Opinion

“American Horror Story” gets its groove back in season four

“American Horror Story” gets its groove back in season four

October 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

SPOILER ALERT: If you have yet to watch the new episode of “American Horror Story,” please do not read on. This past Wednesday I anxiously waited for “American Horror Story” to load on my computer so I could watch the fourth season premiere. Titled “Freak Show,” the scary series theme […]

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Wendy Davis’ controversial ad defines ‘dirty politics’

Wendy Davis’ controversial ad defines ‘dirty politics’

October 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

Democrat Wendy Davis recently released a new ad for her campaign titled ‘Justice.’ The video is centered on Republican competitor for Texas governor, Greg Abott. It targets Abbott as the state’s attorney general for denying justice to accident victims, although he has won millions since his accident thirty years ago. […]

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“…for a woman”

“…for a woman”

October 14, 2014 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

Earlier this year, Always released a commercial addressing the statement “like a girl.” They asked different women, men, young girls and boys what it meant to do something “like a girl.” Throwing like a girl or running like a girl. Everyone responded by doing something weak and half-heartedly, except for […]

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Americans should not forget the suffering of other cultures in world today

Americans should not forget the suffering of other cultures in world today

October 9, 2014 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

BY BRANDON MCGLONE

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SMU alum states college education provides solid platform to pursue passions in real life

SMU alum states college education provides solid platform to pursue passions in real life

October 9, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

M.Z. Landeros, Alum ´77

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Linguistic study finds people are less narcissistic as they grow older

Linguistic study finds people are less narcissistic as they grow older

October 7, 2014 at 10:26 pm 0 comments

Researchers for the World Well-Being Project at the University of Pennsylvania found that people are less narcissistic as they grow older. The study used Facebook posts from 75,000 volunteers. The volunteers also took a Interpersonal Personality Item Pool (IPIP) personality test measuring ‘Big Five’ traits looking for linguistic features to […]

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Fall.

A basic white girl’s guide to fall

October 7, 2014 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

Disclaimer: This is satire. I know all the lyrics to at least six Naked Brothers Band songs, so please don’t ever take me seriously. OK. So, if you’re reading this, you’re either an expert at being a basic white girl or you have no idea what you’re doing. Either way, […]

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Stephen F. Austin State University Director of Bands Dr. Fred Allen is dwarfed by a massive American flag as he directs the National Anthem on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, before an NCAA college football game in Nacogdoches, Texas. (AP Photo/The Daily Sentinel, Andrew D. Brosig)

Raven Symoné disregards ethnicity labels, identifies herself as ‘American’

October 7, 2014 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

Childhood actress Raven Symoné stated in a recent interview with Oprah that she is not “African-American,” but “American.” Winfrey gave her a chance to clarify. Symoné justifies her statement saying, “That’s what I really mean. I have darker skin. I have a nice, interesting grade of hair. I connect with […]

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The trend with odd celebrity baby names

The trend with odd celebrity baby names

October 6, 2014 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

It seems that celebrities can’t ever do anything normally. Everything they do must be extravagant and over the top because they have the ability to do so. Sometimes it’s good. They are always at the best parties wearing the best outfits. They’re driving the newest cars or eating at the […]

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Like father, like daughter: turning into your parents

Like father, like daughter: turning into your parents

October 5, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

The day I realized I was turning into my parents happened Tuesday last week. Facebook requested a photo tag of my face. With my mother’s name in block letters it read: “is this you?” I freaked out. Am I really turning into my mom already? I started thinking about her […]

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