I walked the cramped row of concrete houses in the Indian slum and watched a group of boys playing cards on the dirt ground. One of them yelled something I could not understand, and the little group fell into fits of laughter. I listened and wondered how many of their sisters’ voices would never join them in laughter, how many little voices had been silenced forever. [more]
The demonstration that started it all is Occupy Wall Street, a group of just a few hundred protestors in Liberty Square aiming to shut down Wall Street. The protestors refer to themselves as the 99 percent, and claim they are opposed to the 1 percent who possess the most wealth. [more]
Numerous holiday films have come out over the last few years, attempting to join classics such as “It’s A Wonderful Life” or “A Christmas Story.” While “Four Christmases” and “Christmas with the Kranks” may not have made your traditional lists to watch, a great collection of holiday films bring joy into homes during the most wonderful time of the year. [more]
About three years ago, Maggie Moo’s and Marble Slab Creamery was purchased by the Global Franchise Group parent company. Recently, management decided the best long-term strategy is to combine the brands under the name Marble Slab Creamery. [more]
The World Series and Major League Baseball might have ended at the end of October, but Bulldogs baseball is right around the corner. The Bulldogs are gearing up for the 2012 season behind a team of familiar players. [more]
During this time of the school year, almost everyone on campus is experiencing some kind of stress. Teachers are finishing regular material and moving to reviews, while students are working to complete all assignments and study for final exams. [more]
Hugo, the orphaned boy (Asa Butterfield), must solve a mystery with the help of his newfound friend, Isabelle (Chloë Grace Moretz), which involves her godparents (Ben Kingsley and Helen McCrory) and Hugo’s deceased father (Jude Law).
The mystery revolves around an automaton — a robot made to imitate functions a human would do — that Hugo has in his possession. The automaton seems to be a close relic to Hugo since his father and he worked on it together. [more]