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We Will Always Love You

We Will Always Love You

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
February 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Mainstream Media's Mold

Unfortunately, this past weekend, one of music’s most iconic figures passed away from an undetermined death. The late, great, Whitney Houston, 48, was pronounced dead on Saturday, February 11.  Kristin Foster, Houston’s publicist, reported the unfortunate event after authorities confirmed that the superstar was found unresponsive in her hotel room at the ...

Farewell Valentine’s Day

Farewell Valentine’s Day

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
February 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

Now that we can put another Valentine’s Day behind us, I woke up that morning feeling extremely sad that it would be the last one for mankind. Since 2012 is the year that will bring about our demise, I pondered how I would send the day off with a bang. This is how my day went. First, I headed...

Brother card? What brother card?

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
February 8, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

They watched me dancing on a table at work with my shirt rolled up and fixed in a way that resembled a drunken belly dancer as I gyrated haphazardly on the 3’x4’ desktop. Some watched in horror. Some watched in stunned amazement. Some simply left the room shaking their head disapprovingly (read-disgust)....

Orange and Blueprint All Wrong

Orange and Blueprint All Wrong

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
January 29, 2012
Filed under Apple Of Knowledge, Columnists

  "New York's Big Three". "The best front-court in the NBA" A total crock. It's early in a season that's going to be a hectic, wild, ride and still has a ton of basketball to be played. The defense is improved thanks largely in part to the quick hands of newcomer Iman Shumpert and the interior presence of Tyson Chandler....

BLOG: Relationships In College Are a Joke!

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
December 1, 2011
Filed under Columnists

As the holiday’s inch closer, guys and girls scurry through the mail attempting to find the right gift for their significant others. Guys get quotes from different jewelers, searching for a well-priced necklace or bracelet. Girls visit sporting good sports or research sporting events for good seats a...

BLOG: NBA Lockout Over

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
November 30, 2011
Filed under Columnists

On July 1, 2011, NBA and basketball fans alike were struck and confused when it was announced that the NBA was in a lockout, the fourth in history. After issues between the owners and players in regards to revenue sharing and the salary cap, all preseason games and the first six weeks of the 2011–12...

BLOG: Suicide Blah Blah

Joe Torres, Staff Writer
November 22, 2011
Filed under Columnists

Suicide, what a joke? If you’re reading this and asking yourself “Is he going to bash people who commit suicide?” then I suggest you click the X in the upper right corner of the screen, because that is exactly what I am going to do. Suicide is out of control! If someone believes that they’re...

BLOG: Get A Life Hackers

Rebecca Espinosa, Staff Writer
November 22, 2011
Filed under Columnists

What’s worse, a child molester or an internet hacker? I would say a child molester. But based on what I’ve seen America considers internet hackers to be more important to keep in jail.   Why do I say this? Well as a reader of CNN.com, I came across an article on the Scarlett Johansson...

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