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Point/Counterpoint: Songs with the Same Title

Fallon Manzella-McReady and Darina Lubenov

September 22, 2020

"Suffocate" by Green Day vs. "Suffocate" by Hayd  Darina One of the best songs on the Shenanigans record by Green Day is “Suffocate,” a punk rock song about, well, suffocating. If you don’t listen to the lyrics, the be...

Star Wars Prequels vs. The Hobbit

Tiffany Kajiwara and Danny Kummer

October 3, 2017

Tiffany: Haven’t we done this one before? No? Oh yeah, we did “Lord of the Rings Vs. Game of Thrones” and “Star Wars Vs. Star Trek.” Man, I knew we were running out of ideas, but this is next level. Well, in that case,...

Spider-Man: Maguire vs. Garfield vs. Holland

Nic Baggetto, Trenton Holmquist, and Liam McCarthy

October 3, 2017

Nic: If there’s one character Marvel has milked more than a prize- winning cow at the county fair, it’s Spider-Man. We’re on movie number six now? Well, Tom Holland may be cute and British and Andrew Garfield may be…...

Kawhi Leonard vs. Kevin Durant

Naomi Wiley and Gaby Perez

March 10, 2017

Naomi: Kawhi Leonard has been in the NBA for 6 years versus Kevin Durant who has been in the league for a decade and has made the playoffs almost as many times as Kevin Durant. He’s also a better defensive player than Du...

Lincoln Logs vs. Legos

Danny Kummer and Trenton Holmquist

March 10, 2017

Danny: Lincoln Logs are the ideal building block in young children’s lives. In a world filled with capitalism and options, we need to bring the youth of America back to a simpler narrative. Legos simply give children too...

Taco Bell vs. Chipotle

Nic Baggetto and Tiffany Kajiwara

March 10, 2017

Nic: Devouring greasy fast food is practically an American tradition, and when it comes to selecting concessions, there is no place better than the root of coronary heart disease itself: Taco Bell. You see, the American ...

Hot Dogs vs. Hamburgers

Grace Cloherty and Gaby Perez

February 10, 2017

Grace: Hot dogs are the future. They are efficient and, of course, tasty. You just carry this small tube of deliciousness around. Also, you could put an endless variety of toppings on it. The fact that it’s smaller an...

Glasses vs. Contacts

Tiffany Kajiwara and Naomi Wiley

February 10, 2017

Tiffany: Ah, glasses and contacts, the age old debate over which of the two is better at keeping us from running into walls due to our rapidly progressing blindness. Honestly, if I didn’t have glasses, my head wou...

‘The Simpsons’ vs. ‘Family Guy’

Nic Baggetto and Danny Kummer

February 10, 2017

Nic: From the time I was of age to watch inappropriate late night cartoons (so let’s say five), “The Simpsons” has been a staple of my household. Introduced by showrunner Matt Groening back in the late 1980s, its sarcastic...

Tupac vs. Eminem

Stephanie Tingas and Naomi Wiley

January 9, 2017

Stephanie: First off, Tupac is more soulful and inspirational than his opponent. His lyrics have a deep-rooted meaning to them and display his struggle to make it to where he was. Naomi: Eminem is a lyrical genius; he knows...

Holiday music vs. movies

Gaby Perez and Grace Cloherty

January 9, 2017

Grace: Holiday music has been a staple of Christmastime for years and years. It is one of the things people look forward to the most. It puts everyone in the best of moods for the happiest time of the year. Gaby: Holiday music...

Lord of the Rings vs. Game of Thrones

Nic Baggetto and Jack Stornello

January 9, 2017

Nic: When comparing the expansive nerd bibles that are “Lord of the Rings” and “Game of Thrones,” there is only one clear victor. Adapted from J.R.R Tolkien’s imaginative books of the same name, the “Lord of the Rings”...

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