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My Top Five Favorite 'Mad Men' Characters

My Top Five Favorite ‘Mad Men’ Characters

Britney Hoobraj, Associate Editor November 19, 2017

As I continue to re-watch one of my favorite shows for the, well I have honestly lost count of how many times I have watched this show, I started to think about who are my favorite characters. For those...

A Year After Presidential Election, Students Continue to Chant ‘Not My President’

Britney Hoobraj, Associated Editor November 8, 2017

A year after the 2016 Presidential Election, many are still protesting against President Donald Trump and what his administration is doing.  Many Hillary, Bernie, and Independent supporters came...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Britney Hoobraj, Associate Editor October 18, 2017

As Diwali or the Festival of Lights rolls around, in a Hindu household, means major cleaning time and time to fast. This holiday is not only celebrated amongst Hindu's but Sikh's, Jains, and some Buddhist...

OP/ED: Are Concerts Safe Anymore?

OP/ED: Are Concerts Safe Anymore?

Britney Hoobraj, Associate Editor October 2, 2017

Concerts are part of what makes me, well... me. It allows me to meet people who like the same artists as I do and befriend them. Don't even bother asking how many times I've Ed Sheehan or One Direction...

Tapia Has Her Eye On Serving The Greater Good

Tapia Has Her Eye On Serving The Greater Good

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer April 26, 2017

One Mercy student already has eyes at serving the public and making the state a better place to live. Karlin Tapia, a first generation senior studying political science, is currently interning...

Harry Styles – My favorite Member of One Direction

Harry Styles – My favorite Member of One Direction

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer April 14, 2017

I never followed this band throughout their time on X-Factor UK but I did hear their first breakthrough song, “What Makes You Beautiful.” I then watched the music video for this song and I adored the...

7 Reasons Why I will stick to an Android Phone over an iPhone

7 Reasons Why I will stick to an Android Phone over an iPhone

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer April 2, 2017

Since my first cell phone, it has always been an Android one. It's not that I hate Apple products. I do own a MacBook Pro and a Samsung Galaxy phone. 7. The Features Android started their water...

Do What You Can't

Do What You Can’t

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer March 20, 2017

If anyone watched the 2017 Oscars, the first commercial spot features YouTuber, Casey Neistat who has partnered with Samsung to give a "ceremonial speech" to those creators, like himself, who are not actors...

Ben Platt's Performance as Evan Hansen Shows that One Will Never Be Alone

Ben Platt’s Performance as Evan Hansen Shows that One Will Never Be Alone

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer March 2, 2017

 Evan Hansen is kid who has Social Anxiety Disorder. And the walls are crashing down. Evan, played by Ben Platt, is not a popular kid - in fact, he's an outcast. His psychiatrist suggests that...

The 2017 Brit Awards: The 1975 Winning British Band to their Hack on their Performance

The 2017 Brit Awards: The 1975 Winning British Band to their Hack on their Performance

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer February 23, 2017

The 1975 being who they are always stand out. It may be the words that come out of Matty’s mouth, their choice of clothing, or even the way they wear their makeup. Either way, one always has something...

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