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Students make switch to other streaming services as popular sitcoms leave Netflix

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter March 25, 2021

Fans of popular shows like “The Office” and “Friends” have switched to other streaming services as a result of Netflix’s removal of these shows from its site. Viewers can now stream “The Office”...

BURR COLLAB: In defense of boy bands

Grace-Marie Burton Writer for the Burr February 23, 2020

The boy band has been a staple of defining an era, just as much as slang or regrettable fashion trends. Often, these groups are put together by a batch of industry producers to perform songs mainly targeted...

Annual Robert G. McGruder Lecture to award former NBC journalist

Samantha Karam September 25, 2016

Paula Madison, a former NBC journalist and executive, will be honored at the 13th Annual Robert G. McGruder Distinguished Lecture and Award Program at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday in the KIVA.“(She) was one...

Our View: Fabrication or Human Error?

KS Editors February 8, 2015

Over the weekend, NBC News Anchor Brian Williams announced he would be stepping down temporarily because of inaccuracies in a 2003 news story involving an incident he allegedly experienced during the early...

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Opinion: Jimmy Fallon succeeds as new host of ‘The Tonight Show’

Megan Brown February 18, 2014

Before Jay Leno, there was Johnny Carson, and before Johnny Carson, there were Jack Paar and Steve Allen. Conan O’Brien was thrown in there for a couple months when Jay Leno retired the first time in...

Our View: NBC shows poor taste in reporting

DKS Editors February 17, 2014

Bode Miller, one of the more visible members of the U.S. Winter Olympic team, is among the most decorated racers in his sport. He has won six Winter Olympic medals, including the bronze in this year’s...

A new ‘Tonight’ dawns with Jimmy Fallon as host

Frazier Moore, AP February 16, 2014

NEW YORK — On the walls of Jimmy Fallon’s office are photos. Lots of photos. Of his 2007 marriage to film producer Nancy Juvonen. Of their 6-month-old daughter, Winnie. Of his mom and dad as newlyweds....

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Opinion: Make the Olympics available to everyone

Tyler Kieslich February 11, 2014

The Olympics are one of the few events that can be accurately described as a shared cultural experience. It’s one of the rare instances in sports in which nationalism overrides regional ties, and in...

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