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H1N1 Conspiracy

Nadley Doerge

May 8, 2009

All of the buzz about the impending threat of the new H1N1 virus or swine flu, left me with questions. So I decided to read up on it. Turning to The Wall Street Journal, I researched every aspect of the virus, its origin, first victims, symptoms, etc. Now with more knowledge I still have questions, in ...

Summer Movies: Buried Treasures

Nick Jimenez

May 6, 2009

With all the big summer blockbusters coming out in the next few months, its easy to forget some of the smaller films coming to theatres. Here’s a list of some of the indie gems that might take a bit of digging to get to. 1.The Brothers Bloom- Back in 2006, Rian Johnson’s shoe-string-budgeted, teen-noir Brick ...

Secret Garden: Steven’s Garden and Grill Serves Up Great Eats

Jacob Moore

May 5, 2009

If you live in Mansfield, odds are you’ve passed it by a million times without knowing it. Tucked away downtown, Steven’s Garden and Grill has been quietly serving up satisfaction since 2001. A recent motif in my life, this restaurant’s local spirit and health-conscious menu are immediately endeari...

Nick Meets the Jonas Brothers

Nick Jimenez

April 7, 2009

When was the last time a band could be so successful but at the same time be so heatedly disliked? In just three years, everyone seems to have an opinion of the Jonas Brothers. Some people (see, young teenage girls) worship the ground they walk on, others think they represent the death of rock n’ r...

Pokemon: Gotta wear ’em all

Nick Jimenez

March 25, 2009

    It’s the quintessential teenage thought process: when the people in charge force young people to wear something uniformic or lame, they will eventually find a way to dismantle it, customize it and make it their own. This year, students decided to take the lemon of an I.D. policy and make lemonad...