Look who’s not a daddy’s girl

October 14, 2011

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Recently, Meghan McCain (yes, daughter of John McCain) spoke at the University of Connecticut. Quite honestly, I didn’t know about it until after the fact. That’s what I get for not reading emails… Anyway, when I heard that she visited UConn, I rolled my eyes. She’s probably such a daddy’s girl, I thought to myself. […]

That’s more Weiner than we can handle

October 12, 2011

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Over the summer, we all got a healthy (unhealthy?) dose of Weiner in the news. In case it wasn’t enough to satisfy your desires though, you can get even more Weiner by reading a book coming out this week that’s written by Traci Nobles, the cheerleading coach who exchanged explicit text messages with the former […]

Posted in: Politics

Remembering the accomplishments of Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011

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To the left is my self-portrait. Yes, that expression has been stuck on my face for the past two weeks as I struggle to swim through seaweeds of… midterms my scary thesis project my responsibilities as Honors Council Newsletter chair depression brought about by a painful Boston Red Sox loss …and oh so much more. […]

Posted in: Technology

Did Georgia execute an innocent man last night?

September 22, 2011

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Does that possibility upset you? Scare you? Anger you? It should. And if it doesn’t, then you are lacking a key element of being human, and that is a conscience. Let’s go over the facts of the Troy Davis case: As you can see from this time-line, there was significant doubt over Davis’ guilt. I’ll […]

Posted in: Politics

Is Facebook about to be, like, YOUR next ex?

September 21, 2011

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For what seems like the billionth time, Facebook has made changes to its layout. These changes have been met with an outcry of dismay by a large number of Facebook users. Mark Tonkelowitz officially announced these most recent changes on Sept. 20 on the Facebook Blog. He summarizes the new features which include: a redesigned […]

Oh! The horror…

September 19, 2011

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I’ve never seen “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, however I did see the “Glee” episode in which the Glee club kids performed it themselves. So, I can agree when people describe the musical as raunchy, R-rated, and just a little out there. Here’s a little taste for those of you who are out of the […]

Posted in: Fun

Does being a man suck?

September 17, 2011

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Today’s post will be of particular interest to all you male readers out there. It’s about an essay called Being a Man. How awesome it is? Nope. How much it sucks. Take a look at the essay. It’s only 3 pages. But in a mere 3 pages we find out why: “The whole idea of manhood in […]

Posted in: Being Yourself, culture