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House of Cards Season 4 Review

House of Cards Season 4 Review

jakeheasley

June 1, 2016

Spoiler Warning: “House of Cards” Season 1-3 “House of Cards” was a smash hit when it first premiered. Originally airing on March 4 2013, the show starred Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood. “House of Cards” showed the underbelly of the US political system in a way that other shows haven’t d...

The Answer to Encryption is not Unlimited Phone Access

The Answer to Encryption is not Unlimited Phone Access

jakeheasley

April 28, 2016

Imagine that you have a safe. However, this isn’t just a normal safe, this safe is literally unbreakable for anyone who doesn’t have a key. If a law enforcement agency wanted to open the safe, they couldn’t blow it up, they couldn't pick the lock, they would explicitly need your consent or it w...

Point/Counterpoint: GMOs

Point/Counterpoint: GMOs

jakeheasley

November 13, 2015

Clayton Barker: Point: Pseudoscience has popularized GMOs Debates on whether or not Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are good for humanity or bad have been ongoing for twenty some years now. The long term effect of GMOs are unknown, but the short term effects of GMOs are known and are threatening mankind. If GMOs ar...

Let's Stop Being Sick

Let's Stop Being Sick

jakeheasley

October 21, 2015

It’s that time of year again. Approximately 100 percent of the student body has come down with some form of runny nose, cold, sore throat, or any other possible ailment. These diseases affect every aspect of these student’s lives, students do worse in classes, they are grouchy, they are mean to their ...

The Kim Davis Controversy Reveals Fundamental Failures in the Government

The Kim Davis Controversy Reveals Fundamental Failures in the Government

jakeheasley

September 18, 2015

Around the country, gay couples are acquiring marriage licenses from almost all of the county clerk offices in the nation. Until recently, there has been one last hold out who vowed to defend “traditional marriage.” Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, has been refusing to hand out same-sex marriage ...

FIFA’s Corruption Finally Comes to Light

FIFA’s Corruption Finally Comes to Light

jakeheasley

June 8, 2015

These past few weeks have been a turbulent time for the international football organization known as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association or FIFA. FIFA’s problems started with 14 FIFA officials being arrested by U.S. law enforcement, a rather ironic arrest considering that the U.S...

Western Michigan University Professor Shows Latin Students Ancient Manuscripts

Western Michigan University Professor Shows Latin Students Ancient Manuscripts

jakeheasley

June 2, 2015

On May 21st, Professor Steven Cartwright visited the Loy Norrix Latin class. Cartwright, who teaches history at Western Michigan University, showed ancient texts written during the 13th century. These manuscripts, handwritten by scribes, are in Latin, a language that while no longer today, was incredi...

A Brief History of April Fools’ Day

A Brief History of April Fools’ Day

jakeheasley

April 1, 2015

April Fools’ Day is one of the strangest holidays out there. The Western world has many holidays, from the religious to the patriotic, but none of these are dedicated to playing pranks on people. While April Fools’ Day is cemented in modern tradition, it actually goes back thousands of years and is...

House of Cards Season 3 Review

House of Cards Season 3 Review

jakeheasley

March 6, 2015

“House of Cards” is one of the most interesting shows I have watched. After almost singlehandedly popularizing the concept of the “Netflix Original Series,” “House of Cards” managed to maintain it’s streak of success with a second season that managed to outshine the first. “House of ...

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” Set the Standard for Children’s TV

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” Set the Standard for Children’s TV

jakeheasley

March 2, 2015

The show “Avatar: The Last Airbender” recently celebrated its tenth anniversary and because of this I feel like it’s time to look back at what some consider the pinnacle of childrens television. “Avatar: The Last Airbender” was a show on Nickelodeon that lasted for three seasons. It was a m...

“Rolling Stone’s”Coverage on the University of Virginia Rape Case Hurts Everyone Involved

“Rolling Stone’s”Coverage on the University of Virginia Rape Case Hurts Everyone Involved

jakeheasley

January 21, 2015

In October, the magazine “Rolling Stone” published an article titled “A Rape on Campus” about a girl named “Jackie” who attended the University of Virginia and was brutally gang raped at a fraternity party. The article incited an immediate response from the university, with the President vowin...

The Walking Rises Again for Season Five

The Walking Rises Again for Season Five

jakeheasley

November 19, 2014

Every October a new season of AMC’s fabled zombie show, “The Walking Dead” is released and record numbers of viewers flock. “The Walking Dead” has become one of the most popular shows on TV, with 17.3 million people tuning in to the season five premiere. The show has had some weak seasons, but this premiere...

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