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Where Are They Now: Ben Savage

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Even if you’ve never heard the name Ben Savage, I can almost guarantee you know the name Cory Matthews. If you haven’t, you had a most unfortunate upbringing. If one show has that taught me anything about life and love, i...

The Steam Press: The Final Countdown

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As the quarter system continues to test our mental fortitude and capacity for caffeine, finals loom like a giant black hole, slowly sucking us toward its gaping vortex. Once again using the power...

From reggaeton to K-Pop, broaden your musical horizons

Sofia Rada, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Music

People like to be passionate about music. Whether the DJ changes genre, artist or song, someone at the party will have a reaction. Maybe multiple people will. Sometimes that means people will stop dancing and instead stand still,...

Watching the Olympics? Go figure!

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Music, Songs, The Current

Let’s face it. We’ve all done it. Whether in socks on a hardwood floor, as a kid on wheelies or even on the ice rink at Norris University Center, we’ve all pretended to be a pro figure skater at some point in our lives. With the 2014 Sochi O...

Celebrate these international alternatives to Valentine’s Day

Sofia Rada, Blogger

February 14, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

It is ironic that a holiday about love often brings hate to mind instead. Maybe we’re single and bitter. Maybe one time we got a card from some kid we didn’t really know that said, “I love to watch you from afar.” Maybe...

Pincidents: Valentine’s DIY for the millennial generation

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

February 12, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

In my dark, Taylor Swift-obsessed days, I was really excited about the 2010 movie “Valentine’s Day.” Tay had a small role in the film alongside then-boyfriend Taylor Lautner, and I was totally jazzed to see my idol make t...

Where Are They Now: Drake Bell and Josh Peck

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 11, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Drake Bell. Josh Peck. They made you laugh, they made you cry, but mostly, they made you laugh. Whether it was the endearing “hug me brotha” or the scheming Miranda Cosgrove as “Megan” that fueled the emotional roller-coaster...

The Steam Press: Discover your literary valentine

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 10, 2014

Filed under Books, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and if you’re single, with only a romance novel and chocolate for company, commence with the tears. But don’t despair just yet! The Steam Press is...

Around the world in 20 foods

Sofia Rada, Blogger

February 7, 2014

Filed under Current Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

The other day, I was talking to someone who had just come back from studying abroad. She told me one of the things she surprisingly missed most while away was peanut butter. She discovered that something so commonplace here was...