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Michael Sullivan

February 2, 2011

Your roommate is casually better than you

Good morning, sleepyhead. Did it feel nice waking up at 2 p.m. because you don’t have any Wednesday classes? It sure must’ve been. But don’t ask your roommate, because he was up at 5 to squeeze in his daily cardio regimen before his 8 a.m. Multivariable Calculus class. He has no idea what it’s like... MORE »

January 30, 2011

Crit Studies student sez: A paint party that could have used some color correction

Between “Inglourious Basterds,” “Drag Me to Hell” and “District 9,” I thought 2009 was the year of mismarketing, but I’m guessing the hosts of last evening’s Get Painted and Plastered Party were going for some ill-advised revivalism. Not only was there an insufficient volume of paint, there was an insufficient volume of alcohol. Or at... MORE »

January 25, 2011

New apartment complexes to house Gateway overflow

Two new apartment complexes are in the midst of construction on Figueroa Street to accommodate University Gateway’s student overflow. The new structures — one at Figueroa and 27th aptly named West 27th Place, and the other, an as-yet-unnamed complex just north of the Vagabond Motel — aim to address the profound demand for overpriced student... MORE »

December 11, 2010

Fed up Marshall student finally looks up ‘synergy’

After more than two years of general frustration, Marshall junior Sasha Heinz finally caved in and looked up the word “synergy” on Tuesday. “You know, I’d had enough,” Heinz recalled. “I was studying for one of my finals, another test based on rote memorization of arbitrary terms, when I’d decided I’d had enough.” The final... MORE »