New planets distract from Earth issues

On Feb. 22, NASA announced its discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 about 40 light years away from Earth. According to NASA,...

Abuse allegations topple Kevin Spacey’s “house of cards”

Alyssa Milano, a famous Hollywood actress urged any women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to write two words on Twitter: “Me too.”...

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Filled with Pitfalls

In the film adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Christian Grey tells his girlfriend and BDSM submissive Anastasia Steele that for rolling her eyes...

‘Top Girls’ addresses feminism issue

Caption: Abbie Cathcart and Moriah Whiteman rehearse scenes for Caryl Churchill’s “Top Girls.” The play, written in 1982, has a prominent theme of feminism...

‘Wind in the Willows’ involves little conflict

Sometimes when I go to see a play presented by the Southern Miss Department of Theatre, I forget that it is meant to be...

Videos of criminal acts should not be shared

On Easter Sunday, residents of Cleveland, Ohio, were advised to stay indoors due to an alleged serial killer on the loose. The man in question,...

New GTA is a must-play

Grand Theft Auto 5 has been out for nearly two weeks, and it’s on pace to become the top-selling video game of all-time.  According...

‘The Giver’ stays true to original story

After purchasing the film rights to Lois Lowry’s award-winning children’s book, Jeff Bridges has struggled with funding for nearly two decades to create a...

Paul Ryan, N.Y. primary focus of past week’s politics

Last week, this column reported on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s announcement that under no circumstances would he accept the Republican nomination for...

Halloween in 5 minutes or less

If you're anything like me, it's 9 p.m. and there's a party tonight at your friend's house/apartment/mansion/fraternity house/free-living cooperative. You've got fifteen minutes while your...

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