AbstiNick: The battle of the sexless

Nick Coury It’s Saturday night. The stereotypical college guy is down at the local watering hole getting his groove on, playing the field. He’s wearing shiny black shoes, over-priced, pre-ripped jeans, a long-sleeved collared shirt with the sleeves rolled up…

The next big thing

Stop what you're doing and reflect back on a time when physical activity was a daily requirement. You went to class, suited up and stood in a line. Were you picked last on the team or first? Did you long…

The kingdom of singledom

Mariecar Mendoza Oct. 29, 2005. 9:30 p.m. I am running around my apartment, screaming and half-naked. Water is boiling over on the stove and Robbie Williams is inexplicably blaring on iTunes. I have a party to go to. I have…

What's the Deal With the Avian Flu?

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez Many news broadcasts and Oprah Winfrey would have us all believe that we are all about to die from the avian flu. They are predicting a flu outbreak similar to the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic…

I'll tell you why nice guys finish last

Julianne Byer Since everybody else is ranting and raving, I figured I would throw in my two cents too. Hey, if you're lucky, I might throw in a whole nickel- Ever since Samantha's article asking where all the nice guys…

Woody Allen reaches "Match Point," but does he win?

Ryan Chartrand Woody Allen is back. It's hard to believe that it has been over a decade since this brilliant director truly amazed moviegoers. "Match Point" may not be a masterpiece per se, but knowing that Allen has regained the…

Wide Angle: 'The Year of the Dog'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady that will run every Tuesday.  'Year of the Dog' Through my evolving studies in art with the camera as my medium, I have found that visually documenting…

Glass artist takes Poly on journey

whitney guenther A view of the world through glass and an artist’s development and travels is on display at the University Art Gallery. Until Feb. 18 an exhibittitled “Martin Lipofsky: A Journey in Glass” will be on display. Deconstructed glass…

Funeral (Boyfriend Box)

Mariecar Mendoza Three days ago this died tragically Now it's time I put you away Force some logic and closure Inside the box where you'll stay   The black flowers line your casket Where I lay you to rest Though…

2006's Most Anticipated Television

Jesus, skating celebrities and Lil’ Jon are all part of the new string of shows on the small screen, as television tries out its new batch of shows. The old stand-bys, such as “American Idol,” “The OC” and “Lost” have…

2006's Most Anticipated Video Games

The Chinese may call 2006 the Year of the Dog, but when it comes to video games, this is the year of the next generation of consoles. Microsoft’s decision to release their next-generation console, the XBOX 360, early in 2005…