The Epitaph

What makes a break a good break?

What makes a break a good break?

By Tamar Gilad

May 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Tamar Gilad

The approach of a break is always a sign of hope for high school students. Break means no early morning alarms, lectures, pop quizzes or tests. It is hailed as a time for rest and relaxation, and for most high school students, as a getaway from school. Unfortunately, breaks always have an en...

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

By Tamar Gilad

April 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Tamar Gilad, Uncategorized

'Tea.’ A three letter word that was once just a simple hot cup of water with herbs, is now a commonly known slang word referring to gossip. According to Merriam Webster, the word’s popularity and common use is owed to the drag culture. With all of the hustle and bustle in the drag world, there is l...

Winchester: Spook or Spoof?

By Tamar Gilad

March 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Tamar Gilad

W ith the exception of Helen Mirren’s tasteful performance, the Spierig brothers’ “Winchester” is  another movie to be added to the list of cliché horror films. Based on true events, the movie is set in the 1900s in the dark and unusual San Jose mansion of Sarah Winchester, the widow of a gun...