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Don’t just donate, participate

Don’t just donate, participate

By Kaanan Raja

March 16, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Every April during my four years in high school, the faculty members and students from every grade gathered together in our school’s gymnasium in support of a nationally known foundation, St. Baldrick’s. During this event, members of my community would get their heads shaved and stood bald proudly...

Predictions for the Academy Awards: What’s your take?

Predictions for the Academy Awards: What’s your take?

February 27, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

This will be a year to remember in film history, but nothing nominated for an Academy Award this year is likely to be as memorable or influential as “Citizen Kane,” the 1941 film that many critics dub “the greatest film of all time.” Both “Gravity” and “American Hustle” walked out of nom...