Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Last year, I was watching one of my favorite television shows, Showtime’s Shameless, when I ran into a song at the end of an episode that was relatively catchy. I was surprised that I actually enjoyed the song since most of the show’s indie rock music is a bit too obscure for me. I discovered the band’s name, Spoon, and...
Trotting through a lush, green forest, Epona follows her master, Link, through a foggy and mystifying forest filled with massive trees and busy creatures stirring in the silence of the environment. From behind a tree, the silhouette of a creature chuckles to itself and slowly approaches an unsuspecting Link. Although Link is a proficient swordsman, the imp suddenly mounts...
Artists experiencing alienation from their surroundings is nothing special.  What makes an artist great is his total sense of self-awareness and ability to communicate his thoughts and emotions.  Unfortunately, mindsets that lend themselves to self-awareness often result in an inability to interact with others in a socially acceptable manner.  Unable to find meaning in their interpersonal relationships, misunderstood artists...
While I’m sure most of you are frustrated with this year’s tournament because your bracket was busted early by underdogs like Norfolk State and Lehigh, you are probably still interested in what should be one of the most entertaining Final Fours in recent years. This weekend, Kansas, Ohio State, Kentucky, and Louisville—four traditional power house programs—will travel to New...
The iPad 2 has already been deemed one of the best, if not the best, tablet available on the market since its release.  From the first generation iPad, the iPad 2 unveiled a brand new design, a more powerful processor, a camera and much more.  Now, the newest iPad once again changes the game in the technology world with...
Sometime a couple years ago, an adolescent boy decided to create music in addition to fulfilling his academic obligations. Painstakingly saving his money, he purchased a turntable, a balanced pair of headphones, and also pirated audio software. Initially, the boy didn’t give the poorly edited cacophony of sounds much credit. He just looked to his creations as something entirely independent,...
When one thinks of Los Angeles, California, sunny beaches, multilingual communities, and burdening taxes probably come to mind. In the world of Legend, an apocalyptic fiction book by author Marie Lu, there is barely any of the sprawling metropolis left unaffected by natural disasters. The United States of America? Pffft. That’s been gone for years. In its place there are...
On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012, the Jesuit Dallas Museum will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a reception to honor alumni artists and other Jesuit Dallas Museum artists. This two and a half hour event will take place in the Terry Center. Additionally, the following day, numerous artists will be demonstrating different types of art from 10am-2pm. Some of these artists...

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