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The Monthly Hollumn

The Monthly Hollumn

By Holly Parkin

May 28, 2015

A few weeks ago, I went to go see Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” I was, to put it in the simplest terms, excited beyond belief. I had waited since freshman year for the moment when I would once again sit in a theater and watch the amazing and ridiculously hot group of heroes unite on screen...

And You Thought You Were Lame

And You Thought You Were Lame

By Jordan Blackburn

November 2, 2014

This July 24-27 marked my second annual journey to San Diego Comic Con, the world’s largest pop culture convention and a well-known nerd mecca. The actual convention itself lasts four days and hosts about 200,000 people. With limited space in each room and an overworked fire marshal, seats at th...

“No! You’re Forgetting ‘Batman #468’!”

“No! You’re Forgetting ‘Batman #468’!”

By Aaron Newman

May 21, 2013

Stereotypical nerds are people wearing Coke-bottle glasses while clutching their calculators and debating the outcome of a fight between Batman and Captain America. While this misconception still exists to a degree, the term “nerd” has recently evolved into a symbol of pride rather than a pejorative. Nerds...