Staff Columns

  • On the Flip Side: What is a Fandom and Why does it Have Ships?
    9:23 AM

    – Fandom (noun) = the dominion of fans = the state of being a fan of something or someone/
    a specific form of media of which one is a fan
    ex. Doctor Who or Bob’s Burgers
    – Ship (noun) = short for relationship
    – Shipping (past participle verb) = supporting the idea of characters being together
    – Shipper (noun) = one who ships
    – Canon  (adjective) = follows the original story as the creator intended

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  • Netflix Programs That Are Actually Worth Your Time
    10:09 AM

    Eighty percent of the time you spend on Netflix is spent trying to find something to watch. Rom-coms get repetitive, and no matter how many times you start Pretty Little Liars, you just can’t get into it. With so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. For your convenience, we have

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  • On the Flip Side: Is Art the New Math?
    9:32 AM

    The second hour of the morning passes and she is nowhere near finished. With a desk covered in pencil shavings and drawers overflowing with scratch paper, senior Lily Matteson‘s desk is a mirror image of a math student’s in the ungodly, pre-sun darkness: constantly “one more minute” until complete understanding of what she pursues.
    For as long

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  • 10 TV Shows on Netflix You Can’t Miss
    10:30 AM

    If you’re one of the 40 million people in the United States that is subscribed to Netflix, you have probably slowly become a “binge watcher” as the majority of us have. However, as the addiction grows stronger, eventually you are bound to run out of options of what to watch. Here are 10 television series

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  • Always: Remembering Alan Rickman
    9:37 AM

    Alan Rickman has been a fixture in my life for as long as I can remember. Although Rickman has had many remarkable roles in Hollywood and Broadway, I have known him for his most memorable role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise.
    I was just seven years old when I was first introduced

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  • Obama Evokes Hope in State of the Union
    9:41 AM

    In his first State of the Union address in 2009, President Barack Obama painted a hopeful picture for his legacy, touching on war in Iraq and the then-declining economy. Many of his original sentiments were echoed in his final address last night, as well as several new strategies for combating the problems of now, with

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