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Gourmet Popcorn: A Large Bag Of Bad Ideas

Gourmet Popcorn: A Large Bag Of Bad Ideas

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer February 27, 2018

Just because you slap the word “gourmet” onto something doesn’t mean that it becomes a good idea. Yes, I am aware that the definition of gourmet means “good food”, I’m an English major people,...

Question(s) of a Lifetime - Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff February 18, 2018
Is there a God? What is the meaning of life? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are all some of the greatest questions humanity has faced; here are some more.
A More Potent Poison Than Venom

A More Potent Poison Than Venom

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer February 11, 2018

Sony please, for the love of god, step away from the movie rights. I know you think you're good at comic adaptations, even though everyone says that you aren’t. I know that you think the success Spider-Man...

The first Oscar¨ is crane-lifted into place at the entrance of the Kodak Theatre  on Monday, February 18, 2008, as preparations begin for the 80th Academy Awards¨.  Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center¨, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

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The Oscars Don’t Matter, Now Change the Channel

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer January 29, 2018

Welcome to the Oscars, where the nominations are made up and the awards don't matter. I am aware that what I’m about to say isn’t new by any stretch of the imagination, but I feel its necessary...

Boxes, The Future of Technology

Boxes, The Future of Technology

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer January 22, 2018

So, cardboard…yeah… this wasn’t what I was expecting. This isn’t a bad move by any means, just a weird one. If someone came up to me 2 months ago and told me that Nintendo would be hyping up...

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer October 11, 2017

If you work in marketing, and you want to appeal to a fandom, please check to make sure that the fandom isn’t beyond stupid. For the record, being in a fandom doesn’t make you a bad person and the...

Stressed Out: Last minute tips dealing with Financial Aid

Stressed Out: Last minute tips dealing with Financial Aid

Maria Elena Perez, Staff Writer May 3, 2013

It’s the most stressful time of the year: finals week. You’re only two weeks away from summer vacation, and all you need to do is just study for those exams and finish up those final projects. Then,...

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