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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, I know how to Google definitions. But to hell with that definition, it was created by snobby...

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 Homecoming has more to do with you and less to do with Disney stepping in to write the whol...

The Oscars Don’t Matter, Now Change the Channel

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 nonetheless to say it because I got nothing better to do. The Oscars are the most out of touch award...

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 pieces of constructible cardboard as the next big thing, I’d probably call them an idiot. Then I’d...

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 idea of fandom is not the problem. The problem stems from the “dark side” that each fandom has...

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, you get an email from a financial aid counselor saying that you have unpaid balance, and you have no idea w...

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