Adulting

By: Stephanie Farrier Life is tough and “adulting” is even tougher. There’s no way around it. By this time, you’ve discovered that Santa Clause and The Tooth Fairy aren’t real (I hate that you had to find out like this) but let’s face it, there haven’t been any shiny gold dollar coins under your pillow…

Fête Paradiso on Governors Island

By: Michelle Shayowitz and Robin Cohen This summer, Nolan Field on Governors Island has been hosting Fête Paradiso, a traveling vintage French carnival that made its debut in New York City. The carnival sports seventeen fairground artifacts, both operational and out of use, that date back over 100 years. French music and carnival-goers in vintage…

You know what really grinds my gears… Old People

Now before you all freak out let me clarify. Not all old people “grind my gears.” In fact, I have no problem with the vast majority of them. It’s the select few “old people” that I have a problem with. Namely, those who use their age as an excuse to get away with anything, and…

My Battle with Insomnia

A slender ray of unchecked light mocked me from behind the closed door. Its feeble glow struck the black of my eyes, those weary fading dots, egging me to blur out the last remaining hint of anything not pitch-dark. There would be no sleep otherwise. This was my life for a year. Without the complete…

Movie: Review: The Campaign

In around 2 months we will be choosing our next President and what better way to get into the election spirit than to watch Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis go at it in The Campaign? After all had these been the 2 presidential candidates this year I’d probably have more interest in the race than…

People Who Take Up Two Parking Spots:

I mean, how hard is it to park normally? You all know what I’m talking about. Over the course of the week there is always that one completely selfish moron who decides that he is worthy of having two parking spots all to himself. One is not enough. This certified douche-bag decides that he needs two spots for his…

tty wen u gt off ur fone

I have a challenge for you: don’t use your phone for the rest of the day. Don’t check your email or Facebook. No Angry Birds or Words with Friends. Come on, try it out… it can’t be that hard. All you have to do is leave it in your pocket for the day. I’ll tell…

People who violate urinal etiquette:

Last week I had to use the facilities during class, so I quietly excused myself to have a routine trip to the restroom. Little did I know that during this mini excursion a flagrant offense to urinal etiquette would occur. You see, in the restroom that I frequented during class, there are three urinals lined…

Movie Review: Cabin in the Woods

By: Norman Gamss Has a movie ever thrown you so off guard that when it was over you didn’t know what hit you? Well let me introduce you to Cabin In the Woods.  The week leading up to my watching it I read how Cabin In the Woods takes the horror genre and completely turns…