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Gabby OK performs at the March 8 Pay Gap Series at Malcolm Yards Market, hosted by Rock What You Got. Photo courtesy of Rock What You Got.

March brings feminist comedy series to Malcolm Yards

by Saija Maki-Waller
Published March 22, 2023
The Market at Malcolm Yards hosts women comics every Wednesday this month in the Pay Gap Comedy Series.
Morril, who also has two podcasts, will be performing two shows on Friday.  Photo courtesy of Morril.

Q&A: Comedian Sam Morril

by Cole Bursch
Published March 1, 2023
Morril, an NYC-based comedian, talks about his “Class Act Tour” and comedy writing process ahead of his Friday show at the Pantages Theater in downtown Minneapolis.
Protesters stood outside of Varsity Theater with signs while show attendees stood in line waiting for the show to start.

Dave Chappelle stand-up shows bring tension to Varsity Theater

by Bel Moran and James Schaak
Published July 27, 2022
Chappelle performed at Varsity Theater after First Avenue canceled his performances on Wednesday following backlash regarding his comments about transgender people, prompting community response.
A search for goldysjockstrap on Instagram will give you No Results Found.

Q&A: “goldysjockstrap,” the people’s memelord, talks retirement

by Bel Moran
Published July 19, 2022
The enigmatic GJS has hung up her meme curation indefinitely. A&E asked her to share her thoughts on leaving, forming relationships online and the next generation of meme page admins.
A meme reposted by @joan.of.arca made by @nice.2.mitya

In conversation with UMN student and meme account legend @joan.of.arca

by Nina Raemont
Published May 2, 2022
A meme account owner walks among us.
Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

by Leo Witzke
Published April 20, 2022
Once extirpated from Minnesota, UMN turkeys now have their own Instagram account.
Photo of the University bus after it drove into Acadia Cafe located on located on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Riverside Avenue. Photo courtesy of KFAI A.M. Drive.

The memeification of a UMN bus crash

by Carly Quast
Published April 1, 2022
TikToks, memes and Tweets, oh my! After a University of Minnesota campus connector crashed into a restaurant, the accident made waves on University social media outlets.
Six things our A&E writers are loving this week

Six things our A&E writers are loving this week

by A&E Staff
Published March 28, 2022
Jump into the week with six weekly faves.
Illustration by Harry Steffenhagen

Whole Music Club’s open mic night embraces its performers and audience

by Leo Witzke
Published March 24, 2022
What started as a way to engage students during the pandemic has emerged into a post-pandemic staple for UMN artists.
Q&A: the anonymous face behind “goldysjockstrap”

Q&A: the anonymous face behind “goldysjockstrap”

by Macy Harder
Published October 11, 2021
The popular Instagram account’s creator chatted with A&E about her niche content, why she chooses to remain anonymous and how she quickly became immersed in campus culture.

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