

Seldom do I shy away from debate — because as my grandmother avidly preaches, “All you’ve got are your convictions.” So, I like to think that’s the notion that prompts my back-and-forth debauchery, or maybe I just revel in the discourse of it all. Either way, it seems my more progressive arguments are too casually … Continue reading Special snowflakes: An unfair descriptor

Sia’s New Video Tribute to Orlando Victims

On Sept. 5, 40-year-old “Chandelier” singer, Sia, released her new music video for “The Greatest." The song is a tribute to the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting victims who were killed in June, 2016. The six minute video begins with the hashtag #WeAreYourChildren displayed on a blank screen before switching to 13-year-old dancer, Maddie Ziegler. Ziegler, who … Continue reading Sia’s New Video Tribute to Orlando Victims

It’s On Us – Lady Gaga and Joe Biden Combat Sexual Assault

Since its 2014 kickoff, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative has led to over 350,000 people pledging to actively combat sexual assault on college campuses nationwide. Now, with a little star power serving as a catalyst to the campaign’s incentive, it looks like “It’s On Us” is headed for continued success. Fighting against the No. … Continue reading It’s On Us – Lady Gaga and Joe Biden Combat Sexual Assault

Vampire Weekend Endorses Bernie Sanders

Vampire Weekend band members might have some choice words to describe democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, but “A-Punk” definitely isn’t one of them. Band lead singer and guitarist, Ezra Koenig, and drummer and percussionist, Chris Tomson, took the mic at a Northwestern University Sanders rally on Friday, March 11 in support of the democratic nominee. … Continue reading Vampire Weekend Endorses Bernie Sanders

It’s time to pay attention to the candidates of the 2016 Presidential Elections

So far, the campaign for the 2016 Presidential Election has proven itself to be a memorable one. There have been predictable candidates and ones that came out of nowhere, and we all know who I’m talking about. Donald Trump has taken over this campaign and is the most talked about. Since there is still a little over a year left until … Continue reading It’s time to pay attention to the candidates of the 2016 Presidential Elections

America’s mass shooting epidemic and what to do about it

262 school shootings since Columbine. 294 mass shootings this year so far. 380 deaths and 1,000 injuries attributed to those mass shootings. Nearly 10,000 killed and 20,000 wounded in close to 40,000 overall gun violence incidents this year. And by the time you read this, those numbers will only have gone up. Once more, in … Continue reading America’s mass shooting epidemic and what to do about it

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign

All of the rumors and speculation have ended – Hillary Clinton announced her bid for the 2016 presidential race, making her the first democratic woman to run for president. Clinton professed herself as a "Wife, mom, lawyer, women and kids advocate, FLOAR, FLOTUS, US Senator, Sec State, author, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass … Continue reading Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign

DJ Lock In: The Harry Potter Alliance

This month, The Buzz is proud to host a DJ lock in to benefit The Harry Potter Alliance. The lock in will take place from noon on Thursday, March 19 to noon on Friday, March 20. The cost is $5 per DJ per show. Half of the proceeds will go to The Harry Potter Alliance, … Continue reading DJ Lock In: The Harry Potter Alliance