Over the last decade, the world has seen the entertainment industry radically depart from the exclusive, elitist industry it once was. The increasing popularity and ubiquitousness of the Internet has completely changed the way users consume media. Today, there are so many different options available to anyone, either for free or for a low price, with the only stipulations being that an Internet connection is required and that you might have to sit through a few ads.
2017 was an arduous year for the United States. Deemed the deadliest year for mass shootings in U.S. history, the country finished the year with around 307 mass shootings. Police killed 1,147 people, and there was a substantial number of bombings in public places. England and France also made notable headlines in the U.S. However, 11.5 percent of Syria’s population has been killed or injured since 2011, proving that is it much rarer to see news like that make headlines in first-world countries.
With numerous public accusations and an intense focus on the media in recent months, the “Green & Gold” decided to reevaluate the true value of He Said; She Said journalism. Junior Hampton Henderson and senior Kelly Roth debate the pros and cons in an attempt to keep Wesleyan well-informed and up to date with the ever-changing times.
Every year, Wesleyan Families are tasked with decorating their house for the Christmas season. The big question is: what type of tree will be displayed in the living room? Juniors Harrison Larner and Sophie Zetzsche debate real trees vs. fake trees. Keep Reading
The month of December is here. While students may be dreaming of sugarplums, Christmas cookies and rare free time, December also brings the nightmare of first semester exams. During the week of Dec. 10-16, students will rush around the halls to find answers to last minute questions and discuss strategies for the ominous free response questions.
Exams put students into a full-on frenzy, as they often prove to be the most difficult class assessments. Sophomore Tatum Connor said that unlike regular tests, exams cover “a lot more material, and studying for them is more time-consuming.”
Well, have no fear, Wesleyan students. After five years of exam experience, we are here to help guide you through the stress and chaos that exams bring. For the optimal studying experience, try the following tips: