Published: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 7:46am
College deadlines are inching closer and applications have become a staple of the nightly senior workload. But with all the answering and re-answering of questions, essay topics blending together, and last-minute testing decisions, one would hope that the Common Application would make things simpler.
Published: Friday, September 2, 2011 - 3:16pm
When Labor Day was first observed in September of 1882, it was hailed as a way to celebrate the triumph of unions. It was widely supported and was unanimously passed by Congress amid overwhelmingly positive public opinion. But today, 129 years later, unions are being destroyed and the once great holiday has devolved into a three-day shopping weekend.
Published: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 3:32pm
One of my favorite things about living in the age of information technology is the contact. No, not the lenses I precariously stick to my corneas every morning, but the little snippets of information that tell me how to get in-touch with anyone.
Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 9:30pm
I began to consider myself an atheist in 5th grade after reading the excellent book "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything." However, I was afraid to identify myself as such in a public school where many were militantly religious.
Published: Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 4:09pm
I know that this Transportation Security Administration (TSA) thing has been written to death in the media, but I still feel like most stories miss the point.
Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 4:33pm
For years now I have jumped 2-3 feet at every mention of a new Star Wars trilogy. Not that I was in love with the prequels, but I do not share the unadulterated hate that most Star Wars fan-people feel towards them.
Published: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 12:46pm
We have finally hit crunch-time. The last couple days of actual school bring relief for some, but for most they are a period of stress, sleeplessness, and endless work. Last year my last week was a constant rush, and I promised myself that I would not go through it again.
Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 3:55pm
Search engines have been around for a while, and for the most part I have used the same one. Google is great for finding chemical equations, directions, recipes, and just about anything else. However, the Google of three years ago, with the exception of a beta or two, hasn't changed a lot.
Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 4:26pm
This is a sad week for gamers everywhere. A new law in Venezuela makes the importation, creation, distribution, and possession of violent video games illegal. What qualifies as violent you may wonder? Well, just about everything.
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Published: Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 11:35pm
Google has made many announcements over the last year.
Published: Friday, December 4, 2009 - 4:12pm
Japanese television shows have a reputation for being odd, random, and often dangerous, but sometimes one stands out as a really good series. Too bad it's not "K-tai Investigator 7."
Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 6:51pm
I like food. I like the texture, the smell, but most of all, I like the variety. I like to try new things and especially new restaurants. Being at a school with a student kitchen and being on a campus with a massive number of eateries ensures that we have limitless dining options.