Author Archives: Sara Danver

Sara thought she was way too cool for Harry Potter at age 10. Of course, that meant she was destined to fall in love with it by the time she was 11. As a fourth year, Foreign Affairs major at the University of Virginia, she has no idea what she wants to do in life, except travel, eat and read. Oh, and continue to decrease worldsuck with the coolest organization ever, of course.

My Sister Describes this as “Newsroom Feels”

For those of you who have read my blogs before, you know that I’m a bit of an Aaron Sorkin fan girl. For those of you who haven’t, well… I’m a bit of an Aaron Sorkin fan girl. So you better believe that I sat down for the first episode of the Newsroom (and every […]

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In Which We Remember We’re Supposed to Learn Things

Musings on the value of education.

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Apparently, Women Exist.

So last night I was watching the Daily Show and Jon Stewart did a segment on whether or not the war on women was an actual thing, or a construction of the liberal media as Fox News said. To be fair, we have a startling habit in this country of declaring war against all sorts […]

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Avocados, Banned Books and Pining for Rose Tyler (Don’t worry…it’ll make sense later)

So the new Doctor Who companion was announced. In my personal opinion, she’s adorable and I can’t wait to see her out-speed the Doctor. Also, I love avocados and I think they should be a part of all of life’s important moments. Also I miss Marks and Spencer’s. End tangent. The point is that as […]

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HPA, Meet New York Times.

The Harry Potter Alliance is in the New York Times!! I mean, how cool is that?!

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Where Did All My TV Shows Go?

Sara starts off her weekly television column with the observation…that there’s nothing on.

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I live in two worlds

This month’s a big one. We’re kicking off our first Hunger Games Campaign with Hunger Is NOT A Game and March 8th is International Women’s Day so for the next week, we’re going to be celebrating women in our blog and on our site! Women play a huge role in the global infrastructure and in […]

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Watching T.V. is bad for you. It’s going to rot your brain. That said…

Is television a brainwashing tool or an art form of literary proportions? Tell us what you think…

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The HPA Joins Project 4 Awesome

So, What’s this P4A thing? In 2007, Project 4 Awesome began as a modest project. The idea was to take over YouTube so that for one day Nerdfightaria would take over YouTube. Everyone who posted a video on December 17, 2007 would include the Project 4 Awesome thumbnail or image in their video, and then […]

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Wrock the Vote

As summer wizard rock tours near their close this week, we here at the Harry Potter Alliance have an important question for you. Have you WROCKED the VOTE? Of course, by this we mean have you registered to vote? How about your friends? And your family? If not, there is still plenty of time. Click […]

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