Who’s on First? The Week in Sports

Guillen in hot water Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is no stranger to controversy. However, his recent comments have stirred emotions far beyond the baseball diamond. In an interview with Time magazine, the Marlins skipper reportedly said, “I love Fidel Castro,” and went on to say that he respected him for staying in power for […]

Oil Canada! We Stand on Gilded Knee

Over the past few months, the Keystone Pipeline has dominated energy dependency news through the battle between transnational company TransCanada Corporation, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and the Obama administration. But the 2,147 mile path the pipeline will leave across the Midwest seems miniscule compared to the political battle erupting over its construction.  If completed […]

Mad Men is TV like no other

After a 17-month hiatus, this is the longest gap in the broadcast history of Mad Men so far. With the wait finally over and the much anticipated fifth season underway, the hit show will be sequentially catalogued, along with the previous four seasons, on the information superstructures of On-Demand, Netflix, and the like. This would mean little […]

Giving Back: It’s Easier (And Cheaper) Than You Think

Philanthropy for millenials in a barely post-recession economy doesn’t mean throwing our non-existent wads of cash at problems. For these two young philanthropists, it’s about changing perceptions of issues and creating a culture of charity. And that doesn’t mean you need a lot of money to get anything done. Quite the contrary. Christian Elliott. Originally […]

Facebook Timeline Pages: Discover Your Favorite Brands’ History

Facebook recently released Timeline for Pages back in February and a couple weeks ago, all Pages adopted the new Timeline format. Pages are the Facebook profiles brands and businesses use to tell their stories on Facebook. Timeline was originally released for users back in September and brought in a new way for people to tell the […]

Facebook Timeline Pages: Discover Your Favorite Brands’ History

Facebook recently released Timeline for Pages back in February and a couple weeks ago, all Pages adopted the new Timeline format. Pages are the Facebook profiles brands and businesses use to tell their stories on Facebook. Timeline was originally released for users back in September and brought in a new way for people to tell the […]

From Our Partners In Crime

Welcome to our weekly column: From Our Partners in Crime – a collection of people, products, activities, and trends that are adored by our generation. Enjoy! TNGG Loves: Rick Santorum Claims California Universities Don’t Teach American History Rick Santorum again with his zany ideas! In Santorum’s latest anti-college argument, he claims that American History has apparently been forsaken […]

Haute & Dangerous: How to Shop at Forever 21 Without Wanting to Die

They say that good things come to those who wait. This cliche is perhaps best exemplified by the popular cheapie fashion retailer Forever 21 and the fact that if you can keep your cool long enough to keep your shopping spree from turning into a killing spree, you can walk out with a bunch of cute […]

Interest Rate Increase Fires Up Student Loan Borrowers

Should student loan interest rates double next July, college-aged Millennials squatting inside academia’s ivory tower could find themselves entombed, indefinitely.  Passed by a Democrat-controlled Congress five years ago, the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, that reduced the subsidized Stafford loan interest rate to 3.4 percent, faces eminent demise should the current Republican majority decide […]

Nice Apps! Top 5 for a good night’s sleep

We always have an excuse – or list of life’s absurdities – explaining why we are so utterly sleep deprived. In high school, it was because class started at 7:15 a.m., and between sports and homework (AP classes, anyone?!), bedtime was rarely before 11 p.m. In college, the day was for class (and daytime drinking), […]