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Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Kate Hennessy, sports writer

March 17, 2017

1950’s-1960’s Racial tensions were brewing in America throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, and under the leadership of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Movement was gaining nation-wide attention. The ‘60s featured the civil rights March on Washington where Luther delivered his iconic ‘I have a Dream...

High School Musical or high school miserable?

High School Musical or high school miserable?

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 16, 2017

The number one movie in history for giving children faulty expectations of high school is High School Musical. After watching, I daydreamed about dancing on tables in a massive cafeteria, making callbacks and getting the lead, winning the big game and—most of all—having a love story as iconic a...

Mary Jane & Little Susie

Mary Jane & Little Susie

Ryan Davidson, design editor

February 19, 2016

During the past 50 years, musical artists have written numerous songs about their experiences with drugs, and some of them are obvious recollections, ranging from Eric Clapton’s “Cocaine,” to The Velvet Underground’s “Heroin” to Dr. Dre’s “Kush.” TKC ranks the best, most well-known...

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