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In Our Heads: Brooke Purves

November 1, 2013

Book- “Hope: A Tragedy” by Shalom Auslander In this hysterically depressing novel, Auslander’s main character Solomon Kugel discovers a long-thought deceased icon of Jewish suffering taking refuge...

In Our Heads- Jorden Hales

October 11, 2013

Book- “A Book of Common Prayer” Joan Didion is my favorite author, and this is one of her best books. I had to re-read it when I found out Christina Hendricks is starring in a new film adaptation that’s...

In our heads – Brandon Nelson

September 25, 2013

Book: “Harry Potter” These books are on my mind because I just reread the entire series so I can see how they stack up against the films. In hindsight they were a great reminder on what it was like...

In Our Heads- Jonathan H. Ellyson

September 8, 2013

Book: "Ender’s Game" - Orson Scott Card- My favorite book as a kid tells the story of Andrew Wiggin during his time in Battle School. Military programs start training ultra-young candidates after two...

In our heads – Alisha Kirby

May 7, 2013

Book: “High Fidelity” - Nick Hornby - Our lonely, failing record store owning protagonist, Rob, is the perfect character. Actually, he's incredibly flawed, but that's the beauty of "High Fidelity."...

In Our Heads: Robert Aguilar

In Our Heads: Robert Aguilar
April 2, 2013

Book: "Where the Sidewalk Ends" - Shel Silverstein - Sometimes in our adulthood we need a reminder of how beautiful the world is and how easily we overcomplicate things. I have the perfect antidote: Shel...

In Our Heads- Steven Condemarin

March 12, 2013

Book: "Awkward Family Photos" - Although this book was meant to be the perfect coffee table book, I think that it really digs deep into the “classic” American family psyche. AFP really captures the...

In Our Heads: Sarah Scott

February 27, 2013

Book: “In Cold Blood” – Truman Capote - With his knack for capturing vivid emotions, Capote easily created the most interesting first-hand account of history I’ve ever read. Throughout the manhunt...

In Our Heads: Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

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In Our Heads – Cintia Lopez

December 5, 2012

TV: “Bones” –  “Bones” is filled with murders, love, humor and drama. It follows Dr. Temperance Brennan and FBI agent Seeley Booth as they solve murders and bring back identities to the bones...

In Our Heads- News Editor Sergio Portela

November 21, 2012

“The Walking Dead” (TV Show): I’m a little late, but I recently started watching this due to a friend’s recommendation and I’m glad I took it. The zombie apocalypse drama, based on the graphic...

In Our Heads- Korbl Klimecki

November 7, 2012

TV- “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” Season Three Yes, it’s a half-hour toy commercial for pre-pubescent girls. It’s also the creation of Lauren Faust with compelling characters, engrossing...

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