Archive for February, 2012

Photos: Dancing With Faculty & Staff Contest

Photos: Dancing With Faculty & Staff Contest

The following pictures were taken on February 23rd at the Blinn College Men’s Basketball game:

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Photos: Basketball Spirit Night

Photos: Basketball Spirit Night

The following pictures were taken on February 23rd at the Student Center:

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Artist Spotlight: Jessie Baylin

Artist Spotlight: Jessie Baylin

Jessie Baylin is a singer-songwriter from New Jersey but with a 60’s California pop-folk spirit. She has been on the Indie scene for about five years, but now she is starting to get the recognition she deserves. Her latest album Little Spark has generated great reviews for her light and earthy sounds. The title track “Little Spark”, was inspired by […]

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The Controversy of Sports

The Controversy of Sports

Sports have always played a significant part in today’s society as well as initiate historic events that have sculpted this world as we see it. Sporting was an approach to entertain countless people from boredom that continuously grew into a competition as to which individuals’ talents were superior to others. For this many were proven to be smarter, quicker, or […]

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The Reflection of Sports

The Reflection of Sports

What is a sport exactly? Ask a diverse bunch of people and you’ll get various answers. The salient point is, sports are changing from what they used to be, evolving from sheer pleasure of one’s athletic taste to a cutthroat competition to be the best and become a legacy. This transformation from a game for fun to a game for […]

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Battle Call: Cell Phones in School (Against It)

Battle Call: Cell Phones in School (Against It)

What hath Cell phones wrought? It seems that in this day and age cell phones are all the rage. From mining the endless resources of our smart phones and other mobile devices, to staying in contact with a person half way across campus to half way around the world, cell phones are becoming more and more engrained within our culture. Yet, is […]

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Battle Call: Cell Phones in School (For It)

Battle Call: Cell Phones in School (For It)

Popular in style, efficiency, and usage, cellphones are initially a student’s best friend.  In college, they are the life line that helps things keep going for most people. Infamously cellphones have been banned in Blinn College for possible disruptive behavior in classrooms, but I don’t really see it that way. Cell phones are great opportunities for teachers and students to […]

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The Mistakable Truth of Crimes

The Mistakable Truth of Crimes

When one hears the word crimes it is inferred that another has committed an unjustified action that opposes the meaning of being a human. There are countless people that can evaluate what is classified as a crime, but we don’t concede is that our inner thoughts are just as hurtful or unethical as the things we do. There are others who […]

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Movie Review: “Man on a Ledge”

Movie Review: “Man on a Ledge”

In 1938, the disturbed 26-year-old John William Warde spent several hours on a 15th-floor ledge of the Gotham Hotel in New York before throwing himself down into a Fifth Avenue packed with spectators. In 1948 Joel Sayre wrote a classic New Yorker piece about the incident, “The Man on the Ledge”, which in fictionalised form became the 1951 Henry Hathaway […]

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Artist Spotlight: Lana Del Ray

Artist Spotlight: Lana Del Ray

On January 30, Lana Del Rey released her debut album Born to Die. Lana, who calls herself a “gangster Nancy Sinatra”, sings with an airy, breathy voice to hip hop and the occasional orchestral backgrounds. Her debut performance on Saturday Night Live was harshly criticized, but Born to Die should soften the critics’ complaints on this artist. The top singles […]

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