Author: Joe McCartney

A Timeless Argument: We Tell Time Poorly
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A Timeless Argument: We Tell Time Poorly

VANDERSLICE HALL—At approximately 1:45 pm last Thursday, an unnamed student (shocker, it’s me) called University Health Services to set up an appointment. With a strained voice and rampaging fever, the student ran into conversational roadblock when arranging the time of the appointment. The objective asshole…sorry, receptionist, on the line asked […]

Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?
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Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?

NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND—New Orleans faced more than spectacular dunks, barrages of three-pointers, and players’ underwhelming defense this latest NBA All-Star Weekend. Kyrie Irving, the starting point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, shook the (flat) Earth with his ground-breaking new theory: the Earth is flat. The former student athlete of the […]

Stand-Up Comedy’s Growing Role in Addressing Mental Health: Bo Burnham and Neal Brennan
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Stand-Up Comedy’s Growing Role in Addressing Mental Health: Bo Burnham and Neal Brennan

There has always seemed to be a looming stereotype of comedians. While funny and lively on stage, they live a life shadowed by depression. It appears that comedians hold two personas: one for their shows, and one for real life. They manage to put on a happy face for the […]