On Oct. 12, 2019, in Vienna, Austria, the famous Kenyan runner Eluid Kipchoge made an incredible mark on human history by becoming the first man to run a full marathon in under two hours. This is a feat that runners have been trying to accomplish for years, and now, someone has finally achieved it.
The NFL Season is in full swing, and, while some rookies have come out of the gates strong, others have struggled to make an impact. Let’s revisit this past draft to see if some of the highest drafting teams made a mistake.
A year ago, the Boston Celtics were the clear favorite to win the Eastern Conference. After a disappointing season, an ugly exit in the playoffs, and the departures of two of their three highest-paid players, the Celtics are seemingly back in the middle of the East playoff picture. But last season’s Celtics were certainly a lesson in how success in the NBA is about a lot more than a talented roster. This season’s Celtics could tell us just as much about team chemistry and the whole being greater or less than the sum of its parts. The Boston Celtics had what many would call an up-and-down offseason. Veteran all-stars Al Horford and Kyrie Irving left the team, and they were replaced by all-star guard Kemba Walker and journeyman center Enes Kanter. With a new season comes new storylines, here are the biggest stories ahead of the NBA season opener.
The Joker. What a villain. What a concept. What a film. From the trailer release, the newest iteration of the Joker claimed a spot at the top of the trending charts. Finally, an origin story for one of the most popular villains with a most mysterious past – imagine that! “The Dark Knight” trilogy even toyed around with the fact that there was no true backstory for the Joker. As usual, with as few spoilers as possible, this storyline does so much in terms of enriching the cinematic lore of the Joker.
New York City native Scott Laudati’s book, “Camp Winapooka,” published by Bone Machine Inc., serves as an emotional look into “the full spectrum of a human, not just the parts I want them to see,” according to Laudati.
What happens to a man who is broken? What happens to a man who has faced hordes of devils manifested in this seemingly right world and lived to tell the tale? Will he find the path to salvation or end up in damnation with his cohorts? These are the questions “El Camino” asks.
Jay Som is the recording name of Melina Duterte, a bedroom pop artist based in California. Her latest album, “Anak Ko,” which means “my child” in Tagalog, continues her trend of emotionally charged lyrics over melodies and rhythms that have a way of sticking with you. The album is nine songs long and has a runtime of about 35 minutes.
On Oct. 4. Dan and Shay, the country duo, released a song called “10,000 Hours” featuring Justin Bieber. It took approximately 10 days to reach No.4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart. The song will be on Dan and Shay’s next album.
The Halloween season is upon us and that means that things are going to be getting spookier as the month of October rolls along. Though the leaves are changing colors and there are many things to do, going out to do those things leave me open to ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of spooky, supernatural threats. The only thing I can think of to help me through these scary times we live in is. . . candy! Candy will comfort me until the end of the month, let’s narrow down the list o and figure out what my top five confectionary delights are.
Halloween is a holiday that most people look forward to. During this time, people watch scary movies, binge-watch a season of “American Horror Story”, carve pumpkins, go bobbing for apples, hit up a hayride or a haunted house, head to a party, and so much more. With Halloween being weeks away, you are probably stressing about what your costume is going to be. Let’s face it, as college students, we probably can’t afford to purchase an outfit that we are only going to use only once. After some research, I’ve found 10 inexpensive ideas that will require of you to DIY your costume. I hope you are inspired to try one of them out. If not, you can always do some research yourself.