The Falconer

Glorification of torture as entertainment is reprehensible

Jordyn Elliot, Guest Reporter

February 15, 2013

As I sat in the darkened theatre, tears poured down my face in a ceaseless flow. A man is hanging from the ceiling by his wrists, a bag has been placed over his head, and the conservative Muslim has his genitals exposed before...

Opinion: Adolescent mental health system is failing patients

Abby Seitz, Sports Director

January 7, 2013

In a country where one in five Americans under 18 have a diagnosable mental disorder, there is a major gap in both understanding and treating mental illness among adolescents. The flawed mental health system results from a lack...

"Red": Fourth album sells Swiftly

Maddie Lemelin, Features/Arts Director

January 4, 2013

“YES!! FINALLY!!” I screamed, when Taylor Swift’s new album, Red, hit stores on Oct 22. And, yes, the album is spectacular. T-Swift maintains the “I hate you, you loser!” aspect to her break-up songs, and it’s perfectl...

Playoff predictions pick Patriots

Josh Henry, Design Editor

January 4, 2013

Heading into week 14 the playoff picture is beginning to take form. The Texans, Falcons, and Ravens are pulling ahead of the pack, while the Chiefs, Jets, and Panthers are competing to be the worst teams in the league. In the...

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