Research Topics: Justinian the Second, or Justin Bieber?

As a college student, by now you’ve probably written many, many research papers. And because of this, you’ve (hopefully) learned a great deal about both classical topics (like history) and more modern topics (like pop culture). But which is better to...

The Most Popular of the Urban Legends

Tis the Season to scare the crap out of your friends and roommates and laugh about it later. Or is it? If you watch the 1998 film of “Urban Legends” you will discover there is nothing funny about these tales of fear and death. I’ll admit that I laugh at most horror...

The Pop Geek Playlist: Gaza!

Guyane is a devastatingly beautiful country of stark contrast. She’s a land very few have heard of let alone stepped foot in. Her land is green lush forest – Mother Nature’s is just waiting to take back what’s hers, if you aren’t kind to...

The Pop Geek Playlist: Come va?

This week NSCS is bringing you music from the Repubblica italiana. The music of the Italian Republic ranges from across imported and native sources. And, is considered a cultural marker of national identity, holding an important position in both society and...

The Pop Geek Playlist: ¿Qué tal?

Todo bien in Costa Rica! With summer nearing an end, it’s those last moments of exploration that you need to sneak it. So, this week NSCS is bringing you a little of the “old” mixed with the “new.” With music ranging from Costa Rican...