Monthly Archives: April 2013

2013 NBA Playoffs

So we’re finally here… The NBA playoffs have begun! Who would have thought at the beginning of the season that the Lakers just barely managed to clinch a playoff berth, the Warriors made it into the playoffs with ease, and the Nuggets are playing like contenders? Who could have foreseen […]

Habemus Papam: Election of Pope Francis I

Illustrated by the cover story of TIME magazine, hundreds of cardinals adorned with traditional red garb gathered in the square of Vatican City, partaking in the parade before entering the Sistine Chapel to make a decision which would affect the 1.2 billion Catholics in the world: choosing a new pope.  […]

TV Influences Real World

20 children, 7 adults, and 1 horribly disturbed teenager.  These were the casualties of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the most devastating shooting in American history.  Just weeks later, there was another shooting at Taft High School, but thankfully, only one was wounded as teachers talked the […]

Violence on TV is Not to Blame

In the light of recent acts of violence, many have hypothesized that the brutality in television and Video Games is at fault. That being said vulgarity should be left out of those mediums. However, a simple look at this issue can provide a real answer for why the rate of […]