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Kanye West’s attitude teaches lesson of self-empowerment

Danny Fookson, columnist

April 12, 2015

“Every move a person makes is not going to be correct. Everything a person says is not going to be well timed, but sometimes those mistimed moves can inspire the next generation.” Who said it? Steve Jobs? No. Walt Disney? ...

Love lost in Valentine’s Day drama

Danny Fookson, columnist

February 15, 2015

Roses are red, violets are blue, please don’t stop reading this article. Anyway, It came and went, and now it’s back once more: Valentine’s Day, my least favorite holiday of the year. I’m not scornful about some traumat...

Birdman toys with cognitive twists: Keaton’s character haunted by his past in comedy, drama

Danny Fookson, columnist

December 19, 2014

I left Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) feeling like I had just witnessed my first poetry slam. An eccentric drum beat gave rhythm to the film as Michael Keaton, Ed Norton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis and Naomi ...

Locker room stench deems avoidable, change needed

Danny Fookson, Columnist

December 4, 2014

Listen up, Glenbrook South. How’s block schedule goin’ for ya? Don’t answer aloud, or you’ll look like a weirdo talking to your computer. Back to blocks, people! Blocks are long. This year we had to adjust. In one sitti...

Gap year provides students opportunity to mature

Danny Fookson, columnist

November 7, 2014

Attention, South students. I have something that can save your future. I know, what you just read probably sounded like one of those annoying infomercials urging you, high school teenagers, to buy Life Alert. It’s useless. But...

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