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Tennis’ ‘Big Four’ won’t be around forever

Tennis’ ‘Big Four’ won’t be around forever

May 7, 2014

Whenever I see a highlight of Michael Jordan making an amazing shot or finishing an impossible drive, I am overtaken by awe. But I also feel sadness. Although I was alive when Michael Jordan was in his prime, I was a toddler. I don’t remember any of the great moves he made, the shots he took, the way he...

The Origins of April Fools’ Day

By Bridget Hynes

April 1, 2014

April Fools’ Day, a holiday now known for pranks and jokes, is celebrated across the nation and throughout the Western world on April 1. However, the lighthearted event, alternatively known as All Fools’ Day, does not have the clearest origins.   The most popular explanation has the holiday running ...