Current Events and Movies: Pt. Two
Nov 27th '18

Current Events and Movies: Pt. Two

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow’r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e’er gave, Awaits alike th’inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. -“Elegy Written In a Country Churchyard” by Thomas Grey, 1751 We recently celebrated Veterans Day. On that same day, November 11th, we also celebrated the 100th […]

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‘Hiroshima Mon Amour’

‘Hiroshima Mon Amour’

On August 6, 1945, U.S. forces dropped one of two atomic bombs; one called “Little Boy” on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The second atomic bomb would be dropped three days later, on August 9th, on the Japanese city of Nagasaki; it was called “Fat Man.” You can ask why we would want to remember […]

Hipster’s Guide to the World Cup Vol. 6: Getting Ready for the Final

Hipster’s Guide to the World Cup Vol. 6: Getting Ready for the Final

A Final Fitting  This Sunday will be the final match of the FIFA World Cup, and it’s going to be quite the curtain call. The tournament’s favorite, France, will face-off against a very determined Croatian team to see which nation is the best in the world. I’m going to point out the obvious: no one […]

Hipster’s Guide to the World Cup Vol. 4: The Next Generation

Hipster’s Guide to the World Cup Vol. 4: The Next Generation

They say that soccer is a team sport. That it takes more than one good player to bring victory. Superstars continue to prove this wrong. Don’t get me wrong, a soccer game is a team effort. Each player runs around 10km on the field, chasing and passing the ball until it goes into the back […]

Why Aren’t More People Talking About Faces Places?

Why Aren’t More People Talking About Faces Places?

On March 8, the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a holiday that reminds us of the importance of progression and equality. Officially started by the United Nations in 1975, “A Day Without a Woman,” revives the values of the 20th century women’s suffrage movement to demonstrate how crucial their role is to both society and […]