• Sports News
    WJ Loses to Quince Orchard, Wootton, Beats Rival Churchill

    WJ wrestling lost to Quince Orchard bya score of 31-36 on Jan. 12. Junior Mario Murillo beat his opponent with a score of 4-3, sophomore Innocent Okocha won a major decision against his opponent  11-2 and junior Elad Covaliu pinned his opponent in only 45 seconds. “Our match against Quince Orchard was close. We should...

  • News
    Top Five World News Events: Jan. 17 – Jan. 23

    Protesters revolt against government officials in Tunisia.Last Wednesday, protesters swarmed the streets of Tunisia’s capitol, Tunis, demanding that Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannoushi and certain cabinet members resign alongside Tunisia’s ex-president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, who reportedly fled the country with his family five days before as a response to previous rioting. Although...

  • Careers of the Week
    Career of the Week: Genetic Counselor

    Barbara Biesecker is a genetic counselor and currently directs a graduate program in genetic counseling at the National Institute of Health and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 1.       Can you describe your career? My professional training is in genetic counseling, which aims to help families understand and adapt to genetic conditions or risks. ...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    A Speech Worth Listening To

    The theater was as packed as the midnight premiere of a Harry Potter film, leaving me with...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Oscar Race: Best Picture, Actor, Actress and Director Predictions

    For me, the beginning of 2011 does not just mean that I’m six months away from graduating...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Song of the Week: Underwater Love by Smoke City

    Ever since The Beatles made history with “Yellow Submarine,” it seems that popular music and the sea have been irrevocably connected. From the childish throes of “Under the Sea” and “SpongeBob SquarePants” to the unforgettable “Come Sail Away” by Styx,  a fascination with the great blue has permeated music. Now Ariel’s sexy...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Ali’s Top 5 Albums of 2010

    1) My Beautiful, Dark Twisted Fantasy– Kanye West You knew this was coming. It debuted at number one on the...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Video of the Week: The Black Hole

    Short films often go unnoticed on Youtube, despite the quality of entertainment they can provide. Creativity is a must in most of these low-budget productions, as they normally can’t afford over-the-top special effects. This film “The Black Hole,” is about a man who discovers a black hole that lets him reach through...

  • Feature
    It’s Time for Tea

    It is a frigid wintry Friday in January. Break is over, exam week approaches rapidly and exhausted...

  • Sports News
    A College Football Playoff: Not As Easy As It Seems

    In the aftermath of the BCS championship game, many sports fans may be left wondering what could have been. They may be questioning why TCU doesn’t get a chance at a championship despite never losing a game. They may be dreaming about the college football splendor that could have come from a...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Song of the Week: Separate Ways by Journey

    In that odious pile of E-feces that was Tron: Legacy, one redeeming feature stuck out above the rest. And no, gentlemen, I don’t mean my future bride, Olivia Wilde, I am referring to the movie’s soundtrack. Though mostly composed by Techno duo Daft Punk, the soundtrack also includes classic rock songs, including...

  • Sports News
    Was Trading Agent Zero a Good Decision For the Wizards?

    Point guard Gilbert Arenas, known as “Agent Zero” to his fans, was traded last month to the Orlando Magic for forward Rashard Lewis. The top player for the Wizards and the team’s lead scorer for the first 24 games of the season, this year there were doubts about whether the trade was really going...

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