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Why "13 Reasons Why" gets it right

It has been over 5 months since the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why first aired, but the talk surrounding this teen drama shows no signs of wearing down.

Teen life revolves around award-winning Norwegian drama

No one expected a new show from NRK (a Norwegian government-owned radio and television company) targeted towards older teens to become as popular as it did. The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation wanted to draw in the demographic they lost the most to Netflix by creating a show based on what real teenagers in Oslo, Norway do, think and say.

Going global

Times have changed since 1999 when Dirk Nowitzki was the only foreign basketball player drafted in the top fifteen to have not played for a team in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The lone wolf terrorist

Yonathan Melaku is a clear reminder, even 10 years after the most deadly terrorist attack on U.S. soil, that terrorism is still present in our society.

Taking a timeout

After months of scrutiny and an ongoing investigation over the Buckeye football squad scandal, Jim Tressel's resignation brings an end to a great coaching legacy. It was the best way for Tressel to save face before things truly hit the fan.

A changing of the guard

Prior to the 2011 NBA season, people might not have predicted an Eastern and Western conference finals consisting of Heat-Bulls and Thunder-Mavericks, respectively. But the fact that different franchises are emerging is a great thing for the league and it provides high entertainment value for fans.
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