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Television Crew Films on Oxford’s Campus

Television Crew Films on Oxford’s Campus

Jeanette Wong, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Warner Bros. Television filmed for a CW television pilot at Oxford College on Monday. The pilot, “Life Sentence,” follows the story of a woman diagnosed with terminal cancer. After deciding to "live like she was dying," she finds out she’s not dying after all and needs to live with the choices s...

Oscars 2017: Highlights

Oscars 2017: Highlights

Sean Eagan
March 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Sunday, February 26th, the 89th Academy Awards aired for millions of viewers in the United States and around the world. Hosted by late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, the theme of the night seemed to be how movies can unite us all especially in the current division of our nation. Going aga...

The BTS on BTS

The BTS on BTS

Mariam Akbar
February 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

    To most people, BTS is an abbreviation for ‘Behind the Scenes’ or ‘Back to School.’ But for a quickly growing population of music fans, it is the name of the Korean band that’s taking the world by musical storm. So here is the Behind the Scenes (BTS) on The Bangtan Boys ...

The Death Of America

The Death Of America

Mawuko Kpodo, Editorial Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

It was a beautiful sight to see. Millions of women all over the country and around the world armed with signs and a unified voice. Millions of women all over the country and around the world responded to the inauguration of Donald Trump with solidarity and disdain. The quote, “here’s to strong women;...

Review: Hidden Figures

Review: Hidden Figures

Sean Eagan
January 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

A narrative unknown to most, Hidden Figures tells the true story of three black women whose contributions were essential to NASA’s space program in the 1960s. Set in 1961, these women overcome gender and racial barriers to succeed in a white-male dominated field. Hidden Figures excellently defies th...

A Viewer’s Guide to Super Bowl LI

A Viewer’s Guide to Super Bowl LI

Nikhil Ramgiri, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you’re someone who needs rich, intriguing storylines to get emotionally invested, then this year’s Super Bowl was tailor-made for you. On one side, you’ve got the upstart, underdog Atlanta Falcons, a team that entered this season with 100-1 odds of reaching the Super Bowl as anticipated by...

There are thousands of reasons to despair, but millions of reasons to hope

There are thousands of reasons to despair, but millions of reasons to hope

Kay Nilest, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

At 8:00 AM on a Saturday morning one hardly wants to get out of bed, much less walk around and stand in a huge crowd of people for hours. But that’s what nearly 5 million people around the world did during the Women’s March. The main march was based in Washington D.C. one day after the Inauguration...

Love Note to the Small Moments

Love Note to the Small Moments

Sarah Small, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

I am so grateful that sweaters are soft.   Life is a little overwhelming.   I have moments when I hear a song and everything else disappears. Good music is the sensation of intoxication. The right Chance song in the right moment is like tasting sugar for the first time: I cannot...

Not* Just Another Teen Movie

Not* Just Another Teen Movie

Maron Tate, Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Sixteen-year-old Nadine is awkward, inflammatory, snarky, and an equally unlikeable and hilariously accurate representation of your own teenage self. She wears cool sneakers and vivid print skirts and sometimes has to be yanked out of her mother’s car like a resistive toddler in the school parking l...

Impact of the Presidential Election On the Sports World

Impact of the Presidential Election On the Sports World

Nikhil Ramgiri, Staff Writer
November 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Historically speaking, athletes don’t like to associate with politics. With so many fans, reporters, and various media outlets dissecting their every word and their every action, they can’t afford to publicize their opinions without accepting some inevitable consequences. In the media age that we...

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