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“The Big Bang Theory” Season Eight Ends with a Halfhearted Bang

“The Big Bang Theory” Season Eight Ends with a Halfhearted Bang

larsojohnson

May 13, 2015

Last Thursday night, the hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” aired its season eight finale to over fourteen million viewers. The sitcom, starring Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki, has gleaned quite a following in its successful run, but this past season, it has seen a dip in ratings. Cen...

Winter Comes Again: Game of Thrones Returns for a Fifth Season

Winter Comes Again: Game of Thrones Returns for a Fifth Season

larsojohnson

April 15, 2015

Millions of people across the world were sitting on the edge of their seats this past Sunday as they tuned into one of television’s most notoriously unpredictable hits “Game of Thrones.” The wildly successful HBO program is a low fantasy epic which focuses on a collection of noble families and the...

Classic Literature: It’s not Just for School

Classic Literature: It’s not Just for School

larsojohnson

February 13, 2015

With the whirlwind of snow days that have assailed us lately, it is fairly safe to assume that the student body of Loy Norrix has been driven mad with boredom. While many a high school student may be found barricaded in their homes netflixing, texting, or sipping scalding hot chocolate on such days, su...

Frozen Themed Season of “Once Upon a Time” Ends on a Lukewarm Note

Frozen Themed Season of “Once Upon a Time” Ends on a Lukewarm Note

larsojohnson

December 31, 2014

This past Sunday, ABC aired the winter finale of “Once Upon a Time,” a popular show that adds a contemporary twist to classic fairy tales.In essence, the show focuses on the cursed town of Storybrooke, Maine, where nearly every one of Grimm’s characters you can imagine has been stranded. The ...

Students Experience Democracy Through a Mock Election

Students Experience Democracy Through a Mock Election

larsojohnson

October 30, 2014

With less than a month to go before election day, political commercials, yard signs, mail and billboards have infiltrated every corner of the nation. Even Loy Norrix has gotten caught up in the mania, having held a mock election on October 21st. Mock elections are replicas of real elections, right down to...

The Classics aren’t the Only Books Worth Studying

The Classics aren’t the Only Books Worth Studying

larsojohnson

October 1, 2014

“Macbeth.” “The Great Gatsby.” “The Canterbury Tales.” For many students, the extensive repertoire of required reading in English courses can be somewhat off-putting. Generally, it is not the amount of reading assigned which inspires this reaction, but rather the genre. To be sure, classics...

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