5 Misconceptions of College I Got From the Media

5 Misconceptions of College I Got From the Media

I remember when I was younger and seeing different movies and television shows that were set at different colleges. They seemed so fun and made…

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

Op-Ed: We Need to Read More, Especially in the Modern Age

We live in an age of accessibility, of abundance, of excess. In some cases, information flows more freely than water (especially in Flint, Michigan). By…

How I Found Enrichment Through Film Criticism

How I Found Enrichment Through Film Criticism

About a year ago, I met a movie critic from the local news station. The first time we talked, he asked me my opinion on…

7 College Lessons I Learned From Great Movies

7 College Lessons I Learned From Great Movies

Lessons can be learned in almost any way, shape or form. Some people prefer to learn the hard way, personally experiencing the good, the bad…

5 Awesome Philosophy Lessons I Learned in “The Big Lebowski”

5 Awesome Philosophy Lessons I Learned in “The Big Lebowski”

Every movie is touched with at least a hint of philosophy – be it specific philosophical references and allusions or the own personal philosophies of…

What I Learned About the Media’s Portrayal of Relationships from a 1954 Film

What I Learned About the Media’s Portrayal of Relationships from a 1954 Film

(WARNING! Some spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen the film.) In the 1954 film Student Prince, directed by Richard Thorpe, a German prince named Karl…

How to Manage Expectations and Realities of College

How to Manage Expectations and Realities of College

Many students, most likely due to the mythical aura that surrounds college for those who have not yet experienced it – prolonged by the countless…

How to Make Boring Essay Prompts More Exciting

How to Make Boring Essay Prompts More Exciting

We all know that the quality of an essay is significantly impacted by what the initial prompt is. You’re either extremely excited about it, can’t…

Does Netflix Hinder Academics?

Does Netflix Hinder Academics?

Netflix, an on-demand internet streaming service, was first digitally launched in 1999; throughout the years, it has become the premiere way to stream television shows, documentaries,…

7 Recent Films All High Schoolers Should Watch

7 Recent Films All High Schoolers Should Watch

Are you looking to do some procrastinating? Below are seven awesome films that came out recently (including the five Oscar Best Picture nominees) that any…

50 Things to Do Instead of Studying for AP Exams

50 Things to Do Instead of Studying for AP Exams

With AP exam season rolling in within the next few months, along with balancing the thing we know as life, things can get pretty tough–especially…

10 Feel-Good Movies Every Student Should Watch

10 Feel-Good Movies Every Student Should Watch

Perhaps you’re having one of those rough days where you simply need to drown yourself in feel-good movies, or, more likely, perhaps you’re just a…

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