Claudia Sondergaard, The World is My Home

She was born and raised in Denmark, and as a child she discovered how much she enjoyed reading. €œI am a big fan of reading all kind of stuff. When I learned how to read, I would always read everything.”… Continue Reading →

Will Drugs Mar The Olympics?

Every week there seems to be another drugs issue in the media. Whether it is Lance Armstrong, Frank Schlek, Hope Solo, Bradley Wiggins or LaShawn Merritt, performance enhancing drugs contaminate news pages everywhere. Last week John Fahey, president of the… Continue Reading →

Google Translate: Superman Gets the Picture

Superman quit his job at the Daily Planet. At least that’s how the story read; Superman did something. Clark Kent didn’t quit. That didn’t happen. The omnipotent superhero decided to go for broke and become omniscient: “I was taught to… Continue Reading →

Eric Deggans Confirms Own Bias in Race Baiter Part I

When the Central Florida Association of Black Journalists (CFABJ) invited author and journalist Eric Deggans to discuss his new book, Race Baiter: How the News Media Wield Dangerous Power to Divide a Nation, at their monthly meeting, there was little… Continue Reading →

Challenging Power Through Anonymity

What do you think of when you think of Guy Fawkes? Maybe you think of a mask, the Gunpowder Plot, ‘V for Vendetta’ or maybe you think of the group, Anonymous. Anonymous is a group of hacktivists who come together on… Continue Reading →

What a Winnning Player Is Really About

The two championship rings on the hand of Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has garnered him as a €˜winning player′ since L.A.′s banner-raising seasons of 2009 and 2010. New York Knicks forward Amar′e Stoudemire, in stark contrast, is almost… Continue Reading →

Rafael Stuhrenberg, Discover New Cultures

“I am 21 years old, I take advantage of being young in order to experience new things, and hope that I won’t change as time passes by.€ Rafael comes from Paris, and loves to travel and discover new cultures. In… Continue Reading →

Why do we Consume Fast Food?

The phrase €œfast food€ invokes thoughts of cheap, delicious and convenient meals. However, the truth is that these words can be deceiving. Compared to home-cooked food, junk food is much richer in calories, fats, and carbohydrates, all of which promote… Continue Reading →

The Quarter Life Crisis: A Graduate’s Perspective

Many students out of college do not use their degrees. Questions turn from, what do I want to be when I grow up? To, what the heck am I doing with my life? Recently I started noticing a pattern amongst… Continue Reading →

Pettine Names Hoyer Starter; Good Call?

Although it had been suspected by the media for some time now, Mike Pettine finally announced on Wednesday that Brian Hoyer would be the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns going into the opening week of the regular season. Hoyer… Continue Reading →

Lessons from Mayan Doomsday Failure

To say that the vast majority of people in the world did not expect the world to end last Friday would be a gross understatement. The 21st came and went with a whimper, not an explosion of super volcanoes, hidden rogue… Continue Reading →

Offshore Tax Havens Are a Global Fiscal Menace

Recently Costa Rica and the Cayman Islands have agreed with the United States to share information about offshore accounts of American citizens with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As part of an effort to tighten the noose around tax evasion and… Continue Reading →

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