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Old Gold & Black

'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

The summer of post-truth politics

Ethan Wearner, Staff Columnist September 27, 2022

Talk of political polarization has consumed headlines in recent months. The most notable event of late has, undoubtedly, been the reaction to the FBI’s seizure of allegedly classified government documents...

Mar-a-Lago highlights Trump’s incompetence

Natasha Heisenberg, Staff Columnist September 27, 2022

In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, then-candidate Donald Trump rallied supporters with “Hillary for Prison'' and “lock her up” chants that echoed throughout a sea of red MAGA caps....

Pregnant women have been compelled to undergo medical treatment by the court system.


September 27, 2022

Lydia’s case and others like it are grounded on the legal debate regarding compelled medical treatment of pregnant patients. Common and constitutional law grants every American — including pregnant...

Swortzel and Reece hold their newborn son, Winston, shortly before his passing.

The Choice

September 26, 2022

After a few sleepless nights, many tears and prayers, the Swortzels decided to go with the latter option — to wait until 24 weeks, knowing that Winston would die shortly after birth, but Oliver would...

Reece, Oliver and Swortzel attend a protest against the overturn of Roe v. Wade.


September 26, 2022

Since Swortzel was able to make an autonomous decision regarding her reproductive care, she worried when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey in June.  “When Roe...

Swortzel was faced with a harrowing choice.


September 26, 2022

One Monday morning, when Swortzel was 21 weeks along, she decided it was time to announce her pregnancy. But before she and Reece had the chance to tell anyone, Swortzel felt some pain she had never felt...

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is an enthralling romance, writes Sofia Bazant.

‘Eternal Sunshine’ review extended

Sofia Bazant, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” (2004)  is single-handedly the most strikingly beautiful and creative film I have ever seen.  I would like to preface this by saying that I cannot do this...

‘Aliens in the Attic’ (2009)

September 10, 2022

Review: This is cheesy, funny and satisfying! It has great sequences of epic pranks and attacks — kind of like a low-stakes heist movie. The CGI is not the best, but I can honestly overlook it because...

‘The House’ (2017)

September 10, 2022

Review: I LOVED this movie. Not only is it hilarious, but it has an amazing cast. It is a bit raunchy and dark, but I love it. There’s the typical “might actually be insane” side character that is...

‘So Undercover’ (2012)

September 10, 2022

Now, this movie I actually hate myself for; it’s insanely cliche and predictable (and the college is so obviously Tulane that it actually makes me really mad. Like seriously? Did they think no one would...

‘Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You’ achieves total serenity – Adam Coil

August 25, 2022

Big Thief dropped their fifth album “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” a week after BC, NR dropped their sophomore album, and these two projects have been in the driver’s seat for my...

‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ displays Kendrick Lamar with total openness – Brody Leo

August 25, 2022

After five years of silence from Kendrick Lamar, it was difficult to know what to expect from his new project. Five years — 1,855 days, to be exact — is an eternity in the world of hip-hop. For reference,...

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