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Posey for president: Baseball, politics go head to head

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-10-31T12:13:00Z"/> opinion Ian Scerri-Martin<p class="p1">Who cares about Mitt Romney’s take on foreign policy when Pablo Sandoval hits a home run in three straight at-bats?</p> <p class="p4"><span class="s4">Never mind the fact that a presidential elec...

WREC needs to clean up facility, procedures

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-03-29T17:08:00Z"/> opinion Joanna Hass It's big, beautiful and blah, blah, blah. But with winter in the middle of a long tearful goodbye, bikini season has us all in the crosshairs, so let me be the first to end this love affair we're having with the Wildcat Recreation Center. An acce...

Suck it up: first world problems blown out of proportion

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-12-02T08:00:00Z"/> opinion Tara Miller“The Internet’s too slow.” “My phone isn’t getting any service.” While we don’t automatically smash our electronic devices into pieces when we face these types of problems, our reactions sometimes reach melodramatic levels. W...

Beautiful campus enhances school pride

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-04-02T15:02:00Z"/> opinion opinion/columnists Nicole SantosOn my walk to my classes in the Performing Arts Center I’ve witnessed moms laying on the lawn area in front of Kendall Hall watching their children chase each other, an elderly couple embracing one another under the ...

Lack of open information leads to ignorant, inequitable society

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-03-13T06:30:00Z"/> opinion opinion/columnists Paul SmeltzerBarriers keeping us from knowledge are everywhere. When scholastic articles cost about $30 to read, those who can’t afford the steep prices are left ignorant and uninformed. Opening online information to the public’s d...

Citizen watches from behind badge

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-03-08T18:07:00Z"/> opinion Serena Cervantes The dispatcher calls in a situation. It comes through in the patrol car. A quick summary of the situation displays on a screen in front of the windshield. Based on who the caller was, the situation is subjective. The summary on the screen...

Purposeful pursuit of happiness

Purposeful pursuit of happiness

Kevin Crittenden

March 26, 2014


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  Among the unalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence, the pursuit of happiness always stuck in my mind like a song I couldn’t shake. Although the political context in which the declaration was written was much different than the world I live in now, the phrase implies happin...

Getting used gets ugly

Getting used gets ugly

Prin Mayowa

March 25, 2014


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I've always been the type of girl who never assumed boys liked her. I never thought I was attractive and I found myself questioning it. During my first semester of college, I met a guy who made me feel as though I was funny, intelligent and most importantly — pretty. Little did I know, I ...

Breaking the mid-semester slump

Matt Murphy

March 9, 2014


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In college, trap games don't just apply to sports. The weeks leading up to spring break are easy to overlook with the promise of a week off hovering on the horizon. I'm a chief offender. It's hard not to take my foot off the gas pedal when I see there's only a week until the break and coast into it. Like p...

‘Hanger’ hits columnist

‘Hanger’ hits columnist

Prin Mayowa

March 8, 2014


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It’s an epidemic sweeping the nation. It hits the disadvantaged and wealthy alike. That’s right — "hanger." "Hanger" is no longer just a plastic or metal object on which one hangs clothes. It is now a state of being that can control the very facets of your existence. When people are ...

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