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The Plot Thickens

The Man in Black It’s time we talk about Walk the Line. First of all, it’s great. Second of all, it’s perfect for Thanksgiving. Third of all, it’s an Oscar-winning piece of art. And fourth of all, it’s about Johnny Cash. I first saw Walk

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How I Met Your Mother My parents met at a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1985. They would go on to date for four years, then get married on March 10, 1990. It’s a pretty simple story that can clearly be conveyed

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Photograph Outside the registration room of the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Conference there was a small display of cardboard posters on stands. Each poster board was printed with pictures that were being awarded prizes in a competition. As I made my way down the display,

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Bi-partisan During the 2016 presidential election I was not old enough to vote. I did however learn some very basic information about both Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump’s stances on various issues. Even if I hadn’t done that very basic research, I already knew who

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The Intern This summer I didn’t do much of anything. At least, that’s how it feels. I went home for the week of my mother’s birthday at the beginning of July, and at the end of the summer I went on a three day camping

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Joker As I was walking to the office yesterday, I decided that maybe I should dress up as The Joker for Halloween. I figured it was about time to revisit that outfit, as I haven’t been The Joker since 2008. I also figured there would

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Strangers on a Train When I was getting dressed last Wednesday, I decided that I wanted to wear black jeans. I have two pairs of denim that fit that description. One I use exclusively for when it rains or snows heavily, as it’s much thicker

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Tie Tuesdays As I write this column, I’m wearing black slacks, a black dress shirt, and a Batman bowtie. If you’re wondering why that might be, it’s because this past Saturday was Batman Day and today is Tie Tuesday. Let’s backtrack a little. Tie Tuesday

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Thoughts on a job Stepping into the role of Managing Editor for The Sentry was undeniably a bit scary. Though I held the position of Leisure Editor during the 18/19 academic year, the new responsibility I was given also came with a new set of

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What’s in a name? Last summer when trying to decide on a title, I was stuck between a couple options: “The Lateness of the Hour,” “The Human Condition,” and “The Plot Thickens.”  “The Lateness of the Hour” idea came from my favorite singer Alex Clare.