Op-Ed: Dealing with the Humble Brag

Op-Ed: Dealing with the Humble Brag

Someone else’s success is not your failure. Right? Introducing the Humble Brag For such a simple phrase, the expression “humble brag” brings a lot of…

11 Powerpoint Hacks That Will Save You Time

11 Powerpoint Hacks That Will Save You Time

Ahh, nothing compares to the pixelated, antialiased grandeur of software. Last time, we lifehacked Microsoft Word– but today, let’s focus on the centerpiece and cornerstone…

Op-Ed: The Pros and Cons of ‘Fluff’ Clubs in High School

Op-Ed: The Pros and Cons of ‘Fluff’ Clubs in High School

One underrated aspect of modern life: if there’s any niche you’re interested in, you can find an avenue for discussion. Sure, even in the 1950s,…

Is ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ Problematic?

Is ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ Problematic?

Warning: Spoilers.  It’s “funny, thrilling, and tragic.” It’s a critical and commercial success.  It’s the #1 blockbuster based on the #1 bestselling novel: it’s John…

Op-Ed: The Last ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Op-Ed: The Last ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Two years ago, I was an impressionable freshman, sitting on a creaking cedar bleacher amongst a sea of underclassmen. The lights dimmed, the music started,…

Op-Ed: High School and Car Culture

Op-Ed: High School and Car Culture

Every single morning, when the clouds still hide the sky and the mist still permeates the air, the cars enter. There is the faint rumble…

Film Appreciation 101: Frosh Cinema

Film Appreciation 101: Frosh Cinema

There are a lot of movies out there. No, there are a lot of movies out there. It would take years to even scratch the surface…

Op-Ed: Castle Doctrine & the Intersection of Geekdom and Violent Culture

Op-Ed: Castle Doctrine & the Intersection of Geekdom and Violent Culture

 It’s 2014. You know what a nerd is. Even with the days of floppy disks and pocket protectors long behind us, the stereotype persists: nerds…

The High School Kid’s Primer for Dope Jams and Chill Beats

The High School Kid’s Primer for Dope Jams and Chill Beats

It’s February again, and you know what that means: time for some new music. For people who like to study… Post Rock: This is a nice…

It’s A Long Way to the Top: How to Start a Band

It’s A Long Way to the Top: How to Start a Band

If AC/DC were right about anything, they were right about rock n’ roll being “harder than it looks”. Playing in a band can be insanely…

Op-Ed: How to Actually Enjoy a School Dance

Op-Ed: How to Actually Enjoy a School Dance

By this point, I assume you’re familiar with school dances. Let’s just stipulate that you’ve already been acquainted with the miasmic mix of sweat, poorly-censored…

11 Microsoft Word Hacks That Will Save You Time

11 Microsoft Word Hacks That Will Save You Time

Ah, Microsoft Office (no, not that one). It’s easy to get nostalgic for the days of yore, when the computer lab would be equipped with…

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