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The lack of fairness in our world has become an epidemic in human history being passed from generation to generation. As time elapses, this flagrant disregard for justice has most likely not gotten any worse but, unfortunately, it also has not gotten any better. Despite this grotesque phenomenon of society, one thing that has changed from yesteryear is the passion the people possess to lobby against these wrongful doings. Individuals are no longer afraid to stand against the abuse of human rights and stand for what is right. On Monday Dec. 4, the Global Studies Club sponsored an event titled…

To be in a state of wonderment is to have a feeling of surprising admiration for something beautiful, inexplicable or just miraculous. “Wonder,” the American drama film based on a touching story of a young boy, does a great job at evoking this feeling and at times making its viewers want to burst into a pool of their own tears. In fact, in this movie, wonder is more than just an emotional reaction; it is a description of a someone so amazing he leaves one in awe. The film does a superb job at bringing up the issues of prejudice…

In the last regular season week for many fantasy leagues, there were a lot of big performances to talk about. Since there were so many players that had great games, this article will feature seven different names instead of five. Here are some of the best performances from Week 13 in fantasy football. Alex Smith, QB Kansas City Chiefs: After starting the season with five straight wins, the Chiefs have lost six out of their last seven games. This Sunday they played the Jets which ended up being a high scoring game that Kansas City lost in the final minutes…

Kierra Gordon Thanksgiving in The Bahamas was enormously eventful. Each day of the week was spent doing something different. Although this was mainly a Thanksgiving visit, it would have been incomplete without a quick trip to the beach. As I sat in the calm, crystal clear water, the hot sun was piercing against my skin. Since I was surrounded by palm trees, the wind blowing cooled me down. It was the most peaceful thing I had experienced in a long time. The popular Bahamian dishes of peas and rice, potato salad, baked macaroni and cheese mixed with the worldly popular,…

Saint Leo University’s scheduled Fall final exam week is from Tuesday, Dec. 5, until Friday, Dec. 9, which leaves ample time of over three weekdays for students to get prepared mentally and physically for a ‘stress-free finals week.’ Although this is the case, it still comes as no surprise that with finals week approaching, some students will eventually push their bodies to unhealthy limits in attempts to study for prolonged periods of time before taking exams; this can hinder their success rates. It seems that to carry out such behavior, more and more students have turned their willingness to resort…

The question, “Does God Exist?” has been pondered upon for years. As inquisitive humans, people seek answers to questions every day and attempt to gain knowledge to answer these questions. If one is pondering whether the major or courses one is taking are useful in life,“Genesis: Part 1 Paradise Lost” takes on the collaborative efforts of biologists, geologists, pastors, geophysicists, microbiologists, Evangelists, astronomers, and molecular geneticists to give insight on questions about the creation story. This documentary is the first 3D Christian movie about the beginning of The Bible which was previously a one-time cinema showing released on Nov. 13,…

What happens when one combines a first-person shooter, third-person shooter, and “Star Wars?” Gamers get “Star Wars: Battlefront,” a series where one can participate in first-person as a stormtrooper or rebellion grunt, or also in third-person as a prominent character such as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, or Han Solo. The newest addition to this series, “Star Wars: Battlefront II,” released worldwide on Nov. 17. “Star Wars: Battlefront” is a nostalgic series for many older gamers. Two earlier games in the series, also named “Star Wars: Battlefront” and “Star Wars: Battlefront II” released in 2004 and 2005, respectively. Those games were…

There are a number of great games coming up this weekend, and fantasy football owners are starting to stress out as the playoffs get closer. With four teams on a bye this week, there are some quality players who you won’t be able to put into your lineup. If you are in need of some fill-in players, here is a list of sleepers who may be able to help win you a matchup. Samaje Perine, RB Washington Redskins: With usual starter Rob Kelley expected to miss an extended period of time with an ankle and knee injury, Samaje Perine is…

By:Yvan Lafortune Everyone’s favorite blond superhero and god of thunder is back on the big screen. Thor’s third adventure features a cast comprised of names like; Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Tessa Thompson and Cate Blanchett as the villain. The opus follows Thor as he battles his way out of the planet Sakaar to save his home, Asgard, from his long-lost sister Hela and prevent Ragnarok. “Thor: Ragnarok” is directed by New Zealand’s actor and director, Taiki Waititi, who had previous experience as he wrote the initial screenplay for Disney’s “Moana.” Luckily, Waititi’s stint with “Thor: Ragnarok” proved to…

By Kyshonna Bethel Thanksgiving break is a period many college students excitingly anticipate. Coming down to the homestretch of the fall term, most students are worn-out and many homesick. For these reasons, this week long pause in the semester before final exams is just the breather needed to finish off the term strong. Due to its length, a number of students are afforded the opportunity to go home and spend time with their families. Some students, because of proximity, accompany friends to their homes and families. However, there is still a significant amount of students that have no other option…

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