First Trip to Hogwarts: Reading Harry Potter in College

Back in elementary and middle school, most of what I read was thanks to my brother. I borrowed The Lightning Thief after he finished reading it. He gave me The Hunger Games when I was eight. My obsession with Warriors began once I snuck into his room and stole his copy of Into the Wild....

Matisse Thybulle: The Best Player You’ve Never Heard Of

I know, I know. It’s that time of the year again, March Madness, and you probably came here expecting some hardcore analysis about why this year’s bracket is going to be the “chalkiest” in years, or how Virginia will be the first 1 seed to avoid losing to a 16 seed two years in a...

Way Too Early MLB Awards Predictions

As Spring Training wraps up, we are just days away from Opening Day. That means that it’s the time of year to make predictions for the awards that will be announced eight months from now. Without further ado, here are my 2019 Major League Baseball awards predictions. American League MVP: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels...

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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…

National Transfers Helping or Hurting USMNT?

National Transfers Helping or Hurting USMNT?

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03/21/2014

On Tuesday, 18 year-old Bayern Munich forward Julian Green applied to FIFA for a change in national team allegiances, deciding to join the US National Team.  Green was born in Tampa to an American father and a German mother, but has spent most of his life in Germany.   A young player with more potential than…

Bad Words is obscenely good

Bad Words is obscenely good

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03/21/2014

Bad Words is a film that could have easily gone sour. The premise sounds like something that would promise a dull story and empty crass humor. But luckily for us, star and first-time director Jason Bateman manages the film in such a way that avoids both of these and comes out with something pretty funny….

Eye of the Tiger: Is a comeback deserved?

Eye of the Tiger: Is a comeback deserved?

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03/21/2014

It has been almost 6 years since Tiger Woods last won a major championship. In those 6 years he has played 18 majors and failed to win a single one. While he is a four-time Masters champion, he hasn’t won at Augusta National in nine years. Ever since his personal life blew up, he hasn’t…

Basketbrawls: Fighting in the NBA

Basketbrawls: Fighting in the NBA

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03/21/2014

“I would say I would loosen up a little bit the rules about the fighting fines. That’s what I would loosen up. Because today you go to an ice hockey game, and the one thing they’re waiting for is a fight, you know what I’m saying? So if they could set it up something like…

Critical Voices: Foster the People, Supermodel

Critical Voices: Foster the People, Supermodel

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03/20/2014

Following Foster the People’s unexpected success with the release of Torches in 2011, the trio, led by Mark Foster, faced an entirely new level of expectation. Fans wanted another taste of the group’s signature synthetic and contagious sound. But Supermodel, their latest release, does not stick as easily as their previous LP. Foster has clearly taken the…


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