The Death of Research in the Internet Age

How More Information Leads to the Death of Research There is simply too much information. It is all available in the pocket of our hands. Just a couple of strokes on the keyboard or a few taps on the phone and, boom, you have the answer to any question on your mind. But this comes [...]

By |2019-08-10T09:02:29+00:00August 10th, 2019|Journalism, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on The Death of Research in the Internet Age

Sport Injuries are Painful… And Worthwhile

There is Nothing Like Sport Injuries to Set Your Mind Right Sport injuries suck. Pull a hamstring? Learn a new way to walk for a couple of weeks. Sprain an ankle? Never get back to 100%... EVER! Snap a bone in your arm, lacerate your face to the tune of 20 stitches, tear a ligament. [...]

By |2019-07-27T14:34:52+00:00July 27th, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Sport Injuries are Painful… And Worthwhile

Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

True Competitors, True Athletes Know Athletic Competition Erases all Prejudice Every so often I wade into the online battlefield of Twitter and find myself under fire against charges of racism, sexism, and transphobia. I think Colin Kaepernick was a middling quarterback and is either a woefully ignorant person or a devious hack who holds hypocritical [...]

By |2019-07-20T10:08:34+00:00July 20th, 2019|Antisemitism, General Sports, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

NESCAC Students No Longer Care for the Liberal Arts and it Shows First, it was the appalling "Common Language Guide" from Amherst College. That was followed by Trinity College's Student Government Association denying the application of "The Churchill Club." Now the students representing the dreaded Purple Cows of Williams College think it best to reject [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:33:38+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Antisemitism, Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

Spoilers Ahead! The Internet is a Selfish Place

Spoilers for Game of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame Reveal How Selfish We Have Become The internet in 2019 is a minefield. No, tiptoeing through Twitter and Facebook will almost certainly not cost you an appendage or your life like a real minefield, but it could certainly ruin your day. If you are one of the [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:03:37+00:00April 29th, 2019|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Spoilers Ahead! The Internet is a Selfish Place

Self-Inflicted Comebacks are the Pinnacle of Humanity

Why True Sports Fans Will Always Root for the Self-Inflicted Comeback At its peak, more than 12 percent of America was watching The Masters. Waiting...hoping... praying... that Tiger Woods could win his first Major in 11 years. Making deals with whatever gods (golf or otherwise) that they could, for at least one more time, see [...]

By |2019-04-16T12:12:37+00:00April 16th, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Self-Inflicted Comebacks are the Pinnacle of Humanity

Tim Thomas & Braden Holtby vs. The White House; A Litmus Test for 2019

Is There a Difference Between Tim Thomas Boycotting the White House in 2012 and Braden Holtby Doing the Same in 2019? Tim Thomas' 2011 season is arguably the best single-season by a goalie in hockey history: he won the Vezina Trophy for season's best goalie, the Conn Smythe for playoffs MVP, and back-stopped the Boston [...]

By |2019-03-24T02:19:43+00:00March 23rd, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle, NHL, Politics|Comments Off on Tim Thomas & Braden Holtby vs. The White House; A Litmus Test for 2019

Comedians Like Jim Jeffries Are NOT Journalists

Comedians That Tell the News Do Not Tell the Truth If you ever trusted the news from comedians like Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, and John Oliver, you are an idiot. The likes of Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, and Jim Jeffries are maybe the worst possible places to gather your world information. Plain and simple, they [...]

By |2019-03-22T16:15:38+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Comedy, Lifestyle, News, Politics|Comments Off on Comedians Like Jim Jeffries Are NOT Journalists

Alex Trebek and Pulling off the Impossible

Alex Trebek is Your Condescending Uncle... and We Love Him for It How is it possible that a man who by definition has all the answers, and can come off as smug while imparting that knowledge, can be so universally loved? What Alex Trebek does as the host of Jeopardy! should be impossible; nobody should [...]

By |2019-03-14T13:25:06+00:00March 14th, 2019|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Alex Trebek and Pulling off the Impossible