The Monday Catchup

The New York TImes


Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: Turkey will provide aid to Kurdish troops in their fight for the town of Kobani, on the border between Syria and Turkey. The Kurdish troops have been withstanding attacks from ISIS for over a month.

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Kenyon Counterpoint: Kimbra vs. Lorde

So obviously New Zealand is killing the game right now. The past decade has seen a lot of kiwis hit the big time overseas (e.g. Gotye and Flight of the Conchords), but today the real battle has come down to Kimbra and Lorde. These two pop songstresses have both put out absolutely killer debut albums that each give them claim to the throne, but which one beats the other? There can, after all, only be one queen bee

Dan Rasch ‘14 and Broods Weinman ‘16 have taken sides on this most contentious of issues.  A coin was flipped, and Lorde was assigned to Rasch, Kimbra to Broods.  Read on and judge for yourself the victor…

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