Standardized Aptitude Torture

Okay, real talk. Standardized testing is the most concentrated source of stress in my life, and I’m not alone. For high schoolers looking to go to college, there’s always that vague air of dread at the cellular level: the twisting in your stomach when you wonder if you’re doing enough, if you’ll be jobless in […]

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Fool’s Gold

Once upon a time, it was what you got when you assumed (foolishly), that you would find precious metals in California, 1849. Post-1970s, though? It’s taken on a whole new meaning. Meet the famed Fool’s Gold Sandwich, one of Elvis’ favorites and a supporting actor in the 2013 film What If. It will literally kill you. […]

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The heart of rock & roll

It’s been nearly 38 years. Insane. In the decades that have passed, technology has grown exponentially – exploding into forms and purposes that were unimaginable even a quarter of a century ago. Skirts have shortened, pants have sagged, and elementary school math problems have become the equivalent of old-school college algebra. Things have changed. The […]

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