Death Begets Life

Brandi Randolph, Staff Writer

October 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

Every now and then, you come across a thriller novel that grabs your attention, has a killer plot, and is told in the perspective of a dead girl. This is exactly what happens in the novel "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold. After...

Catch Writing Fever this November

Allison Bell

October 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a yearly event in which the participants aim to write fifty thousand words, which is equivalent to two hundred published pages. Writing fifty thousand words in a month is a lot of hard...

Be Black Friday Ready

Madalynn Williams, Opinions Editor

October 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

If you've watched Paul Blart Mall Cop, you probably think Black Friday is a day of pushing, shoving and 12 am wakeup calls. And while that would be much more entertaining, Black Friday is much more subdued (at least where I've...

Alt-J’s Sophomore Album a Creative Triumph

Anna Fedder, Writer

October 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

Recently, it has seemed like many Indie-Rock bands have been reducing in quality after their first album and then quickly dying out, but Britain’s Alt-J is a clear exception to this. I fell in love with their debut in 2012,...

A Week of Fringe, Fifties, and Flair

Mia Gogel

October 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

Maybe you watched Fashion week this year or maybe you were just annoyed by the lives snaps you were getting; regardless, here are some hot trends and highlights from New York’s September show. From handbags to dresses there...

Tasty New Apple Devices

Tasty New Apple Devices

October 24, 2014

Halloweens Old and New

Halloweens Old and New

October 24, 2014

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat

October 1, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Makes Splash

Mallory Higgins

October 1, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

Over the summer you may have heard of or perhaps even participated in the Ice Bucket challenge to raise awareness for the ALS disease. You might be wondering, how does the trend of dumping a bucket of ice on your head have anything...

“My Sister’s Keeper” and Big Life Questions

Brandi Randolph

October 1, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

Would you try to save your sibling’s life if he or she had a rare cancer disease? In “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult, Anna didn't have a choice. She wasn’t asked to keep giving her blood and bone marrow to her older...

Classical Music: Not Just for Old People

Maria Park

October 1, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture

What is classical music? Some old-fashioned genre of music reserved for elderly people who go to pricey concerts? Is it not available for the majority of Americans to enjoy today? I would argue, no. Sure, some music was composed...

Arts and Culture