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Nailed It!

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For years, nail polish shelves at department stores have been dominated by the likes of Sparrow Me the Drama, Pink Friday, My Address is Hollywood, and countless other shades that are known under equally ridiculous names. Other than adding a little more color to the fingers of its users, these nail polishes serve little to no purpose, but that is all about to change!

League of Legends 2014 World Championship

It is that time of the year again! The time when millions rush to Twitch.tv, YouTube, Azubu, Lolesports.com, or even buy live tickets to watch the final clash between the best of the best. The fourth season of League of Legends is coming to an end, meaning the 2014 World Championships are here. The best teams from every region will compete to claim the grand prize.

Season Gr8

Spoilers for Doctor Who season eight are to follow! To put this article into perspective, I was not a huge fan of the last three seasons of Doctor Who. Yes, it is because I have a lot to say about Stephen Moffat’s abilities to run one of the biggest television shows ever. Will I be criticizing him in this article? Nope!

Trailer Park Boys

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Based upon the same plot narrative of almost every other season before, the Boys (and their new Netflix masters) seemed to have sided with the “if it isn’t broke, no need to fix it” rule. Expect the same uniquely Trailer Park brand of slapstick, just this time, a little overboard, it seems Ricky has gotten even more stupid (despite his earning of his “grade 11” at the end of season 7).

The Lion of Panjshir

Source: Reza Deghati

This month will mark the anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks, but there is another great tragedy that took place in September — the death of a great man who fought the likes of the Red Army, violent militias, and the Taliban. A man who sought to bring peace, moderation, and democracy to a nation ruled by chaos.

1984 Is Happening

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The right to privacy has been an issue of varying importance over the centuries, and, like much else in our culture, new technology has changed how we approach it. Notably, the transition of social interaction onto the “cloud-based” platform brings with it an ever-present danger: invasion of privacy.

Buckets for ALS

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over social media. Over the last few weeks our newsfeeds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more have been overflowing with videos of people dropping buckets of freezing water on themselves. The point of all this? To raise awareness and donations for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research.

Barack Obama’s Game Plan

Source: Pete Souza

American president Barack Obama will announce today (Wednesday, September 10th) a new US “game plan” for an offensive against the militant jihadist group “ISIS”, operating inside Iraq and Syria.

Russian Food Embargo Takes Effect

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August 7th, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev announced the Russian government’s plans to impose an across-the-board embargo on food products from countries in the European Union and those coming in from Canada and the United States.

Homophobia in Professional Sports

Michael Sam after a Mizzou win 								   Source: Bill Carter

A men’s professional sports locker room is one of the most psychologically dangerous places to be in the world. It is a place of constant hazing, playful ribbing, and jabs at one’s sexuality. The terms “gay” and “fag” are spread around locker rooms more frequently than bottles of Gatorade.