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The popular show ran from 2005 to 2013 with a total of nine seasons.

Unpopular opinion: ‘The Office (US)’ is overrated

By Angelina Padilla-Tompkins, Editor-in-Chief | September 26, 2022

There is no denying that “The Office” is a popular television show. I have never been a fan. I tried, I really did, but just can’t see the humor in it.  The show is extremely slow-moving; I can barely sit through an entire episode. There is...

TV shows are great for more than just mindless binge watching. Television gives us couples to look up to and envy the relationships they have on screen.

5 TV shows worth watching again

By Ariel Morris, Lifestyle writer | January 23, 2022

Some of the best TV shows ever aired have created so much nostalgia through past generations. Shows that brought us entertainment, inspiration, growth and knowledge left a memorable mark on many and are still loved and rewatched to this day. These shows...

Television’s odd couples ease doubt

By Aymie Telinski | February 12, 2014

Television’s most dysfunctional couples can help your Valentine’s Day insecurities.5. Fitz, Olivia Pope and Mellie Grant of “Scandal”President Fitzgerald Grant or Fitz, has a lot of nerve cheating on the First Lady with Olivia Pope. Mellie Grant...

Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) is a suburban drug dealer in Weeds, which is in its final season.

Final season breakdown

By Sarah Contreras | August 27, 2012

Sarah Contreras Columnist While most students think of fall as “back to school” time, I look forward to this time of year for a much less academic reason: the fall TV lineup. I’ve taken it upon myself to study fall returns and cancellations like...

Rumors swirl around demise of ‘The Office’

By Shelby Devitt | February 8, 2012

It's been obvious to dedicated fans of The Office that the show's best years are over, but it's been a long, aggravating decline to the certain demise of the NBC comedy hit. New rumors concerning cast members indicate the end truly is near.There has been...