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2015: A Year in Review

2015: A Year in Review

December 20, 2015

Greek Beat: Surviving formal in five easy steps

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 14, 2014

Filed under Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! The end of the year is in sight! Or, at least, if you squint, you can sort of see it … But, with spring comes formals, scholarship balls and other events where wearing sweatpants is not acceptable.... Read more »

Greek Beat: Yakity yak, don’t talk smack

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 8, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! I’m going to cut straight to the chase — it’s silly to judge people. It’s silly because we are all pretty much equally terrible. And I do say we, because I’m certainly guilty. I judge people... Read more »

Greek Beat: Mental health and Greek life

Mackenzie Broderick, Greek Columnist

May 1, 2014

Filed under Current Blogs, The Current

Recently, never mind how recently, I was crushed to a crush party. As people laughed and danced and posed for pictures at the party, I found myself crying in the bathroom. But to understand what led up to this moment, we need... Read more »

Greek Beat: Wearing your letters around campus, an inner monologue

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

April 22, 2014

Filed under Current Blogs

Roll out of bed in the morning and my "Finding Nemo" clock says I’m already 15 minutes late. Whoops. Fumbling around in my closet, I grab the first shirt my fingers touch and pull it on before hurrying out the door. Cold. Too... Read more »

Where Are They Now: Hilary Duff

Erica Witte, Blogger

March 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Gossip, Movies, Music, The Current, TV

There was a time in elementary school when I lost my Internet privileges. After spending hours googling Hilary Duff fan sites, I discovered a Hilary Duff hate site. As her most passionate and most devoted fan, I clicked the co... Read more »

The Steam Press: Choose your own adventure

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

March 3, 2014

Filed under Books, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers. The Oscars are over, finals loom, BuzzFeed quizzes have been a little subpar lately — in other words, you’re bored. You’re desperately seeking new stimulation when, lo and behold, the Steam... Read more »

Hey, WhatsApp.

Sofia Rada, Columnist

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Technology (Current), The Current

Facebook announced Wednesday that it purchased the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. As I read about it, I realized most people here don't even know what WhatsApp is. The purchase seemed random and absurd to... Read more »