Archives - Eric Franklin

Rock Repertory Ensemble jams through history

The Rock Repertory Ensemble’s show started informally enough — just an introduction by the group’s director, Chris Meeker, a round…

Republicans are people too

As a card-carrying liberal on a left-leaning campus amid the increasingly dominant (or at least dominantly vocal) left-wing atmosphere that has come to define college culture across much of the United States, I have a confession to make: I kind of like Rand Paul.

Mummies in space: Exciting new astroarchaeological discovery

“I doubt I could have found it if I were looking for it." How a blip on a long range sensor became one of the biggest, recent discoveries in astroarchaeology.

Punxsutawney Phil gives State of the Forest address

From Bernie Loonders to Sean Parrotty, reactions were strong to President Punxsutawney Phil's State of the Forest Address.

The Harry Potter fan’s guide to watching the Super Bowl

Not everyone is a football fan, but it seems like everyone watches the Super Bowl. If you're having trouble understanding what all the hype is about, we've put Super Bowl LII in terms everyone can understand — Harry Potter.

The 12 Days of Trumpmas

A musical recap of all of the gifts our beloved President has given us in his first year in office.

Dora and the Lost Ark: Closure

Before the commercial break, Indiana Jones tackled Dora into some bushes. Angus and Bartholomew were worried about what their daughter might see after the commercials

Learning languages with laughs, part II

The latest installment of Learning Languages with Laughs features talking walls, Bono, Pokémon, Rick and Morty, and of course more Russian words!

We must be feminists

“God, not another one,” I thought. “What a shame.” That’s how I reacted when I learned about the allegations (since…

Picolas Cage: Tokyo Cage

We made it for two hours before I saw the red and blue lights. We had discussed this possibility, but there's really no hiding a giant six-foot pickle hitched on to the back of a motorcycle