Author Archive:

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton by Sam de Figueiredo, opinions editor While reading Humans of New York, I was struck by how the photographs conveyed unexpected emotions. Each page of the book contained only a few pictures and...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Rex Features The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Thursday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, held a general election and managed to keep...

 

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Olivia Conway, co-online editor Hi, my name is Olivia and I am plagued by crippling nostalgia. The dictionary defines nostalgia as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy...

 

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

by Olivia Conway, assistant editor A few years ago, I downloaded a dice-rolling app on my phone. It has served as a source of amusement for many of my friends, but for me it is a necessity for daily life. Every time I am confronted with a choice,...

 

Cheerleaders consider complexities of sport, bountiful school spirit

Cheerleaders consider complexities of sport, bountiful school spirit

by Olivia Conway, staff reporter During the school year, sophomore Megan Schlather, freshman Mia Maness and the other Tiger cheerleaders live and breathe cheerleading. “During the fall it’s a lot, it’s a huge time commitment because we...