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In an ever-evolving world of major and influential technological advancements, schools, especially Jesuit, have evolved to adapt such technologies through implementation of services like Moodle. However, many students are largely unaware of another helpful service called Dropbox, which eliminates the need to manage and maintain previously used methods like jump drives and e-mail. These methods of transferring files between two...
IGN calls it “Amazing,” and Joystiq.com says that the game’s Unova region is “the best-looking setting of the Pokémon series so far,” but what is all the fuss about for Pokémon Black and White? On March 6, 2011, Pokémon trainers across the United States got their hands on the franchise’s latest installment, Black and White Versions. Nintendolife.com reports that 1.08...
On the 18th of February 2011, Radiohead released its eighth studio album, The King of Limbs. One of the definitive rock groups of our time, Radiohead is known for its innovative approach to music, and this latest release certainly perpetuates that reputation. The King of Limbs was produced with longtime band friend Nigel Godrich. A close companion since 1994, he has produced...
In 1906, young socialist Upton Sinclair rose from obscurity with the novel The Jungle, his expose of American meat packing. Sinclair’s version of the “Great American Novel” shocked the world with its gut-wrenching description of unsafe, unsanitary, and generally sickening practices of the meat packing industry (e.g., rat droppings and diseased meat jammed into sausage grinders, disgusting floor filth and...
Two weeks ago, the American sports world held its biggest event of the year, the one and only Super Bowl; now, it’s time to shift our focus to the American entertainment world, as they get ready to hold their biggest event of the year: the Oscars. This Sunday, February 27th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be...
The wait is finally over. For now. Part one of the final movie of the most popular children’s books this decade has been released and is a box office smash hit. The much anticipated release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 brings with it much praise as well as fair amounts of criticism. On the whole, the...
Quick Overview: Halo Reach brought back life to the Halo series, giving new and  interesting game modes, coupled with new maps, customization options, and new weapons. However, if you weren’t a fan of Halo before, these improvements  will not change your mind at all. Overall: I give this game a score of 9/10. Now, to be honest, this review is going...
Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 was probably the most anticipated animated feature of the summer, and even with Pixar’s stunning reputation and track record, it stands out as Pixar’s crowning achievement. Sequels of successful franchises have often failed to live up to the standard set by the original; with a very weak plot line and a lengthy run time, the...

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