Monday, August 19

Grad’s first step: find use for diploma

Now what? That’ll be the question on every graduating senior’s mind the moment he or she receives that hard-earned diploma during this weekend’s commencement spree. It’s probably the most important question you’ll have to answer for the rest of your life. Read more...


VHS shelved in favor of DVD quality, efficiency

“VHS rules,” proclaimed fourth-year religious studies student Walter Morales. “I’m so over DVDs. I’m bringing back VHS.” Good luck. As enthusiastic as the old-school Morales is about leading a VHS return to glory, the cold hard truth is that the DVD has replaced VHS as the OWW (Only Way to Watch). Read more...




Many strive to peel away labels

When it comes to labels, artists are no different from actors or musicians in that they all become a tad defensive. Their reputations are at stake, and creative minds tend to feel caged when their work is pigeonholed, especially according to their ethnic identities. Read more...


Campus tour provides a walk down memory lane

You know in the finale of most TV series, when the main character moves out of the house he or she has lived in for a long time and gazes longingly at each empty room and reminisces about the unforgettable moments that occurred there as the piano solo slowly fades out? Read more...


Poker takes hold as newest pastime

There’s no greater exhilaration in No-Limit Texas Hold ‘em than hearing a poker player declare, “All in.” Even when the fateful words are uttered by a dirt-poor college student in sweatpants, playing in a game where “no limit” hardly amounts to a triple-digit pot, “all in” is still “all in.” From red, white and blue poker chips to Hold ‘em lingo like flop, turn, river and kicker, the sights and sounds of the increasingly popular poker game are becoming ubiquitous throughout the dorms and apartments around campus. Read more...



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