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Springing Straight into Celebration

Victoria Milev, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

The Vernal Equinox, which occured on the twentieth of March this year, marked the beginning of spring, and on this day night and day were both equal to twelve hours. For those who live in the Northern Hemisphere, springtime has...

Education for Teens? Not a SKAM!

Catalina Rao, Wilcox and the World Editor

April 5, 2019

The human condition is a strange and complicated concept and culture has a large influence on the development of a person. Religion, beauty, politics, sexuality, morals, and gender roles all contribute to the beliefs of a culture...

Mythstakes: The Sacrifice Sequel

Hana McNierney, Wilcox and the World Editor

April 5, 2019

In a previous issue we discussed myths; the mystical stories which people of ancient and present times believed in, which are shared to find reason in a world of chaos. To counter the horror these myths foresaw, some cultures...

Review: “Words on Bathroom Walls”

Roberto Cotlear, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

A normal part of growing up and a popular trait among younger kids is developing an active imagination; some kids will even dream up imaginary friends. But imagine if you start having a hard time distinguishing fiction from reality....

Are Cultural Myths Mythstakes?

Hana McNierney, Wilcox and the World Editor

March 19, 2019

Oftentimes, when abnormal phenomena occur, believers turn to their culture’s myths and stories to explain these happenings. Today, however, myths tend to hold a connotation of “falsehood.” As a result, their dismissal is...

Camp Crashes the Fashion Capitol

Catalina Rao, Wilcox and the World Editor

March 19, 2019

The first Met Gala was held in 1948, where the attendees sported slicked hairstyles and classic gowns in honor of screen icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. The gala was held as a fundraising event for the newly...

China’s “Useless Edison” Takes Over the Internet

Matsuka Gaja, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

From a toilet built into a scooter that flushes by pulling a lever on the handlebar to a sword that can be used to scrub backs, crazy inventions are Geng Shuai’s specialty. The thirty-one year old Chinese village craftsman,...

Movie Review: High Flying Bird

Josh Brodskiy, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Shot entirely on an iPhone X and produced in only a matter of three weeks, director Steven Soderbergh’s film, “High Flying Bird,” is a movie that is simply not your average sports film. The Netflix original movie aims to...

Recipe of the Month: Key Lime Pie

January 17, 2019

Ingredients: Filling: 5 egg yolks, beaten 1 can or 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk ½ cup key lime juice 1 teaspoon key lime zest 1 teaspoon lemon zest Graham Cracker Crust: 1 ½ cups finely ground graham crac...

Movie Review: The Grinch (2018)

Dana Lee, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

As the holiday season is upon us, and as Christmas draws ever closer, we are constantly being exposed to the same list of holiday classics that we have enjoyed from a young age. One of these Christmas classics is How the Grinch...

“Yuck” Means “Yum:” Disgusting Food Museum

Matsuka Gaja, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A vomit bag is handed out to all the visitors who eagerly wait outside of the Disgusting Food Museum, located in Malmo, Sweden. November 1, 2018, marked the museum’s opening, with the original idea for the museum founded by...

Pause the Show, Watch the Gizmo

Samantha Marecek, Lit-Art Editor

January 17, 2019

Lights. Camera. Action. The screen flickers once, and loud, bubbly music blares from the speakers. A scene plays out on the screen. Then another. And then another. Joyful melodies accompany the clips, tantalizing the audience...

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