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The Characters We Deserve

March 11, 2015

The characters that authors write are important. They show us how our society views different types of people and set standards for readers. At one point, all of the characters had to be white males in...

A better version of 50 shades of gray...

The Egotistical Fifty Shades of Grey

March 11, 2015

This past week, I’ve been occasionally asking myself one question; why do people want to watch Fifty Shades of Grey? First of all, sure, I’m 15. Some may ask me, “what do you know?” I’ve never ...

Calculus III: Take the Challenge

Calculus III: Take the Challenge

March 11, 2015

Calculus. That word alone injects fear into math-challenged minds, and it should. It’s hard. Really hard. Differentiation, Integration, Riemann Sums, a lot of what you do in Calculus is abstract to t...

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Je Suis Charlie are Words to Live By

February 4, 2015

Je suis Charlie. I am Charlie. The phrase has caught fire in the wake of the Paris shootings on January 7 when masked gunmen killed 12 members of the Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine that has a re...

Video Games and Violence

Sebastian Flister, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

Video games are notorious for violence, and most people would make a connection between the violence in video games and aggression in the real life people that play them.  Playing a game with violent content can lead to frustration, anger, and procrastination, but playing the game won’t make you a homicidal maniac. Tragedies in real life, such as mass shootings or murder, are often connected by the media to video games;...

Big Hero 6: A New Twist on Disney Animation

Big Hero 6: A New Twist on Disney Animation

January 21, 2015

With colorful animation and upbeat dance music, the latest Disney movie Big Hero 6 takes its audience to “San Fransokyo,” a futuristic city. Here, we meet Hiro Hamada and his older brother Tadashi. Orphan...

Marco Polo: A Netflix Wonder

Marco Polo: A Netflix Wonder

January 12, 2015

Recently, Netflix has shown a creative streak, producing rather spectacular shows that have garnered many fans from around the world. For example, the infamous House of Cards is well known throughout the US...

The Growth of One Direction

Theresa Nguyen and Gillian Milton

December 22, 2014

This fall One Direction released their fourth album, the appropriately titled FOUR . This album is shift from their pop days as boys to their current roles as men. Although One Direction isn’t for everyone, FOUR is still a good album filled with positive, catchy, and upbeat songs that make you want to get up out of your seat and dance. Boy bands were always known to create pop music that is directed towards the teenage f...

Wanna Know More about 'How To Get Away with Murder'?

Wanna Know More about ‘How To Get Away with Murder’?

December 22, 2014

ABC’s new breakout show How to Get Away With Murder is a new legal drama series that features a fierce female lead played by Viola Davis. The show is an amazing and suspenseful show with a fascinating plot a...

 Mole Over Matter: A Mole-less Iggy Azalea

Mole Over Matter: A Mole-less Iggy Azalea

November 24, 2014

If there’s two things that rap goddess Iggy Azalea are known for her moles and body type. But on the October 25 episode of the late-night comedy show, Saturday Night Live, something was a little differ...

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