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Still from Machine Gun Kellys film Downfalls High

Emo Never Dies: Machine Gun Kelly’s directorial debut

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Columnist
Published February 16, 2021

If you’re anything like me, you love a cheesy high school romance where the outcast loner gets the popular girl despite all the odds against him. Cliche...

President-elect Joe Biden holding a toddler Pete Wentz beside his mother, Dale Wentz. The 41-year-old Fall Out Boy lyricist and bassist is best known for his impact on the emo music genre.

Emo Never Dies: How Joe Biden helped kickstart the emo music genre

By Kaitlyn Fehr
Published November 18, 2020

When I think of emo music, I used to think of Gerard Way, Patrick Stump, Brendon Urie, or Hayley Williams. After the 2020 presidential election, I now...

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Emo Never Dies: The Black Parade keeps marching on

By Kaitlyn Fehr
Published November 4, 2020

This October, I celebrated the birthday of an emo icon. My Chemical Romance’s third album,  The Black Parade, officially turned 14 years old in October...

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