7 Things To Get Hyped For 'Arrow' Season 7

7 Things To Get Hyped For 'Arrow' Season 7

See what's in store for this fall's most anticipated premiere.
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Just a couple weeks ago, geeks and disappointed mothers around the globe watched the epic finale of Arrow’s sixth season. The CW’s super-powered drama left me too hyped to focus on finals. So here are seven reasons to pawn your textbooks for a new TV before this fall:

1. Soft reboot.

Season five’s explosive final moments did everything but give a signed guarantee to promise viewers a complete overhaul in season six. In hindsight, it was probably a bit unreasonable and morbid to expect the writers to kill off the entire cast aside from the title character, but I would've settled for one decaying series regular. Instead, all of our heroes survived and Oliver picked up the exhilarating responsibilities of fatherhood.

Since then, the Arrow showrunners had undergone a massive change of heart as this finale didn't just bring the death of longtime ally and obstacle Quentin Lance, but also Oliver Queen’s public admission to being the Green Arrow and his incarceration into a maximum security prison. While The Flash pulled a similar conflict in its midseason finale, Arrow is better known for emphasizing the significance of these big events, and I'm eager to see what the fundamental dynamics of the show shift to this Fall.

2. Arsenal returns

The past three years haven't been kind to the Green Arrow’s former sidekick with Roy Harper aka Arsenal only making three appearances on the show since he framed himself as the green-hooded vigilante to protect Oliver. However, with Quentin Lance exiting the show, it’s been confirmed that the Emerald Archer’s ruby accomplice will be filling that role as a season regular once again. Last we saw of Roy, he went off with Oliver’s sister on a MacGuffin hunt, so we’ll soon see what pulls him away from that mission and back into the limelight.

3. Putting the GOAT In goatee


Part-time vigilante and full-time enchanting personage Stephen Amell has been teasing the idea of Oliver Queen’s hallmark goatee appearing in Arrow for quite a while now, even going as far as to promise that we’d see it on the show before its end. We've waited anxiously, and it appears that our impatience will finally be rewarded as Amell confirmed at Motor City Comic Con that the Green Arrow will don a classic comic book look for season seven. Even if the season’s plot ends up resembling season four rather than season one, it will all be worth it for a glimpse of that glorious goatee. I suppose this would be a better time than any for it, since a beard that distinctive could become something of an inconvenience for somebody trying to keep their vigilantism under wraps.

4. A caped and cowled crossover

If for nothing else, the Arrowverse is renowned for its escalation. Its annual crossovers between shows has gone from a two-person team up against C-list rogues to a twenty hero army against a parallel universe Nazi army of the heroes. This year, at New York City Center, Amell and CW President Mark Pedowitz announced that Batwoman and Gotham City will debut in this December’s crossover event. As of now, Batman lore had only been explicitly referenced on the CW a handful of times, and although we won't be seeing the brooding bat himself anytime soon, this is the biggest step the Arrowverse has ever taken towards that.

5. The longbow hunters

Arrow has a history of teasing its next season’s big bad in the prior season; one example being when Ra's Al Ghul egged on Oliver to capture Damien Darhk in season 3. In this year’s finale, word got to Team Arrow that Ricardo Diaz has allied himself with the infamous Longbow Hunters. One of the most renown Green Arrow story arcs from the comics went by the same name and it saw the character take on a much darker tone for the first time, but that isn't the only influence the story has had on the show thus far. Both Shado and Fyers appeared in the comic and both were series regulars in season one.

It is doubtful that season seven will mirror that story as much as it will the newer reference to the group of Green Arrow villains, led by Richard Dragon aka Ricardo Diaz, that teamed up in the name of killing him. The team included Count Vertigo, Red Dart, Brick, and Killer Moth, half of whom we have already seen on the show, so we’ll see who makes up the supervillain team in the televised version in just a few months.

6. New airtime

It's time to get some housekeeping out of the way. As of now, Arrow will be airing new episodes on Monday nights instead of Thursday nights. They will go on at 9 PM EST immediately following Legends of Tomorrow. Season seven will premiere on October 8th so shoot an arrow at your calendar.

7. Bye bye, Guggenheim

After six years of overseeing Arrow’s writing and production, co-creator Marc Guggenheim will be stepping down as executive producer in favor of a role as executive consultant. Ever since co-creator Greg Berlanti left Arrow to jumpstart The Flash, Guggenheim has been the butt of everyone’s blame for the show’s quality declining. Whether or not there's a causation between Guggenheim’s control growing and the show’s writing worsening doesn't appear to be of consequence anymore. The show’s future has now been left in the hands of Beth Schwartz, who Berlanti described as “a source of some of the show’s most exciting and memorable moments from the beginning,” so she has my full confidence that she'll bring the convicted vigilante, the Longbow Hunters, and that jaw-dropping goatee to a new and compelling direction come the premiere.

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9 Eligible Princes You Need To Know About Now That Prince Harry Is Off The Market

You too could have a Meghan Markle fairytale
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Prince Harry's royal wedding is officially over and there won't be another British royal wedding for quite some time now, as Prince George is way too young to start thinking about that. Fortunately, there are plenty of other countries with plenty of other princes that are still eligible bachelors at the moment. Lucky for you, I did my research and compiled a list of all the eligible princes you need to know about know that Prince Harry has tied the knot with Meghan Markle.

1. Prince Louis of Luxembourg (31)

Prince Louis is the third son of the Grand Duke Henri and Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg. He has recently become a bachelor again after his separation with his wife of 10 years, Princess Tessy.

Fun Fact: He graduated from Richmond, The American International University of London with a BA in Communications. He can also speak Luxembourgish (the fact that's even a language is fun fact by itself), French, German, and English fluently.

2. Prince Sebastien of Luxembourg (26)

Prince Sebastien is the youngest child of the Grand Duke Henri and Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg, so if you marry him, you'll probably never actually be queen because he's pretty far removed from the throne. However, he's relatively young and single, so best of luck.

Fun Fact: For some bizarre reason, this prince actually went to college in Ohio. He played rugby and graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2015. Now, he is back in his home country and is an officer in the Luxembourg Army.

3. Prince Phillipos of Greece and Denmark (34)

You read that correctly, Prince Phillipos is the prince of not one, but two countries. He is the youngest son of King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie of Greece and Denmark. Unfortunately, Greece abolished their monarchy, so he's a prince in name only there.

Fun Fact: Like Prince Sebastien, Prince Phillipos also went to college in the United States. He earned his B.A. in foreign relations from Georgetown University in 2008. Fortunately, for us American girls, he is actually still living in the US and he works in New York City as an analyst at Ortelius Capital.

4. Prince Albert of Thurn and Taxis (34)

Ever heard of Thurn and Taxis? No? Me neither. Anyways, Prince Albert is from the House of Thurn and Taxis, which is essentially a very old German aristocratic family. He is the son of Prince Johannes XI of Thurn and Taxis and Countess Gloria of Schonburg Glauchau. His family is well known for their breweries and castles, so unless you're gluten-free, you can't really complain.

Fun Fact: He's not just a prince. He's also a racecar driver and 10 years ago he was ranked 11th on Forbes Magazine's List of The 20 Hottest Young Royals.

5. Prince Mateen of Brunei (26)

Prince Mateen is basically like all the guys you already know, except he's royalty. He's the prince of Brunei, which is a small country on the island of Borneo, south of Vietnam. He is one of the five sons of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and he also has seven sisters. Maybe that's a little different than the guys you know, but one thing he takes very seriously, just like most frat guys, is his Instagram.

Fun Fact: Mateen enjoys playing polo, flying in his private plane, cuddling cute wild animals, and keeping up his Insta game with 890k followers. You can follow him @tmski.

6. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai (35)

Sheikh Hamdan also has a killer Instagram with 6.3 million followers. Anyways, Sheikh Hamdan is the billionaire crown prince of Dubai and the second son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and essentially the king of Dubai (Emir). He's actually next in line for the throne because his older brother died in 2015.

Fun Fact: Hamdan's hobbies include skydiving, zip lining, and diving, just to name a few, so if you're an adrenaline junkie, Sheikh Hamdan is the prince for you.

7. Prince Hussein of Jordan (23)

Prince Hussain is the son of the extremely beautiful, Queen Rania and Abdullah II of Jordan and next in line for the Jordanian throne. At 23, he's already a second lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces and he was the youngest person ever to chair a UN Security Council Meeting


Fun Fact: Like Prince Phillippos, Prince Hussain also graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.. Also, like Prince Mateen and Prince Hamdan, he's Insta famous with 1.3 million followers and you can follow him @alhusseinjo.

8. Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece and Denmark (19)

Like Prince Phillipos, Prince Constantine-Alexios also has two countries. Lucky for us though, he is also living in the US right now attending Georgetown University in Washington D.C. (like pretty much every other prince, amirite?) He is the oldest son of Crown Princess Marie-Chantal and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece.

Fun Fact: He's Prince William's godson, so that's pretty neat. However, if that wasn't cool enough, you might like to know that this Greek/Danish prince was actually born in New York. Oh yeah, you can also follow him on Instagram @alexiosgreece where he has 88.7k followers.

9. Prince Joachim of Belgium (26)

Prince Joachim of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este is the third child of Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium. Although he bears the title, "Prince of Belgium," he is also Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, and Prince of Modena. Unfortunately, he'll probably never actually be king in any of these countries as he is ninth in line to the Belgian throne.

Fun Fact: Prince Joachim has degrees in economics, management, and finance, but he decided to join the Nautical School in Brugge after completing college and is currently an officer in the Belgian Navy.

Hope is not lost for all you girls dreaming of finding a Prince Charming that's literally a prince. After reviewing the data, my best advice is to transfer to Georgetown where princes are basically around every corner.

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College Majors as Birds

Birds of a feather flock together.

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Birds have so much personality. While most people think of just robins or sparrows, there are a wide variety of birds with varying appearances, sizes and habitats.

While each student has individual, wonderful qualities, we tend to share some of these great traits with students of a similar study track. You know what they say, after all: Birds of a feather flock together.

Please enjoy this re-imagining of some popular college majors as birds! Feel free to leave a comment on my Facebook wall adding a bird mascot for your own major.

1. Fashion Design

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Their confidence and bold feathers make them great contenders. Was there a better suited option?

2. Engineering

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Engineers are the kings of construction design. This Masked Weaver embodies that ability to work with materials in a clever way.

3. Music

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​Sing sweet Nightingale. ​That little guy's belting his heart out, as I'm sure many music majors do.

4. Political Science

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Our nation's bird represents our nation's leaders perfectly.

5. Philosophy

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Owls are commonly associated with wisdom, a valued facet of philosophy.

6. Nutrition Science

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Anyone who studies dietary science knows you are what you eat. These flamingos get their pink hue from their diet of shrimp.

7. Criminal Justice

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Robin helped Batman, this choice is evident.

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