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The Rundown: Feb. 20

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Ellen Page comes out as gay, LGBT community rejoices At an event called Time to THRIVE, Ellen Page officially disclosed her sexuality. In a heart wrenching speech, Page said, “I'm here today because I am gay. … I am tired o...

Here we go again: Feb. 20

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 19, 2014

"I do my own tweets. If Martha makes a typo, they think I'm drunk.” — Martha Stewart, at The MAKERS Conference in Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif. “Why do all the people who post ‘cute cat videos’ on YouTube edit cre...

Five Words For: The Winter Olympics in Sochi

Kendall Siewert, Current Writer

February 12, 2014

This year’s Winter Olympics have been atypical, to put it politely. From journalists tweeting hilarious pictures highlighting their favorite “#sochiproblems” to politically charged messages from gay rights activists, Sochi...

Here we go again: Feb. 12

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 12, 2014

“I find it relatively easy to keep my clothes on because I don’t really feel like taking them off. It’s not an urge I have.” — Taylor Swift, to Glamour on why she won’t ever pose naked “If you say 'no offe...

Five Words For: Bruno Mars’ halftime show

Kendall Siewert, Blogger

February 5, 2014

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers were already up against some serious odds. Following Beyonce is no easy task, especially when it comes to a Super Bowl halftime performance. However, they lived up to the hype in beco...