Post Tagged with: "Column"

Get To Know The Wise Girl

November 13, 2014 11:35 am28 comments

This is it. The very beginning of The Tower’s first advice column. Isn’t it exciting? I realized a while ago that The Tower needed something a little different; something that involves you! My initial idea for this column was to have people in Arcadia’s community ask questions about fashion, how to […]

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Midnight Buds and Frozen Bugs

March 17, 2014 11:59 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous bug…” ― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis   The Famous & the Sleepless: Groucho Marx The infamous dry wit of Groucho Marx is well known through his […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Three

9:00 pm11 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Jim Murphy – 1B How many minor league baseball players can you name who have sold raffle tickets for a fan to win their car? Probably none, right? Well, now you can name one: Jim Murphy. The Reading Fightin’ Phils first baseman allowed the Fightins to sell tickets to fans […]

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Happy News #5 – It’s Cold, Bee Kind to Bees, and Octopus Penises

7:00 pm5 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Happy News So we’ve been having some pretty strange weather lately.  Even a sweater weather lover like myself is 306% done with this snow!  And right now, it’s even worse than snow!  It’s nasty, mushy, cold, grayish crap covering all the outdoor surfaces!  Weirdly enough, this winter we have had […]

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The Bling Ring: A Guide to Jewelry

5:00 pm31 comments
Photo: Melanie Martin

I have never been much of a jewelry lover. Whether it’s the tangles of necklaces or the clasps of bracelets, I have found jewelry to be more trouble than it’s worth. However, as I grew into an adult, my appreciation for jewelry has grown as well. I have always loved […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Two

February 1, 2014 12:00 pm6 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Zach Collier – LF The 2008 draft was good to the Philadelphia Phillies. Players who have recently started seeing some time in the majors, such as Jon Pettibone, Jarred Cosart (currently playing for the Houston Astros), Vance Worley, and Michael Stutes were all signed in that draft. But 6’2” left-handed […]

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Happy News #4: Valentines, Awkward Russian Turtles, and Sweet Chocolaty Goodness

January 28, 2014 12:00 pm4 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Happy News: Happy Valentines Day! Also, Happy Olympics to those of you who are following it. They seem to be off to a very interesting start. The Winter Olympics are currently being held in Sochi, Russia. There has been a lot of political turmoil over this due to the recent […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part One

January 1, 2014 12:00 pm18 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Seth Rosin – RHP Seth Rosin, a 6’6” 250lb. North Dakota native, was acquired from the San Francisco Giants in the (second) Hunter Pence trade. The 24-year-old was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week in late May of the 2013 season. He had the most wins for the […]

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The Happiness Column: Fire-Tailed Border Cocker

December 8, 2013 3:03 am18 comments

Happy News: I’d like to start off this week’s column with little motivation; motivation not to gain the “freshmen 15”.  Last weekend, I learned what doctors do for patients that can’t use standard MRI machines because of their weight.   They send them to SeaWorld.  Sounds odd, right?  They send them […]

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Happy News #3

December 6, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Photo: Christina Yee

Happy News: This week’s happiest news is that Justin Bieber was arrested! That was actually a joke, there were far more interesting and happier things that happened this week, but I must admit it feels kind of wonderful that that little twerp finally got what was coming. Remember that time […]

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