Tag: Gabrielle Wilson

Racial Profiling: Police Just “Doing their Job”?

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“You fit the description.”  Has anybody ever been falsely accused for an action they never committed?  Well, countless Americans are currently experiencing this, simply due to the color of their skin.  Nobody has ever come up to me and accused me…

Preparing a Russian Feast

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What’s your favorite kind of cuisine? Italian? Chinese? French? I bet very few people would reply that Russian cuisine is their top choice. So what is the mysterious world of Russian food? The other day I was given the challenge…

Parking: What’s the Sitch?

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(Co-written by Fiona Mackenzie) Once upon a time, juniors and seniors could comfortably park in the student parking lot. Ever since the closing of this old lot, and the opening of the new one, parking has becoming a confusing ordeal. The school has been buzzing…

Kacey Musgraves: Rising Country Star

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A few weeks ago, my family took a little trip to New Haven, Connecticut, to hear one of country’s new artists, as well as a personal favorite, Kacey Musgraves. One thing we all share in common is an appreciation for…

Ready Player One

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Like dystopian books? What about video games? If you’ve answered yes to either of those questions, then Ready Player One is for you. Written by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One opens up in the year 2044, with orphaned teenager Wade Watts…

Steve Jobs Biopic Captivates

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Some of us film nerds (or film buffs, if you prefer) have been looking forward to this Danny Boyle-Aaron Sorkin collaboration for months. After all, Danny Boyle created arguably one of the best literary adaptations of all time in Trainspotting, and…

In Defense of Jonathan Franzen

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 Anyone who really cares about literature has read The Corrections; maybe they loved it, maybe they hated it, but it is as much required reading as The Great Gatsby or Don Quixote. A lot of people who have read the book have strong opinions…

What’s In Theaters

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Sometimes, even on a beautiful day, the most relaxing thing to do is go grab some friends and go see what’s new at the movie theater.  Maybe you even want to slow down after an overwhelming and stressful first two weeks.  So, in…

What People Will Miss About The School

Thursday marks the last day in the our current building, and tears will be shed. While we are certainly ready for a new, clean school, this building has a special place in many students’ hearts. I asked people what they…