The Bad Plus streaming a concert from Knoxville, Tennessee
Virtual concerts take the stage
Elizabeth Short, Staffer • October 30, 2020

For Tina Priceman, the calls started at 7 am March 12; by the end of the day, all shows were cancelled through the month’s end. Priceman, a musician and owner of Big Fish Booking Co., had spent months planning client tours and now had to tell them their shows were cancelled. She also had to get all artists on the road, even overseas, home as soon as possible.  The same day, Folk/Americana...

What the pandemic means for climate change
What the pandemic means for climate change
Cora Gardner, Staffer • October 30, 2020

Throughout 2020, there have been many new issues and movements that have pushed formerly popular causes out of the public spotlight. One of the...

Local debates over proposed "Fair Tax"
Local debates over proposed "Fair Tax"
Holden Green, Photo/Graphics Editor • October 30, 2020

The election this November will provide Americans with an ability they haven’t had for two years: to make their voices heard through the ballot....

Students at the all-night "bowl-a-thon", 2019
Empty Bowls 2020
Luke Gilfillan, Staffer • October 30, 2020

Every year, one of the largest and most anticipated fundraisers that OPRF students partake in is the “Empty Bowls” project. Empty Bowls is...

Continuing the fight for our climate
Continuing the fight for our climate
Elizabeth Short, Staffer • October 30, 2020

At the end of July, I had the opportunity to join people from all over the world at Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership...

Who should be punished for Breonna Taylor
Who should be punished for Breonna Taylor's Death?
Dante Berry, Staffer • October 30, 2020

On the evening of March 13, four police officers approached the Louisville apartment of Kenneth Walker and his girlfriend, Breonna Taylor. The...

Editors' Endorsements 2020
Editorial Board October 30, 2020

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. If you are 18 on or before this day, you can vote in the election. Find your polling address here:...

Hassler outside of his church
Why Trump doesn't align with Evangelical Christianity
Jackson Hassler, Staffer • October 30, 2020

If you heard that I am an Evangelical Christian, and a conservative, you may expect me to be a Trump supporter. However, his repeated lying,...

Review: Nothing is as it seems in "Ratched"
Review: Nothing is as it seems in "Ratched"
Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief • October 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, Netflix released renowned horror producer Ryan Murphy’s new show, “Ratched.” The show follows and unpacks the origin story of Mildred Ratched, who is originally from the literary classic and subsequent movie, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Netflix announced in four weeks, “Ratched” was their biggest original release of 2020 with over 48 million members streaming. Contrary to its high quantitative reception, NPR, Rolling Stone, and many reviews had harsh critiques for the show’s high number of storylines to unpack....

Kahn with his new book, Little Kings
"Little Kings" makes it debut
Sophia Desai, Arts & Entertainment Editor • October 30, 2020

English teacher and Spoken Word sponsor Peter Kahn has finally stepped into the spotlight himself. Aside from when he is introducing the poets...

Cover of Joji
Album Review: Joji loses his way in "Nectar"
Camille Grant, Managing Editor • October 1, 2020

I have a complicated relationship with Joji. The artist George Miller—better known to some as Filthy Frank of the Youtube comedy sphere—relabeled...

Accidental Courtesy Review
Accidental Courtesy Review
Josh Hedrich, Sports Editor • September 30, 2020

"How can you hate me if you don’t even know me? Well who better to ask than someone who had joined an organization whose whole premise is hating...