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Teaching Active vs. Passive Voice with Metroid II Titles


English teachers tell their students to always write in the active voice when writing essays or arguments. However, these teachers tend to be vague in direction, meaning those listening have no clue what either active or passive voice actually look … Continue reading

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You Know You Might Be A Criminal If…


The greatest stand-up comedians have all made their names with the catchphrase. Who could forget the comedian, Nikola Tesla, who came up with the awesome “it’s so hot/how hot is it?” setup? Or how about Thomas Edison’s hilarious “take my … Continue reading

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2017


I’m not sure why I started this look-back tradition in 2015, but now that I’ve started it, I’ve got to keep doing it. Right? Right. That little exchange sums up a lot of what I’ve been feeling these past two … Continue reading

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Closer


Wild Cub is this generation’s defining indie band. Not just in their pure indie rock sound, but also in pure indie trajectory. The band is based out of Portland, which is the “indiest” city imaginable. They released an album to … Continue reading

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The Gaming Future


Feh… while all you bad boys are out dating women, us gamers (who are also women) are dating our video games, allowing us to “progress” (game term) on the “skill tree” (game term) to “level up” (game term) our knowledge … Continue reading

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An Interview with an English Major


This past Monday, I sat down with my good friend and English major Riley Sheahan. I hoped my ineffable acquaintance would have something to say about his major considering course registration is coming up, and I’m looking for some good … Continue reading

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Inside a Dream


Of all the musical albums I own, I am most embarrassed to show off my copy of Echosmith’s debut album “Talking Dreams”. iTunes may think the band is “punk” but I think their genre system is “junk”. As is the … Continue reading

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