Articles By: Tia Simawang

Taylor too Swift to spot on Spotify

Taylor too Swift to spot on Spotify

There was a time when the aggressively dancing silhouettes of passionate iPod users plagued our TVs. The boisterous colors contrasting the minimalistic white chrome of the new product drew the envy of casual music listeners and elitists alike. Having grown up with these ad campaigns, the era of the mp3 […]

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Review: Taylor Swift “1989”

Review: Taylor Swift “1989”

It seems that America’s favorite blonde-bobbed, red lipstick wielding sweetheart has struck again with a series of love, heartbreak and anthem songs. Amounting to her fifth studio album, 1989,  Swift has opened a new chapter in her music career – and the world is loving it. In what seems to […]

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Joe Gonzalez | Photographer

A Girl Scout You Can Count On

When the words “Girl Scouts” are heard, the first thing that comes to mind is cookies. At this point in our lives it’s practically instinct to reach into our pockets and shovel out the cash just to score a few boxes of those beloved Thin Mints. But, just because those […]

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Cabra Castle, Ireland

Travel Corner: Hettick takes Ireland center-stage

Tick tock. The tedious sound of the classroom’s clock strikes again with the horrid sound we’ve become all too familiar with. Tick Tock. A few more seconds left until the bell rings, freeing us all from the confines of our school and into our two month hiatus. Ring. The halls […]

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Senior Assassin – sleuthing for success

Senior Year. The year that marks an end to one chapter of our lives and leads into another. This legendary year is what students spend most of their high school career working to reach. With the prospects of prom, graduation and college dangling overhead, the year often holds the title […]

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MC Welcomes New Exchange Student

MC Welcomes New Exchange Student

Whether it’s been from the growing mass hysteria from teen girls or the loathing looks from boys, it’s clear that most students at MC have heard the news of our latest celebrity exchange student: Taylor Lautner. Now that the Twilight franchise has come to an end, Lautner has had a […]

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The Return of the 80s

The Return of the 80s

Leg warmers, neon clothes and side swept perms – these are the key ingredients to surviving the 80s. And while perms aren’t coming back into fashion any time soon, two out of three isn’t so bad in the rising comeback of the 80s. As a borderline 90s baby (I hail […]

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Justin Bieber: the Pinnacle of Our Generation

Justin Bieber: the Pinnacle of Our Generation

By now, the name Justin Bieber is a familiarity to most Americans. Now 19, the Canadian heartthrob has been showcasing his new found “maturity”. Only 4 months ago, an allegedly drunken Bieber was caught peeing into a janitor’s bucket while expressing his hatred for Bill Clinton. Despite his blatant immaturity, […]

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TV Alternatives: an Internet Revolution

TV Alternatives: an Internet Revolution

While television may have been an integral part of the household for decades, recently other alternatives have taken precedence. At the end of a long, hard day, many find it comforting to retire into the cushions of their couch to unwind before the latest episode of their favorite show. But […]

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Review: Glee “The Quarterback”: A Tribute to Cory Monteith A+

Review: Glee “The Quarterback”: A Tribute to Cory Monteith A+

Amidst the sudden death of Glee star Cory Monteith, many fans of the popular comedy-drama were left mourning the loss of a hero. To many, Monteith was an inspiration in both reality and TV. His goofy demeanor and brilliant voice brought to life a character on Glee that embraced his […]

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