2018 has been a fantastic year for comics and it is a great time to start reading. New readers have new places to jump in and it’s the easiest time to start reading. Marvel started a “Fresh Start” initiative relaunching a lot of comics, giving great places for readers to start. There’s a new…
Scientists have used the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) and its radio “vision” to detect the first known orbital motion from a pair of supermassive black holes in a galaxy 750 million light-years from Earth.
A team of astronomers at the University of Cambridge have just discovered the smallest star ever measured. The tiny twinkle is only slightly larger than Saturn, but has a gravitational strength about 300 times greater than that of Earth.
A total solar eclipse will be visible from Western Europe, Northeastern Asia, Northwestern Africa, North America, the northern half of South America and various parts of the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans on August 21. A solar eclipse occurs whenever the moon comes between Earth and the…
If you’ve ever caught yourself lying in bed staring at the App Store, deciding whether or not to download Tinder, you’re not the only one. If you’ve ever caught yourself constantly deleting and re-downloading Tinder, trust me, you’re not the only one.
Summer lovin’ is not as easy as the movies make it look. Being in college, the odds of you and your significant other being in the same place over the summer is slim. Long distance relationships are definitely a challenge, however they are not impossible to maintain. Here are some tips for h…
Envision for a moment that you are a photon — a small, discrete bundle of light traveling the universe on your own except you have a soulmate which was affixed to you since your moment of inception. Regardless of the distance between the two of you, be it the length of a ruler or the width o…
Physics is an amazing subject which very few people end up studying. Physics governs everything that makes the universe function, from your cell phone to stars and planets. Having a good understanding of physics is important because it allows you to analytically critique anything and everyth…
Summer is here, which means it’s time for internships, vacations and, usually, a break from college classes and homework. For college students, flights and long vacations are sometimes out of our budgets, but road trips are a lot more affordable.
Friday night, the St. Louis Blues faced off against the Nashville Predators in the second round of the NHL playoffs.
The NHL playoffs are in full swing, and the St. Louis Blues are facing off against the Nashville Predators in hopes to become champions of the Central Division and win series two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Union of European Football Associations Champions League semifinal is set. Real Madrid will play rival Atlético Madrid, as Juventus will face AS Monaco. All four teams have beaten tough opponents and have proven on the pitch why they deserve to be champion.
With warm weather, flexible schedules and a break from classes for most students, summer is the perfect time to travel. However, finding the money explore the world isn’t always easy. I’ve put together 5 tips to help you travel on any budget:
I’m an avid fan of Chicago sports. I spent my childhood watching Bulls games with my grandma. When I got my driver’s license at 16, the first thing I did was buy a Blackhawks lanyard for my keys. Nov. 3, 2016, I spent the night crying and hugging strangers in a bar as the Cubs finally ended …
Even though “Destiny 2” (Xbox One, PS4, PC) was recently announced, now is actually the perfect time to jump into the original “Destiny” (Xbox One, PS4).
Anyone who watches even the slightest bit of NBA basketball should have caught wind of the season Russell Westbrook is having. I was going to precede “season” with legendary, unbelievable or breathtaking, but none of those words do it justice. The stats he has posted deserve their own unique…
I love makeup. I enjoy trying new palettes and lipsticks, and just expressing myself through it. Some days I have time to put my full face on, and other days half face, but lately it’s been no makeup at all for me due to time constraints.
Choosing what you want to do with your life is a dreaded topic when you encounter your first step of adulthood. Whether this is a trade, the military or college, a choice has to be made. For students at SIUE, we chose college. Half of the decision has already been made — we know we want a degree.
Throughout my teenage years and even now, I have been lucky enough to have clear skin. I still break out every once in awhile, but nothing severe enough to make me feel self-conscious about my skin.
After the 108-year drought, the Chicago Cubs ended not only the longest drought in MLB history, but in all of professional sports. Will the Cubs secure another World Series? We all hope not. Here are five teams with the capability of blanking the Cubs in the postseason.
I don’t know about you, but almost everyone I went to high school with could not wait to graduate and get as from away from their hometown as humanly possible … or so they thought.
Netflix announced its new partnership with the CW last summer, which now gives users shorter wait times for their favorite network television shows.
Often times, I get online and I see people express thousands of misconceptions when it comes to makeup. Some people think women who use makeup are insecure, some people think it is too much and some are like me — they just don’t care what people do with it.
The Blues extended their point streak to six games and improved to 10-2-1 this month after leaving the Arizona Coyotes in the dust during Monday nights game, winning 4-1.
These might not be the kind of mushrooms you were hoping for after you read the title of this blog post, but let me assure you, you won’t regret knowing about these.
The St. Louis Blues are on a roll after winning nine out of their last ten games. The Blues defeated the Vancouver Canucks Thursday night 4-1.
If you haven’t heard of the TV series “This is Us,” you have to be living under a rock. You should probably clear the next 18 hours of your schedule so you can finish the first season because you won’t be able to stop after just one episode.
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been in love with Disney movies, especially the ones that center around princesses. Of course, we all had our favorite princess that we obsessed over and related to the most out of the bunch, and for me, that was the bookworm herself, Belle.
“Get Out” premiered in theatres Feb. 24, and ever since, it has been the movie everyone has been talking about. The director and producer put a satirical spin on a classic horror movie plot. “Get Out” ingeniously uses common archetypes and themes from horror movies to reveal truths about pas…
I know it’s not for everyone. It takes a certain personality for a person to get excited about spending their break slaving over a porch or landscaping. However, if possible, students should strive to volunteer more. Whether it is in their own backyard or 250 miles away, service is key for a…
As February winds down, that can only mean one thing for every college basketball fan; March Madness is right around the corner. Many factors can still determine the seeding such as out-right regular season champions, conference tournament champions or other big seeds losing.
We’ve all made that silent promise of kicking the bad habit of all those late night McDonald’s runs and quick pick-me-ups in between classes that are filled with grease and processed ingredients, but we still go back to them.
March is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing — spring break. If you’re one of the lucky few, you’ll be headed to the beach for a week of sun, sand and copious amounts of alcohol (if you’re of the legal drinking age, of course). Unfortunately for some, their week will be spe…
“For me, when everything goes wrong, that’s when adventure starts” is one of my favorite quotes by Yvon Chouinard. Nothing so accurately describes this adventurous feeling of being safe when there is absolute chaos around you. Traveling is escaping your own reality, whether it be on a hike o…
Recently, Rachael Ray has given individuals with vision loss the ability to see their loved ones. While her cooking is certainly magic, she’s not talented enough to accomplish this feat on her own—she’s purchased an eSight headset.
Throughout history, there have always been groups of people who have stood up for a cause or wanted to enact change— whether it be for rights of a certain group, breaking through the barriers of oppression or standing up for something many knew was morally wrong.
Black History Month is an annual celebration for black Americans to appreciate and recognize the role that African Americans in the past have played in the success of not only black people but the entire American population.
Almost everyone is looking to save a pretty penny when shopping, especially for makeup. All makeup lovers know tools and products can rob the bank account. Here are a few products and tools that can alleviate how much money is spent next time you are in need of a makeup haul.
The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are set to play in the Super Bowl, Sunday, Feb. 5. The Patriots, with their experience, strong defense, powerful offense and great coaching, should be able to defeat the Falcons and claim the title of Super Bowl LI Champions.
We’ve all probably sifted through a pile of rocks one time or another, whether it be in a gift shop, at the playground or near the edge of a river bank. However, you may not have realized that those seemingly unremarkable stones possess great energy.
Midway through the 2016 National Basketball Association regular season, it is time to check in on potential MVP candidates. I am going to run through my top five candidates and why they deserve MVP recognition.