Anita Sarkeesian speaks to HPU about the misrepresentation of women in video games

By: Jodi Guglielmi As a part of High Point University’s Communication Week, award-winning media critic Anita Sarkeesian spoke to students and faculty about the dangers of the different negative misrepresentations of women in pop culture. Focusing specifically on the portrayal of women in video games, Sarkeesian started a web series called “Feminine Frequency” in which she…

High profile cases put pressure on court process

By: Jodi Guglielmi Justin Bieber arrested for drunken driving. Lindsey Lohan sent to jail for drug possession. Casey Anthony found “Not Guilty” of murdering her daughter. These are the headlines that at some point you could read in nearly every newspaper in the country. While some cases make national news, local news outlets also pick…

Strange and unusual crimes add excitement to court

Court is boring. Unless you are watching “Law and Order” or following a nationally covered case, court is just a tedious and time-consuming process- or at least that’s the common conception. However, sitting in your courthouse for a couple hours can be more entertaining than the best episode of “Law and Order.” According to the…