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What's going down in the Dent
Caroline Wall

To many, the Dent Center is a refuge among the deluge of schoolwork on campus; to others, it may just be the place we convene in the mornings before classes. As the former type, I want to enlighten the latter on what’s going on behind the doors of the art rooms, the reason the chairs are always rearranged in the gallery, and the indiscernible melodies that emerge from the end of the hall.

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Government shutdown explained
Emma Hay and Gordon Elnagar

There has been a lot of talk in the news and on social media about the government shutdown and funding for “the wall” on the border between the United States and Mexico. Although most of us are aware that there is a shutdown, the process that leads to a government shutdown may not be clear to everyone.

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First page of the PDF file: astronaut-astronomy-cosmos-21561
Susannah Lyon

It may come as a surprise to some that the diet of the average astronaut is more than the crunchy freeze dried ice cream we all ate as kids. Astronauts must eat a balanced diet in order to complete their celestial duties and perform to the best of their abilities; a diet consisting solely of ice cream isn’t going to cut it.

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Review: Le Spice
Ellie Toler

I don’t know about you, but I was incredibly disappointed to hear that Dottie’s Toffee was leaving their downtown location on the corner of Main and Broad St. However, I’m always looking for new lunch spots in Spartanburg, so when I heard that Le Spice was moving into this space, I was excited to check it out.

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Mid Autumn Festival
Charlie Zheng

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival or the Moon Festival is on August the fifteenth in the lunar calendar, which is on September the twenty fourth this year. Like many other festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival has legends behind it, too. One of the most famous stories is called The Goddess Chang’e Flying to The Moon.

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Review: Spill the Beans
Molly Sherard

 If you’re looking for a new favorite coffee shop in Spartanburg, you’re almost guaranteed to find it in Spill the Beans. Whether you’re looking for a delicious coffee, a healthy fruit smoothie, a scoop of ice cream, or a milkshake, you will not be disappointed with your snack from Spill the Beans.

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