Former Kentucky basketball star Rex Chapman will return to Turner Sports’ “TeamStream” broadcast of the Final Four game against Wisconsin. In other words, the voice representing our school on Saturday night will be that of a man being investigated for a $14,000 theft. In September, Chapman was arrested and accused of stealing thousands of dollars […]
In the mess of retconning, rewriting and reworking that is “X-Men: Apocalypse,” a solid piece of good news has appeared. Director Bryan Singer announced via Twitter that newcomer Lana Condor has been cast to play Jubilation Lee, known more commonly as “Jubilee.” Jubilee is a pretty old character, as far as longevity in the comics […]
Comedy Central announced Monday that South African comedian Trevor Noah will succeed the beloved Jon Stewart as host of “The Daily Show”. Like many fans of the show, I thought the decision came out of left field. I didn’t even remember seeing him appear on the show, but when I was surfing YouTube Monday—where I […]
Whether by speeding, trespassing, jaywalking or illegal parking, we have all broken the law at some point. Even if we got caught, most of us could breeze past the punishment. However, many low-income individuals and households are shackled by trivial offenses, and this is simply unjust. I bet you know someone who struggled to pay […]
As current college students, we firmly believe that college provides a greater chance for success, but there are other methods to achieve economic stability.
In an ideal world, there would be an unwritten code, a gentleman’s agreement, between evangelical Christians and gay rights activists; an agreement something like this: Christians will not throw “fire and brimstone” in the faces of the LGBT community, and the LGBT community will not throw vitriol and scorn at Christians. Unfortunately, as Congress has […]
About a week ago (cue the Bobby Shmurda dance), my favorite news program, HBO’s Vice, did a story on extremist right-wing groups, which often refer to themselves as “patriot groups.” Since then I have begun to think about how unpatriotic these groups truly are. A recent study funded by the Department of Homeland Security found […]
For the last few weeks, every time I sat down to write this column it has felt like a weekly bashing of Republicans, but after the madness they have given us in March the conservative fire brands that have pirated the party, bored the vessel, and pillaged the integrity of the party have not just become a convenient pinata, but a necessary one.