Myth or Reality?: Non playable characters
BY ORIAN TZIPORA-HAROSH Have you ever wondered how there are always so many people at an airport traveling to the same place as you or from where all the people on your flight came from? How is it possible that all these people are going to the same place... Read more
What Board Game Are You?: Add up your points and learn more about yourself
BY MALIA LAHEY Everyone loves a good board game on a rainy day or to spend quality time with friends and family. Answer the following questions and find out what classic family friendly board game you align best with. Point System: A: 1 point B: 2 points C: 3... Read more
Treat yourself: A list of the most anticipated books of 2021
BY KAMDYN ROHER From social issues to fantasy lands, books can be about just anything, transporting the reader someplace entirely different and picking new parts of their brain each time. People in the reading community constantly have one eye open for the year’s most interesting and anticipated releases from... Read more
Getting the recognition they deserve: An (official) unofficial list of the top five best books authored by Black Americans
BY KAMDYN ROHER With Black History Month coming to a close, it is imperative that Black authors get their well-deserved recognition every day of the year, not just during the month of February. Being exposed to different points of view is vital in becoming a well-rounded individual and these... Read more
Trick or treat: The Lariat staff’s favorite Halloween-y things
BY ADDISON ROBERTS AND KAMDYN ROHER Although Halloween festivities look very different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic Our staff is no different, as our team is filled with a menagerie of people with different tastes. Here are The Lariat 2020-2021 staff’s favorite books, movies, songs and television... Read more
Special spooky episodes: 10 of the best throwback Halloween episodes TV has to offer
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE With Halloween quickly approaching amidst the limitations of COVID-19, the ability to participate in fun Halloween activities is set back due to social distancing. One thing that hasn’t changed though is the collection of Halloween-themed TV show episode reruns. Here are 10 of the best Halloween... Read more
The key health differences: An infographic on COVID-19 versus the flu
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ AND SOFIE KAHLIG In the early stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, tens of thousands of Americans were under the impression that the virus was comparable with that of influenza, the seasonal flu, and no more harmful. A National Public Radio (NPR) poll from March 2020... Read more
Celebrating during COVID: A guide on how to celebrate the upcoming holidays safely
BY SOFIA MENDEZ As 2020 comes to an end, the holiday months start to approach. However, the country must prepare to likely spend the rest of the year living with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s October, November and December celebrations will look somewhat different. September has... Read more
The best of the best: The Lariat staff’s all-time entertainment favorites
BY KAMDYN ROHER It’s no question that some things are better than others; everyone has their favorite book or movie that they consider the best of the best. Our staff is no different, as our team is filled with a menagerie of people with different tastes. Here are The... Read more
DC’s FanDome steals the spotlight from Marvel
BY ADDISON ROBERTS With this year’s ComicCon being entirely virtual and heavily limited, DC Comics has decided to take matters into their own hands and hold an online convention of their own. FanDome streamed live for a full 24 hours on August 22. DC unveiled a whole host of... Read more