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HOFBERG: Superbowl

Congratulations Green Bay Packers on your 2014 Super Bowl win! Or was it the Los Angeles Lakers? The Boston Red Sox? I don’t know because I don’t care. If the Super Bowl was good for anything this year, it obviously wasn’t for my thighs. It was, however, enlightening in that it made me realize how much I hate […]

EDIT: Heroin in pop culture

Let’s ask ourselves this — before Philip Seymour Hoffman allegedly overdosed on heroin this Sunday, were we paying attention to the 37 lives that heroin claimed in Maryland in the last six months? What about the 22 cases of heroin overdose in Western Pennsylvania since September? Over the past few days, the media has been buzzing […]

BROOKS: The right way

RUTH: Turning over a new leaf

“There is no textbook for this class,” I heard my professor say on the first day of the semester. I let out a sigh of relief. “Instead, there’s an e-book.” I felt deceived. He said there wouldn’t be a textbook and now he’s telling us to buy an e-book? I wasn’t giving up my feasible […]

MAHDI: New York, New York

Whether it is in film, music, television, song, dance, prose or poetry, New York City is easily one of the most prevalent cities in popular culture everywhere. As a proud Londoner, my relationship with Manhattan has been one of begrudging respect and awe. Enough so that I am not ashamed to admit that I too […]