A Little Bit of Melodrama

Meredith Johnson, Copy Editor

December 6, 2012

I am a self-proclaimed history geek. In elementary school, I was the kid who spent her summer in front of the television watching the History Channel. I spent countless an afternoon with my dad watching whatever war movie and literally reading the encyclopedia. However, I have never really known a lot...

Frank Ocean, Channel Orange: Best Album of the Year

Cara Brashears, Writer

November 26, 2012

Frank Ocean, Channel Orange. Needless to say, I’m obsessed. This R&B lyrical mastermind has created an album from a variety of inspirations—funk, slow-tempo hip-hop, electro, and dubstep-inspired beats are all found within the compilation. You can’t help but tap your fingers or bob your...

Odd Future Brings Life To Music Industry

Brooklynn Langham, Writer

November 19, 2012

Odd Future (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All) is an underground group of rappers who, for some reason, don’t get as much recognition as they deserve. I myself am not the biggest fan of dark rap music, but I am captivated by Odd Future and the raw lyrics that let you into the musicians personal lives. With...

My Karenina Obsession

Meredith Johnson, Copy Editor

November 16, 2012

In anticipation for Joe Wright’s adaption of “Anna Karenina”, I have gone kind of crazy for all things Leo Tolstoy (the Russian author of “Anna Karenina.”) My sister’s brief fetish with Russian history already gave me some context about Russian culture. I knew about the dry, psychological...

Igniting My Love Of Classic Movies

Meredith Johnson, Copy Editor

October 6, 2012

Many moons ago, probably when I was about 10-years-old, I discovered the beauty of the classic movie.  Like a lot of people, I had seen the stereotypical holiday films of the 1940s – White Christmas and Shop around the Corner.  They were a seasonal fixture which warranted some degree of sentimentality...

The Week Before

Megan Murphy, Art Editor

October 1, 2012

I am applying to about 12 colleges, work at least 20 hours a week and occasionally need sleep and exercise. To say simply, free time is scarce in my schedule, yet here I am, taking on another lifestyle change just to spice things up a bit. Starting Oct. 1, I am deciding to completely reinvent my diet...

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