Friar's Lantern

Is it racist?

John Monday

February 28, 2014

On the Comedy Central television show Tosh.O,  there was once a segment called “Is it Racist?” in which comedian Daniel Tosh would show videos with questionably racist overtones and he would decide whether or not the vide...

Shutdown Shenanigans

John Monday

October 28, 2013

Our student body president comments on the actions of the higher government. The late Ronald Reagan once said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” ...

The Second Amendment and the State of American Tyranny

John Monday

February 5, 2013

I don’t like guns. I don’t wish to own a gun, I don’t wish to use a gun, and I don’t want to be around people with guns. Its not my cup of tea, as the redcoats would say. All that being said, I really don’t mind that pe...

The Death of the Twinkie: Something That Should Cause Some Self-Reflection

John Monday

December 19, 2012

  If you were watching any news outlet or paying attention to world events over our thanksgiving break you probably noticed something shocking. The beloved company Hostess, that has always provided sweet treats for eve...

When you wish upon a Star… Wars

John Monday

November 27, 2012

If you define yourself as any kind of nerd, you were certainly emotional when you heard the announcement that the large multimedia company Disney has acquired Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise for $4 billion.  The internet...

Game Change: Third Party Candidates for 2012

John Monday

November 7, 2012

There are few surprises in the latter part of the election process in the United States. Constant polling and months of campaigning have taken the surprise aspect out of most elections. The American public has also been barrage...

Football Recap: Boys of Fall

John Monday

September 16, 2012

As another school year begins, so begins another season of football. A game filled with the ups and downs like that of a rollercoaster. A season sometimes made up by devastating losses as well as glorious victories. While it i...

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