RosemarieA

Fangirls just wanna have fun

There’s a lot I could say about #AlexFromTarget. I could ridicule him for being another weak, chunky link in a long, trendy chain of attractive, seemingly talentless, young, white males teenage girls christen as #totesadorbz. I could speculate that his unfathomable fame stems from two vital elements in any modern
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Netflix addiction: A tale of redemption

Do you sometimes stare at your television or computer screen for hours, searching for a new movie or show to stream? Have you exhausted all of the resources available on the “What’s Popular on Netflix” list? Have you already finished “Breaking Bad,” “Arrested Development” and “Freaks and Geeks”? If you
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RosemarieA

I am a Gilmore, hear me roar

In the summer of 2005, I was looking for heroes. I was a nerdy kid with red glasses and plaid skirts who loved to read and listen to music everyone else thought was a little weird. With uneven bangs to hide the tiny shell mounds of acne congregating on my
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Sean-Wagner-Full

‘American Idiot’ a decade later

A little more than 10 years ago, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool faced an unordinary obstacle. The trio, known as Green Day, was at a crossroads. Green Day’s follow-up album to Warning — Cigarettes and Valentines — was stolen from its studio. Faced with a decision to
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RosemarieA

Read Rosemarie: Summer jams have me in a rut

I spend a lot of time thinking about what Carly Rae Jepsen is doing at any given moment. How much time is “a lot”? Well, that’s relative. I’d say I think about her maybe, like, once every two days, which is certainly more than anyone’s ever consistently thought about her
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RosemarieA

How Kim Kardashian made me a star

I don’t keep up with the Kardashians via their uber-popular television show and its geographically diverse spinoffs, but my mind has somehow hoarded unnecessary information about each of their lives. I know that Kendall and Kylie have somehow written a sci-fi dystopian novel, Lana del Rey hypnotized crowds at Kimye’s
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The future of League of Legends as a sport

Perhaps it’s finally the time for gamers to no longer be viewed as wasting their life away. As collegiate institutions change their perception toward video gaming and eSports as a viable form of athleticism, gamers will finally be able pursue their hobbies as a profession rather than as a pastime.
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RosemarieA

Taking the country by storm

I think it’s time for me to come out of the closet. I know the Bay Area is known for its welcoming liberal arms, but it’s hard to find acceptance in a place where the radio stations dedicated to this kind of music have been shut down and transitioned to
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Sean-Wagner-Full

The return of Jack Bauer

The first time I met Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), the circumstances were different. I was entering my teenage years; he was trying to save his family and the president of the United States. As we both aged, the stakes were amped up. I got my driver’s license; he was now
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Taran

Pursuing a career in the arts

I stifle myself. I nervously chuckle. I shrug. I hope that the question will linger in the air long enough that it withers in strength and falls to the floor in ignored irrelevance. I dance around my true answer for one that is only partly true. Or, I say it quickly
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