Beans. Nobody really knows where they come from. They magically appear in “pouches” everyone seems to carry around with them. Once upon a time, they were a reward for making good grades, submitting points, or being added to friend lists. You could even grow plants in the Hogwarts greenhouses and hock them off in exchange for beans at the Thrift Shop in Hogsmeade. That was up until both the greenhouses and Hogsmeade were temporarily closed...[READ MORE]
When Life Gives You Lemons Dexter York
We all have heard this old proverbial phrase: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Lemons symbolize sourness or difficulty in life while lemonade suggests turning negativity into something positive. This phrase has been used so often, some of us no longer feel its significance. [READ MORE]
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate Maxim Trevelyan
I am on an Assassin’s Creed spree it seems. I recently purchased most of the recent main entries into the franchise and have been playing through them. Although the sometimes-mandatory stealth seemed daunting, I decided to give the titles a try and have not regretted it since. Just over a week ago, I finished Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, so I've decided to review it.[READ MORE]
Potted Potter Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Even if you don’t know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter.
When I saw that Potted Potter was coming to the area, it was an easy decision to purchase tickets. Even if I ended up staying at work for an extra two hours, it would still be possible to make the 8 pm show since getting to the theatre did not require a trip to the city.[READ MORE]
My Last Vacation Iverian Gnash
Over Spring Break (the week of the third for me), I went on vacation as most of you know, which was why I was pretty much non-existent that week.
My family and I have a cabin in the north of our state. When I say ‘cabin’ I mean a remote log cabin on eighteen acres of mostly wooded land.[READ MORE]
Wake Up Every Day to Impress Yourself Dexter York
Life is a competition. From the moment we are born, we are competing with our peers. We are like a level 1 warrior in a Muggle’s video game. We tie our peasant shoes, pick up our wooden sword and off into the wilderness we go.[READ MORE]