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Orange is the New Black – and Black Is In

Orange is the New Black – and Black Is In

Emiko Hernandez

November 24, 2014

Orange is the New Black or OITNB is a hardcore comedy drama that shook the television world by storm over the last two year. This is Netflix’s fifth original television show created and written by Jenji Kohan and premiered its first season on July 11, 2013, and the second premiered July 10, 2014. The...

Understandable Fear Spawns Unjustified Ignorance: ISIS Further Stigmatizes Muslim Americans

Understandable Fear Spawns Unjustified Ignorance: ISIS Further Stigmatizes Muslim Americans

Dylan Majsiak

October 9, 2014

The actions of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS have been a trending topic amongst most major media outlets. Though the Islamic extremist group has existed since as early as 2003, its actions have severely intensified upon its acquisition of land in western Iraq. The self-proclaimed cali...

Senior Reflection: Goodbye [email protected]! And Words of, Well, Advice

Tenzin Sangmo

June 25, 2014

“Don’t Procrastinate.” That was the advice most upperclassmen gave. Yet, we went ahead binge-watching on Netflix and cramming all our work on Sunday night. Frankly, my friends even as freshmen pulled all nighters, which is funny because it is nothing compared to the following years. As freshmen, we eit...

It’s “Elementary”

It’s “Elementary”

Emiko Hernandez

January 16, 2014

A tweed cap, a smoking pipe, and a comfortable abode at 21B Baker Street can lead anyone to deduce the subject is the famous “consulting detective” Sherlock Holmes. The renowned fictional character along with his partner Doctor John H. Watson made his debut in 1887 in A Study in Scarlet, the famous n...

Gravitating Movie!

Gravitating Movie!

Tenzin Sangmo

November 25, 2013

Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the movie,“Gravity” was released on Oct. 4, 2013. Some of you, like myself, will enjoy this film because of Sandra Bullock’s acting, but those who aren’t so crazy about her have nothing to worry about. The plot is full of action and twists at every...

Beauty and the Beast TV Review

Beauty and the Beast TV Review

Emily Abreu

January 15, 2013

The perfect combination of everyone’s favorite aspects of television: romance, wit, humor, drama and action. This perfectly describes the CW’s new television show Beauty and the Beast. After the main character Catherine witnesses her mother get killed and has her life saved by an “animal,”...

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

Basel Bataineh

December 3, 2012

Although The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini was one of the only books I’ve read in the past six months, it was definitely the best piece I’ve touched since as long as I can remember. In fact, I enjoyed it so much, I began reading just for pleasure every once in a while. Hosseini did a tremendous...

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