March 29, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Studio Insider: A Behind-The-Scenes Take on Good Tunes

    So you’re driving in your car and you turn on the radio (do people still use radios?) and you hear a brand new song. It’s pretty catchy, so you look the artist up and buy the CD, or maybe purchase the single on iTunes. You listen to it on repeat, burn it on mix CDs, share it with your friends…but have you ever wondered what goes into making that great sounding single that you love so much?

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Senator Brown Throws A Wrench In Democratic Effort

    The election of Scott Brown as Massachusetts’ next United States Senator is the beginning of the end for the obsessive fascination tied to President Barack Obama’s rise to office. Unless he makes some swift moves to regain both popularity and political traction, Obama’s presidential significance will rest somewhere close to Millard Fillmore’s. History remembers accomplishments, not broken promises, but President Obama has not yet accomplished anything and it is beginning to take its toll.

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Dropping the Bomb on Teen Moms

    I have to admit, with so much work in the evenings, it’s difficult to find time to plop down in front of TV, but even I have been subject to a few head-turning experiences in the past few months. The most striking has been the surge of TV shows touching on the topic of teen pregnancy. There was a recent movie on Lifetime based on the 2009 scandal at Gloucester High School in Massachusetts when it was discovered that 17 girls made a “pregnancy pact.”

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Tangents and Tirades

    Commentary Staff The Infamous Jim. There is a mysterious physical trainer on campus that I’ve heard so much about but have never seen. Hasn’t anyone else heard of this guy? He supposedly makes people stronger and gets them in good…

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Times of Our Lives: Why Does Every Moment Have A Label?

    Guest Commentary / Talia Pinzari ’10 I recently read an article on the absurdity of the term “real time.” We use it in reference to our culture’s desire for instant gratification—Twitter updates, live broadcasts, instant messaging—you name it. Time, though…

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  • Opinion | Jan.21, 2010

    Burnt Lips, Bloody Pigs, and Sticky Myrrh

    The sensation of snowflakes settling in your hair and eyebrows, the gentle burn as the first sip of hot chocolate hits your lips, the feel of a mittened hand entwined with your own.

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  • Opinion | Dec.03, 2009

    Kris Kringle Was One Radical Dude

    Tim Fleming ’11 / Commentary Staff Among the incredibly commercial messages and neatly-tied-up endings that just scream “deus ex machina” our generation can learn a great deal from the stop motion Christmas classic Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town. For…

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    Honk Honk

    by Jessica Bonvino Jessica Albetski has a car on campus. Get off the road or make room because my blue Dodge Neon may plow you down. So, I’m a bit late with this announcement. I’ve actually had my car for…

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    Weeding your Garden

    by Maria Monaco You could say that I’ve been stringing along obsessions my whole life. One by one they’ve kind of all joined with me together. They all live together in the garden of my mind in a kind of…

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide

    by Kaitlin Fluet A crush can be a traumatic thing. I’m starting to think I should start a support group for those victims of particularly extensive distressing obsessions. Everybody has a story to tell. We could sit around in a…

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