Tagged: KTB Editors

Ryan Ross Smith

Killing The Breeze with Ryan Ross Smith of Twin Thousands

  Killing The Breeze sits down with Ryan Ross Smith of Twin Thousands. Twin Thousands is an indie-pop band from Brooklyn. The band’s core members are Gretta Cohn (previously of the band Cursive and regular Saddle Creek Records cellist), Kevin Thaxton, Thayer McClanahan, Peter Smith and Gene Park. Ryan discusses...

library

4 Things That Maximize Studying in the Library

  Every student knows the struggles of exam weeks. Somehow, all of your professors decide to schedule their exams on the same exact week, and you’re left wanting to cry and immediately drop out of school because each of these tests are back-to-back and are the “hardest” of the semester....

lizard squad

Fear The Evil Lizard Squad No More

  The Lizard Squad is comprised of Finnish teenager Julius Kivimäki, an undisclosed British “grammar school student” and 22-year old Londoner Vincent Omari. Maybe. Omari, for his part, oscillates between taking credit on the BBC and publicly denying any association with the group, infamously accused of bringing down networks for...

The Breeze

The Breeze: Killing It For Two Years

  This week, two of KTB’s editors celebrate two years of Killing The Breeze with tall boys two at a time.     Social Media Podcasts Here are podcasts by Rachel Jimenez and Maria M on the social media phenomenon.   Thug We have alluded before to what the term...

compromise

Compromise in the Age of Partisanship

  Our forefathers, resistant to political parties, recognized the plight that would come to affect our government if partisanship arose. Today, our political world suffers from a lack of levelheaded communication, and is often hindered by an inability to compromise. The core of our democracy—its citizenry—relies on being politically involved and informed....

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Why You Need No Cable Box In 2015

  Whether you’re a struggling college student, or still dealing with the after effects of the recession, saving an extra 70 or so bucks a month can’t hurt anybody. On top of forming habits to become more financially stable, saving time by not mindlessly flipping through channels all night gives...

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How Screens Fail to Reflect Ourselves

  Social media is the wildest experiment in human interaction that a culture has ever witnessed, challenging all modes of prior communication, and providing a strange platform that is both personal and impersonal. Online ‘social networking’ is no new enterprise — it marked its territory on the lives of millennials in 2002 with...

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What Kind of Woman Are You?

  Yesterday’s article highlighted the perils of avid indoor tanning, and argued that self-image issues and accessibility were at the root of the problem for this growing public health concern. Overwhelmed by explicit requirements and statements on beauty, our girls enter adolescence, followed by adulthood, with a narrow vision of who they should be. As...

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3-Team Trade: All Winners Here

On a Monday night of hoops that consisted of a whopping 11 games, events that transpired off the court seemed to outshine the play that took place on it. A 6-player deal had emerged between the Thunder, Cavs, and our beloved New York Knicks. At first glance, the trade on...

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Do You Even Meal Prep?

  Most people on the go have had days where they forgot to pack a lunch and had to make a ridiculously quick trip to the nearest fast food joint before class started or lunch break was over. And on the way to this less-than-healthy chain restaurant (or corner store),...