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Jessica Nocera

Undergraduate at the University of Maryland, College Park

Beating the Mid-Semester Slump

The mid-semester slump. College students want to deny its existence, but it has arrived. The “honeymoon phase” of college is officially over. For most college students have been in school for about two months now, and there is still almost…

3 Comments / 934 View / October 27, 2014

Hollywood Comeback of Robert Downey, Jr.

Being in Hollywood means having your name in the spotlight all the time. There is a constant pressure to always be “perfect.” However, for some famous Hollywood stars, they struggle to maintain their perfect image. While some crack under pressure…

3 Comments / 2506 View / October 18, 2014

College Game Day: Means More Than the Game Itself

In high school it was known as “Friday Night Lights,” but in college it is now known as “Game Day.” If you haven’t already guessed, I’m talking about football. Football is one of the most widely watched and widely played…

2 Comments / 177 View / September 29, 2014

Gilmore Girls is Coming to Computer Screens Soon

 If you thought your days of seeing the dynamic mother-daughter duo of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore was over, think again. Netflix announced on Sept. 10th, that on Oct. 1, all seven seasons of “Gilmore Girls” will be available for viewing….

0 Comments / 145 View / September 19, 2014

Journalists Are Not Safe

The journalistic world lost another fighter yesterday, Sept. 2. American journalist, Steven J. Sotloff, became the second victim of being beheaded by the Islamic State terrorist organization that controls parts of Iraq and Syria. On Aug. 19, James Foley became…

0 Comments / 126 View / September 4, 2014

Taylor Swift Wants America to “Shake It Off”

Is Taylor Swift the newest wannabe queen of pop? It seems so. However, it will be years before Queen Beyoncé hands down the throne, and even then I highly doubt it will be to Taylor Swift. Now don’t get me…

0 Comments / 573 View / September 2, 2014

Mo’ne Davis Taking the Little League World Series by Storm

August may mean the end of the summer but it also means one of the greatest annual events of the year, the Little League World Series. The Little League World Series is a worldwide baseball tournament for children aged 11…

0 Comments / 268 View / August 24, 2014

Justice for Ferguson

The year is 2014. Our country has made huge advancements and numerous achievements in the fields of science, technology, military, business, etc. in the past decade; however, this is not always enough. For when there are achievements, there are also…

0 Comments / 145 View / August 20, 2014

The Ebola Crisis

A dangerous outbreak has taken over the world; Ebola. The Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as the Ebola haemorrhagic, the fever is a severe and often fatal illness in humans. Currently, the worst Ebola outbreak in history is in…

0 Comments / 150 View / August 7, 2014

Why is the Holocaust Even Debated?

This is not something I should be writing about. This is not something that should be considered a hoax. The Holocaust occurred from 1941 to 1945 under the command of Adolf Hitler. It was a genocide where approximately six million…

5 Comments / 214 View / August 6, 2014