(Fall)ing for you

Need some help planning some cute fall dates? This article has you covered It’s that time of year again: the air is crisp and cool, the leaves are changing colors and falling and Instagram feeds are filled with couples doing fall-themed things. What are some of the best dates to go on during the fall…

A hypnotizing experience

A student dares to be hypnotized for the first time and shares the craziness Recently Mat Lavore, the Mentalist, performed at CNU’s Gaines Theater in the Freeman Center.  Mat Lavore is a magician, mind reader and hypnotist all in one.  As a member of the audience, I was chosen to go up on the stage…

The top 5 homemade comfort foods

Eat some of these tried-and-true comfort foods to always feel right at home This is the complete, definitive top five ranking of homemade comfort foods. Take this list and use it to devise all of your fall comfort meals. There is no better way to decide what to eat than reading this list. The best…

CNU’s male cheerleaders shine on the squad

Two Captains answer what it’s like to be male in a mostly female-dominated sport “A lot of people come up to me and say, ‘You’re so good, you’re even better than some of the girls,” junior Antoine Massdin said with a smile when asked about how people react when they learn that he is one…

Remaining positive in the light of climate change news

Climate anxiety is a real phenomenon and understanding it is crucial Understanding climate change is a crucial step in acting towards effective personal, social and institutional changes, but taking the time to read the climate-related studies can be emotionally draining and sufficiently depressing, to be frank. How do we reconcile the need to read the…

A review of my own Fantasy Football team

An unnecessary, unneeded but inspiring analysis of “Matthew’s Angels” Fantasy Football is the Dungeons & Dragons of the sports world. Both are role-playing games where its players inhabit fictional roles with the ultimate goal of achieving an intangible prize.  In Dungeons & Dragons, you may be transported into the world of Drazbantia. You can become…

Voting for the right reasons

It’s voting season; why you should be registered to vote It’s that time of year again; that first Tuesday of November and it will be here sooner than we think. Everywhere you turn, there is a table of people with organizations who primary goal is to get students registered to vote. They are the ones we…

Living in a nuclear world

Reflecting on the impact of the first nuclear tests in North Korea The world didn’t always use to be like this. There was a period in which we were all outside more and weren’t caught up in whatever fun colorful game attracted our eyes. As humans, we used to actually go out to the movies…

An empty theater

“The Goldfinch” box office flop speaks to modern state of entertainment Out of the hundreds of movies made each year, many of them are based on successful novels, classics and great works of literature.  Cue the question, “how accurately does the movie portray the book?” – the hype, commentary and judgement centered on this question…

“Culture in Motion” exposes audience to traditional Chinese arts

The Asian Student Union invites the Chengdu Textile College to campus Hosting the Chengdu Textile College (CDTC), the Asian Student Union brought a unique flavor of culture to campus on Oct. 3. Culture in Motion provided a glimpse into a different cultural experience as students were able to witness traditional Chinese ethnic arts in practice….