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Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of The City

Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of The City

By Devon Stoeber

June 10, 2013

It’s the end of May and everyone’s searching for the album to put them in that summer mood. “Modern Vampires of the City,” new album from indie-rock band Vampire Weekend, seems to be a perfect fit. It features a new sound from Vampire Weekend, a little different from their last album “Contra,...

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

By Devon Stoeber

May 31, 2013

One school night, sophomore Madelyn Lunder gets ready to begin her homework by checking her planner. After she realizes she forgot to write some assignments down she logs on to her Facebook. Lunder is a member of her sophomore English and social studies Core class Facebook group where she can ask fellow...

Crowd Chanting at Basketball Games: Too Far?

By Devon Stoeber

April 7, 2013

At a professional basketball game, it is not unusual to hear the home team’s fans shout and cheer throughout the game to pump up their team while attempting to discourage their opponents. At a high school game, however, chanting things such as “He’s a virgin!” whenever a player shoots free throws,...