Sunday Night Wrapup: Endeavor Soars, Emmys Tonight!

Be Well Week is in full drive here on the hilltop! From meditation to yoga and snatching free turkey burgers on Copley lawn, it’s safe to say that the first week has been a success! Whether you spent your attention on be(ing) well this week or keeping up with the increasing pace of coursework, here is the Sunday Night Wrapup to keep you up to date:

  • Endeavor officially concluded NASA’s thirty-year shuttle program by its flight as is toured over the Golden Gate Bridge and across the country. #spottheshuttle made it’s away around social media and over 5,000 people eagerly awaited it’s final descent in Los Angeles.
  • The Emmys are tonight, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel! Turn on your televisions or your live stream on computers around 5 pm to tune in. If you still don’t know who’s in the running, check out the complete list of nominations. Here’s to hoping your favorite shows win!
  • Protests ensue after the release of an anti-Islam film. The spokesman of the Prime Minister of Pakistan condemned the $100,000 bounty placed on the filmmaker. Due to current instability, US citizens are advised not to travel to Pakistan.
  •  With much anticipation “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” finally hit theaters this week! Though on limited release, overall positive reviews respond to Emma Watson’s American accent and Logan Lerman’s “socially inept” Charlie.


Sunday Night Wrapup: Nats Lose, Nicki Wins

With Dis-Orientation this weekend, it’s safe to guess that the senior class doesn’t have a clue what’s going on in the news. For the class of 2013 (and everybody else out there), here’s the Sunday Night Wrapup to bring you up to speed.

  • Prince Harry was confirmed safe in Afghanistan this Friday after there was a Taliban attack on an airstrip close to Camp Bastion, the base where he is currently stationed with the British Army. Sadly, two U.S. marines stationed at Camp Leatherneck were killed during the attack.
  • Unfortunately, the Nationals lost both of their games against the Braves this weekend, 1-2 on Friday and 4-5 on Saturday. However, the Nationals currently lead the National League East by 6.5 games.
  • New judges for American Idol were officially announced this Sunday! Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban, Randy Jackson, and Mariah Carey will be taking seats behind the judges’ table for season 12, which starts on Sunday.
  • With only a week until the Emmys, everyone should begin to plan their viewing party. Check out the nominations and see if any of your favorite shows are in the running. Who will win? Will there be any upsets? We’ll just have to wait and see.