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HBO's Game of Thrones is the television adaption of George R. R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire. This series is incredibly long and dense, so the show has had to cut some plot lines from it. Most of these plot lines were unimportant, but some of them dramatically change the story. This article will go...
It’s 9:59 a.m. in the Information Commons. It’s a nice Thursday morning, with the sun shining, the birds chirping. A lot is going on today, but most importantly, the next release of Supreme is dropping at exactly 10:00 a.m. As Mr. Moyse in the Commons quiets the rowdy students, the clock strikes 10. The students quickly click the refresh...
  As I begin writing this, on the 27th of September, the day of the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am sitting at my bedroom after a day of catching snippets of the testimonies and hearing the whole depth and breadth of thoughts and opinions to be held. I...
He's most productive away from the office. He made his name watching a couple of slightly distinct birds. In his later years, his beard was particularly impressive. He is one of the most prominent scientists in the world. At this point, most even somewhat versed in science can guess who I'm depicting: Charles Darwin. Sailing to the Galapagos Islands in...
A bead of shimmering sweat slowly creeps down his face.  The bead convenes and coalesces with another of its kind, streaks down his chin and then falls to the ground of the Senior Courtyard. Why would a senior be sweating? SAT? Nope.  Calc test? Nope.  College applications? Eh, maybe.  Big game tonight? Definitely not. Inability to tie a bow tie? Yes! The senior bow...
If you are reading this article you may have been called “gringo” before. Even people who are born in Mexico are called “gringo” at times. Have you ever wondered what it means and where it comes from? In this article I’m going to tackle what gringo means, its story, and how to prevent getting this contagious disease. Where does it...
Spoilers for Ghost in the Shell are present. Connor Thomas wrote a phenomenal piece about "Racism in Film: Movies and Society Part 8." In it he mentioned that "in no other place can racism project itself across so many people's minds" so blatantly. He provided an excellent analysis of the history and overall trends set in Hollywood and some harrowing statistics....
Three months after his initial nomination by President Trump, we seem to have reached the climax of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. Both sides of the political aisle are dissecting every sentence that comes out of Kavanaugh's mouth. The media is intensely examining the misconduct allegations waged against him. With turbulent political discourse surrounding the hearings, many Americans seem...

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