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Pregame rituals are more than just a superstition

Pregame rituals are more than just a superstition

ROGER HOLLER IV, SPORTS EDITOR

October 31, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

It may be as bizarre as slaughtering a sheep or as simple as formulating a mindset, but everyone takes part in some sort of a pregame ritual: a series of thoughts, speeches, actions or whatever one can think of to help a team win.  These rituals may be done unintentionally at first, but a resulting...

Checkmate! Hip-hopping, pen dropping and beat stopping

MARISSA BLOCK, BUSINESS MANAGER

October 31, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Holly Mitchell Even though she’s only been dancing a few years, senior Holly Mitchell is ready to take the stage. But that is not enough for Mitchell. She has decided to bring others with her as she plans to teach a weekly hip-hop class. “It kind of happened by accident,” Mitchell said. After ...

Should collegiate athletes be paid?

DANIEL STEIN and NATASHA HARALAMBOUS

October 31, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Indentured servitude in the NCAA By: Daniel Stein Collegiate athletics are one of America’s passions. Whether it be football or basketball, Americans love college sports. The National Collegiate Athletics Association, or NCAA, is the sole corporation that runs all American collegiate spor...

Selfish media is the new social media

ZACH KOBRIN, OPINIONS EDITOR

October 31, 2013


Filed under OPINIONS

In its glory days, social media was once a place for making friends, sharing stories and keeping in touch with family. Unfortunately this is no longer the case. Websites such as Facebook and Twitter have become people’s diaries – an empty stage set for a dramatic and completely irrelevant soliloquy. For...

Nonprofits pave pathway to prosperity

Nonprofits pave pathway to prosperity

ALISHA RAJAN, STAFF WRITER

October 31, 2013


Filed under NEWS

  Passionate about making a difference, juniors JessicaKotnour and Molly Wuerz have created and currently head their own nonprofit organizations. (NPOs). A nonprofit organization is an administration that uses its profits to improve its services rather than distributing them as dividends to...

The Race to College

The Race to College

BRIAN MIN, STAFF WRITER

October 31, 2013


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

As they begin their college applications, white and Asian high school seniors dread answering the simple question: What race are you? Asians believe they must somehow break the “Asian mold,” while Caucasians desperately want to seem “cultured.” Affirmative action, the inclusion of race in...

Walter White ends up on Dexter’s table

Walter White ends up on Dexter’s table

MARC LACOGNATA, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

October 31, 2013


Filed under LIFESTYLES

And the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series goes to… Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad – 2008, 2009, 2010. Also nominated for the same award those three years was Michael C. Hall of Dexter. This isn’t to say Hall isn’t special, rather Bryan Cranston is just a force of natu...

Luke Bryan turns Tampa into Suntan City

Luke Bryan turns Tampa into Suntan City

SARINA SUTTON and KENDALL ROTAR

October 30, 2013


Filed under THE BITE

A sell-out crowd poured into the amphitheater at the Florida State Fairgrounds to watch Luke Bryan make it rain at his second-to-last Dirt Road Diaries tour stop. Entering the amphitheater was like entering a completely different world with big curls, daisy dukes and cowboy boots as far as the eye c...

From Hollywood to home: Catch up on the summer flicks you missed

From Hollywood to home: Catch up on the summer flicks you missed

CHRISTIAN DANTES, GUEST WRITER

October 30, 2013


Filed under LIFESTYLES, REVIEWS

This past summer held a boatload of big box office releases; with films such as Man of Steel and Despicable Me 2, there was something to cater to every audience. In case you missed any of the aforementioned movies, here’s a quick look at what to expect on DVD and Blu-Ray. Man of Steel June 1...

Taking a Stab at the Art of Pumpkin Carving: Celebrity Edition

Taking a Stab at the Art of Pumpkin Carving: Celebrity Edition

KENDALL ROTAR and SARINA SUTTON

October 29, 2013


Filed under THE BITE

Tools: pumpkin, templates, thumbtacks, scraper, poker, small carving knife, medium carving knife, large carving knife, newspaper, toothpicks, sharpie, candles, and the willingness to smell like a rotten pumpkin and find pumpkin seeds in odd places. Pumpkin carving is a classic way to celebrate Hallow...

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