The Man in the High Castle’s Third Season is Alternative History at its Finest

The final episode of season three of The Man in the High Castle shows young adults marching through the streets of New York, carrying torches and chanting “blood and soil.” It’s impossible not to catch the reference to the Charlottesville march and riots of last year. The worst, and best, part of the show, is...

Survivor: David vs. Goliath Gives New Life to the Fading Reality Show

Wait, Survivor is still on? Indeed it is, and it’s better than ever. It’s no secret that the CBS competition series is no longer the cultural behemoth it once was when it began 18 years ago. Though Survivor dominated the early 2000s and became the first highly rated U.S. reality television show, the ratings and...

“thank u, next” is here to stay

A Billboard #1 single. Flawless recreations of 2000s cult classics. Ariana Grande. What more could you ever ask for in a music video? Ariana Grande finally released a music video on Friday for her chart-topping, surprise single after what felt like weeks of speculation and teasers. Within 24 hours, the video, breaking YouTube and Vevo...

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Should Jabari Parker stay or should he go?

Should Jabari Parker stay or should he go?

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03/25/2014

Jabari Parker does not lose often. During his four years of high school, it only happened fifteen times, nine of which came during his freshman year; otherwise, Parker accumulated 118 wins and four state championships with Chicago-based Simeon High School, earning him the opportunity to attend (on athletic scholarship) any university in the country. Parker…

Pitcher Protection: Safety in MLB called into question

Pitcher Protection: Safety in MLB called into question

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03/24/2014

Major League Baseball made a big step earlier this off-season in making professional baseball a safer game for players with its adoption of the new rules regarding contact between a runner and the catcher at home plate. Commissioner Bud Selig has made it very clear with several decisions in recent years that he believes the…

The Love is Gone: ESPN and the Big EAST

The Love is Gone: ESPN and the Big EAST

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03/24/2014

“What are we supposed to do After all that we’ve been through When everything that felt so right is wrong Now that the love is gone.” -”Love is Gone” by David Guetta Other than resisting that inner desire to start humming along to the rest of this catchy party tune and break out in dance,…

Bob Cousy: the Houdini of the Hardwood

Bob Cousy: the Houdini of the Hardwood

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03/23/2014

Superstars come in many shapes and sizes. They are big, small, smart, stupid, arrogant, and some of them are even insane. The one thing they have always had in common, however, is their ability to make us turn on our TVs and forget about everything except for what they show. They teach us how to…

Manziel’s Secret Weapon: Analyzing Mike Evans

Manziel’s Secret Weapon: Analyzing Mike Evans

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03/23/2014

Just about every prolific college quarterback of the past decade has had a great wide receiver. Tim Tebow had Percy Harvin and Aaron Hernandez, Robert Griffin III had Josh Gordon, Brandon Weeden had Justin Blackmon, and Ken Dorsey had Andre Johnson just to name a few. This trend holds true in this year’s NFL draft….

Keep it American: Opening Day abroad needs to go

Keep it American: Opening Day abroad needs to go

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03/23/2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks opened the Major League Baseball season last Saturday and Sunday with two games in Sydney, Australia. The season opener for the two teams was part of an initiative the MLB has been working on over the years in order to spread the popularity of baseball all over the…

Ivan Brunetti’s memoir draws on depression

Ivan Brunetti’s memoir draws on depression

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03/23/2014

I’m going to ease myself into this book column with a picture book—a grown-up picture book that hints at all the disillusionment and exhaustion characteristic of actual adult life. (As you can tell, I’m really looking forward to graduation.) Aesthetics: A Memoir by the renowned Ivan Brunetti uses eclectic Brunetti original artworks and brief descriptions…

Divergent is indefinitely bland

Divergent is indefinitely bland

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03/22/2014

Ever since the success of the Harry Potter film franchise, a lot of young adult book series have been adapted for the big screen to cash in on that popularity, most notably Twilight and The Hunger Games. The newest addition is Divergent, based on the novel by Veronica Roth. Given that the concept of the…

Glee hits the big 100

Glee hits the big 100

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03/21/2014

Five seasons, over 1000 songs, a lot of drama, and multiple fights and Glee has finally reached 100 episodes. And they definitely pulled out all the stops for their centenarian. Beware: there will be spoilers. The high school musical drama, celebrated its 100th episode this week with a bang. All the old Glee Club members…


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