The Adventures of Banana Boy

The Adventures of Banana Boy

By Thea Gonzales
January 22, 2016
Filed under Features, Most Read Story

Cautiously, sophomore James Dume checked for the telltale red of security guard jackets around the south lobby before shrugging and pulling up the hood of his suit, becoming once again the flip side of his split personality: Banana Boy. "I'm breaking the rules by wearing my hood," Dume whispered c...


By Lauer
September 11, 2011
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I Blessed The Rains Down In Africa

I Blessed The Rains Down In Africa

By Divitya Vakil, Editor-in-Chief
August 21, 2018
Filed under Carousel, West Word

Before summer '18, the closest I had ever been connected to the continent of Africa were the videos of my friends and I belting out the lyrics to Africa by Toto. Flashback to junior year, when I was bored out of my mind in my Consumer's Ed class, I randomly ventured onto the CIEE website. CIEE is...

TBay Auction to Begin Next Week

By Ivana Kosir
April 8, 2011
Filed under Homepage, News

As the weather is starting to become more enjoyable and the Cubs start winning again, don't you ever wish you had a new bike, some new music to listen to on your bike ride , or a new TV to watch the Cubs win? Or better yet, BE at the game to watch the Cubs win? Well, even if you don't, Dance Mara...