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Pin Your Way Thin

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2014

In a world of ever increasing technological dependence, how does one merge their health with their online habits? The answer to this comes in the form of Mitzi Dulan’s new diet, “The Pinterest Diet”. As a nutritionist for The Kansas City Royals, as well as private clients, Dulan looks at the world...

The Best and Worst of Fictional Mothers

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2014

Today is Mother’s Day where we celebrate the women who gave us life. They love us, protect and sometimes drive us crazy. In honor of them I have compiled the best and worst moms from books, television and movies. These are the women nobody wants to be related to the Worst Mothers (in no particular...

Award Winning Documentary Screened For Mercy Students

At Main Hall Lecture Room following screening

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2014

Fifty years ago, three civil rights workers were brutally murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi, where they were registering African-Americans to vote while investigating the burning of a church. It would take almost 40 years until their killers were called to face justice. This is where Micki Dickoff’s...

A Very Scandalous Finale

A Very Scandalous Finale

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

April 18, 2014

The season finale of Scandal was hyped as the biggest event of a gory and outlandish season. While there was drama and intrigue it didn’t pack the same punch as the other episodes this season especially the show’s midwinter finale. There were moments when the show hit the right notes but it lacked...

I Have Pee-Pee Money in My Purse

Contaminated purse

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

April 18, 2014

It is the latest fad to share train stories on tumblr and instagram. Unlike others I take cabs everywhere. I don’t drive and spending the same money and taking four buses and a train seems silly when I can have a direct trip to wherever I am going.  So when my friends and family share their stories...

Pat Williams: Mission Accomplished

Pat Williams: Mission Accomplished

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

April 13, 2014

Confused, overwhelmed and shocked Pat Williams, co-founder of The Orlando Magic and motivational speaker, sat in his doctor’s office after receiving the news that he had an incurable blood cancer called multiple myeloma. As questions swirled in his head and information washed over him he asked, “What...

No More Waiting For It: How I Met Your Mother is Over

No More Waiting For It: How I Met Your Mother is Over

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2014

208 episodes, countless glasses of Glen McKenna and one hell of an epic love story later, How I Met Your Mother ended its nine year run tonight. **Spoilers Ahead** The question is whose epic love story is it?  Is it Ted and "the Mother," whose name was revealed to be Tracy, or is it Ted and Ro...

Is Bossy a Bad Thing?

Is Bossy a Bad Thing?
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Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

March 30, 2014

The COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, has launched a campaign to the ban the word bossy with her charity Leanin.org and The Girl Scouts of America. She says that while boys are called leaders, when a girl exhibits the same behavior they are called bossy. With all the negative connotations of the word,...

Will Gardner is Dead

Will Gardner is Dead

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

March 24, 2014

The pending departure of The Good Wife’s leading man has been kept a secret since the end of last season when actor Josh Charles asked to be written out of the show after the end of his four year contract. Instead the writers and creators of the show convinced him to appear in the first half of the...

Veronica, We Are Still Friends

Veronica, We Are Still Friends

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2014

After one biggest and most successful KickStarter campaigns in the history of the website, Veronica Mars is in theaters. With over 90,000 backers that received special perks such as production notes, T-shirts and even a chance to be an extra or name a character, it over shot its $2 million goal by over...

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