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This was the last week of Destination Kent State (DKS), where all the incoming freshmen spend a couple of days in Kent, go through orientation and create their schedules.

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It seems a little silly to explain the virtue of so-called bad media to the internet as an audience, because, it seems, it’s finally been accepted into the realm of the sanctified. The Room (Oh hi, Mark,) The Rocky Horror Picture Show (I see you shiver with antici…,) Troll 2 (They’re eating …

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France was crowned World Cup champions Sunday, marking the end of the greatest sporting event in the world. Other great tournaments and matches will be played over the next four years, but none of them will hold as much passion and importance as the World Cup games. 

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When you think of the word HIV, what comes to mind? ACT UP in the ‘90s? Leather vests and pink triangles? Grainy protest footage and political funerals? You’d be right, in a way. That is the history of the movement surrounding HIV, at least parts of it. But do you also picture today, everyda…

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Croatia and France will face off in the World Cup Final this Sunday. This tournament has been a fascinating one to say the least.

Well, hi there. I guess it might be kind of hard for me to explain who I am. Let’s see — well, you’ve seen ‘A Christmas Carol’, right? No, it doesn’t matter if it was the Jim Carrey version, though I do have to question your taste if the Muppets didn’t come to mind first. It’s like that. I’m…

*Editor’s note: This story was previously told on Brandon's personal Medium page in May 2018. He describes his scenario as accurately as possible. Therefore, graphic language is used in the story.

You’ve probably seen Lil Miquela. She has brown hair, done up in two space buns, and a light dusting of freckles across the bridge of her nose. She can often be seen, in her copious Instagram posts, lounging in California burger joints and ice cream spots, posing in expensive clothes and cel…

For the summer, I got a job at a karaoke store. We sell mixers, amplifiers, stereos, and microphones — but nothing brings more revenue than our karaoke system sales. It’s a weird and unique job at a weird and unique store, one that I didn’t imagine still existed until it became mine.

Multiple journalists are dead in Annapolis. What could I say, really? When I saw the news, I froze for a moment. My heart, like every other time these kinds of tragedies strike, grew so heavy. But only for a moment. Only for a moment, because I remembered that we now have four more legacies …

If you feel a pang of yearning when you see an abandoned mitten lying in the snow, someone’s commemorative wedding shirt in a thrift store, or the tags on your garage sale suitcase still bearing an old-sounding name, you might be accused of being overly-sentimental. Maybe you’re one of those…