5 Summer Reading Books You Should Actually Read

By: Rachel Stewart It’s almost summer vacation, which means the freedom of no school, but it also means the beginnings of “summer reading.”  I know this makes most people groan. They don’t want to spend their time off school being forced to read for school, so many times they resort to Sparknotes.  I, being the future English major I am, always read my summer reading … Continue reading 5 Summer Reading Books You Should Actually Read

Local Man Discovers He Is, In Fact, A Dog

By: Rachel Stewart Disclaimer- This article is fake, modeled after satire news sites such as “The Onion” or “Clickhole” On May 2, 2016, a local Bellbrook “man” discovered that he was no man at all, and was in fact, a dog.  Leo, a 24-year-old (3 years in dog years) male, has been a resident of Bellbrook ever since he was a young man (pup).  His … Continue reading Local Man Discovers He Is, In Fact, A Dog

New York Primary Results

By: Rachel Stewart The crucial primary election in New York has finished and the results are in. Donald Trump won for the Republican Party, receiving 89 delegates with John Kasich swooping in for a measly 4 delegates, and Ted Cruz did not take home any. Hillary Clinton won majority for the Democrats. However, just because Clinton won does not mean Sanders went home with as … Continue reading New York Primary Results

Holy Crap! The National Poo Museum Opens

By: Rachel Stewart Museums exist to house an amalgam of things surrounding one subject.  Interested in airplanes? Museum for that.  Interested in World War 2? Museum for that.  Interested in Georgia O’Keeffe? Museum for that. How about fecal matter? Ladies and gentlemen and all who don’t ascribe to the binary…there is now a museum for that. The “National Poo Museum” has opened at the Isle … Continue reading Holy Crap! The National Poo Museum Opens

The Oscars or The Night Leo Finally Won

By: Rachel Stewart The 2016 Academy Award’s have finally been granted, and the show itself was an interesting one this year.  Although Mad Max: Fury Road took home the most awards, with a total of 6, it didn’t receive any of the “big three” awards, those being “best actor,” “best actress,” or “best picture.”  Best Picture went to Spotlight, Best Actress went to Brie Larson for her … Continue reading The Oscars or The Night Leo Finally Won

An Oldie But A Goodie: TV/Movie Reboots

By: Rachel Stewart February 1, the third episode of the newly revived The X-Files airs.  It’s part of the six episode “mini-reboot” of the original show, where we follow the same classic team of Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, along with some other familiar faces such as The Cigarette Smoking Man and Agent Skinner, as they try to uncover government conspiracies and solve “monster of the … Continue reading An Oldie But A Goodie: TV/Movie Reboots

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s More Superhero Movies!

By: Rachel Stewart Recently, the first trailer for Warner Brothers’ new movie, Suicide Squad, which releases on August 5, dropped.  This isn’t the first clips we’ve seen of this movie, as there’s already a teaser trailer floating about, but this is the first “official,” full-length trailer.  This movie follows a group of DC villains/anti-heroes who band together in order to get a lesser prison sentence.  They … Continue reading It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s More Superhero Movies!

David Bowie dies at age 69

By: Rachel Stewart David Bowie, musician and showman, died on January 10, at age 69, after losing his 18-month battle with cancer. Bowie recently co-wrote an off-Broadway musical with playwright Enda Walsh called Lazarus, and he was at its world premier.  He also just released a new album on his 69th birthday, entitled “Blackstar,” which in itself is a reference to cancer, specifically a scar that can … Continue reading David Bowie dies at age 69

Santa’s Evil Twin: Krampus

By: Rachel Stewart “He sees you when you’re sleeping.  He knows when you’re awake.  He knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake!” Now, without context, this can sound pretty alarming.  Who is “he”? God? Big Brother?  In actuality though, we all know it’s just about our charming, neighborhood Santa.  Santa is the mascot of Christmas, and even though his … Continue reading Santa’s Evil Twin: Krampus

Listen to Real Spy Broadcasts

By: Rachel Stewart 1…5…7…2…8… Read those all again, but in a women’s completely monotone voice, with some slight static in the background.  Now, read them again, knowing that those numbers are actually a code for spies. That’s what you’ll hear if you listen to what are known as “number stations,” this one specifically can be listened to here. Number stations are a type of shortwave radio … Continue reading Listen to Real Spy Broadcasts