Trailer: The Last Jedi

Last Monday night’s football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears was more than just a football game; the world premier trailer for the new Star Wars film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” aired. Stormtroopers marched onto to field during halftime in a cloud of smoke. The trailer of the new flick was…

Taking a Knee

Since the beginning of the 2016 National Football League season, the American public has seen the act of kneeling or sitting during the National Anthem. This started as Colin Kaepernick, who was the San Francisco 49’ers quarterback, began to peacefully protest the racial oppression he saw in America. Kaepernick sat down on the bench at…

Syrian Crisis Gains Heat

Fifty-nine U.S. tomahawk cruise missiles struck a Syrian airbase on April 6, 2017 in reaction to a chemical warfare attack carried out by Syria’s current leader, Assad, on a civilian village on April 5, 2017. The airbase housed the planes that dropped the chemical agents. Assad’s chemical warfare attack killed 72 and injured more including…

Were Super Bowl commercials controversial?

The Super Bowl has something for everybody these days. Even if you don’t enjoy watching the game, the commercials can be just as entertaining for non-sports fans. The average Super Bowl commercial for the 2016 game between the Broncos and the Panthers was a surprising $5 million for a 30-second ad. Here are some of…

Cure for a Case of the Mondays

Do you ever feel tired and worn out from the previous week, even after the weekend? Many students, including myself, often feel tired after the two day break of Saturday and Sunday. Plus, because of homework, Sunday feels more like a work day than a break day, leaving only one free day. I propose we solve…