By Samantha Jones | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF As we grow up, our definition of a hero changes. Children often look up to superheroes like Superman, actors they see on the Disney Channel and even their parents from time to time. According to Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of a hero is a mythological or legendary figure often of … Continue reading Editorial – Jersey Shore, American Idol, Big Bang Theory: Reevaluating modern day heroes
By Hashim Arain STAFF WRITER Recently, it was reported that Rick Santorum dropped out of the race for the presidency. Santorum was a late bloomer when it came to challenging the leading candidate, Mitt Romney, in terms of getting delegates and voters in various states across the country. With Santorum dropping out of the race, … Continue reading Race to the finish line
by Harjot Sangha STAFF WRITER After surviving a semester of sleepless nights, hard work and studying, there are now only three weeks separating summer break 2012 from us. Summer is a time marked with fun trips, sunburn, friends, family and a whole lot of fun. Amidst the relaxation part of summer, there is often … Continue reading Summer is here! What do I do?
by Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER According to the American Heart Association, we are recommended to take in less than 1,500 milligrams of sodium every day to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. This amount is a little bit more than half a teaspoon of table salt. Naturally, it may not seem like … Continue reading A pinch of salt
By Mark Kurowski GUEST COLUMNIST “Yeah, one time you told me how beautiful the Catholic social teachings are, but I failed to tell you, we just don’t live it,” said Fr. Bob Gehrig, a former colleague in urban ministry. We were talking about my journey into the Catholic faith. What I discovered was that … Continue reading The bold and the beautiful
by Nooreen Moinuddin STAFF WRITER You look at the time in your cell phone. It’s 2 AM and you decide it’s time to take a break from studying for your physics exam to finally write that six-page paper that you’ve been procrastinating all week. You’re so sleepy that your eyes are involuntarily closing … Continue reading Adderall not as good as it seems
Editorial Board: Eman Sahloul| PERSPECTIVES EDITOR The time has come. The time when anxieties build, emotions burst, hands tremble. The time when make-or-break finals close in, when IDEA surveys explode our inbox, when all-nighters become the new trend. Alas, it is the end of the semester, the end of a whole year, and in … Continue reading Editorial: Almost there…
By Syeda Khan STAFF WRITER Two men from Oklahoma have been charged for the deadly shooting spree targeting random African American people along the streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma just last week. According to ABCnews.com, two Caucasian men have confessed to this shooting spree; Jake England, who is 19 years old has confessed to shooting … Continue reading Tulsa Shooting: Justice vs. revenge