Look who’s not a daddy’s girl

October 14, 2011


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


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


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


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


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


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


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