Celebrating Fifty Years of Doctor Who

By Katelyn Stafford

Doctor Who turned fifty this year, and the BBC’s celebrations have culminated in an anniversary special that aired in late November. To clarify, the show itself has turned 50 this year; the eponymous time-traveling alien, on the other hand, has been saving humanity from Daleks and Cybermen for about 900 years give or take, making him very old. If all that sounded like complete gibberish, then fear not! This article is here to answer the semi-centennial question: Doctor Who? Continue reading “Celebrating Fifty Years of Doctor Who”

Better Know a Celtic: Lindsay O’Leary

1. When and how did you come to Carlow?  October 8, 2013, is my one year anniversary of joining the Carlow community. Before coming to Carlow, I was the PR, Marketing, and Digital Project Manager of the Mattress Factory museum of contemporary art on Pittsburgh’s North Side. I’m now the Web Content Editor in University Communications and External Relations up on the mysterious 6th floor of Antonian. I think the mystery is only because the elevator doesn’t make it up this far. I assisted Kristin Raup, Director of Web Communications, in launching the new carlow.edu in August. I’m the person behind Carlow’s Facebook, … Continue reading Better Know a Celtic: Lindsay O’Leary

Star-Gazing with Gravity

By Katelyn Stafford Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity is the season’s first early bird Oscar contender, but a sweep might be a tad difficult as within the entire movie, we see only three characters on screen. The third character isn’t actually a person at all but Space itself, which provides a breathtaking but dizzying backdrop to the movie. For those that steer clear of roller-coasters and get sick during a car ride, this movie will need to be watched with Dramamine as the cinematography perfectly depicts a zero gravity atmosphere with the audience tumbling through space right alongside the characters. George Clooney … Continue reading Star-Gazing with Gravity

Horoscopes

by D. Griff Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You’re faced with a choice, and it all comes down to compassion vs. self-interest. Given who you are, it’s likely that you side with others, but that should end up helping your spirit in the long run. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 22) All eyes are on you — but in a good way! You should find that you’re solidly in the spotlight as your recent actions make you look better than ever. It’s a great time to give a speech! Capricorn (Dec. 23-Jan. 20) A glimmer of understanding blossoms into full-on enlightenment fairly early … Continue reading Horoscopes