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Lengthen your life by eating healthier

May 15, 2012

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Convenience: that is what the world seems to be about these days. What can I get that’s cheap, fast and tastes good? The one place you can get that on campus is the cafeteria. We indulge in the salty delights of French fries, the satisfaction of cheeseburgers, the sweet decadence of cheesecake and then wash it all down...

Celebrate Mother’s Day without guilt

May 10, 2012

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Commentary Tamara Kelly Mother’s Day is May 13, and while it’s meant to be a day of celebration and gratitude for our mothers, it can easily turn into a day of frustration, guilt and remorse for them. As the mother of five children I have felt this within my own life. Hearing from my children how much I have screwed up...

Hot Washington state lottery tickets

April 18, 2012

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Commentary Tamara Kelly One of my favorite shows to watch on TV is “Dumb Criminals.” No matter how intelligent, or the lack of, the criminals never fail to make it comical with their halfhearted, last minute illegal activities. The lack of planning seems to be the reiterating problem. Not strategizing their robbery with every possible an...

Youth expands English

April 17, 2012

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  Commentary Oscar Ramirez   “You mad bro?” If you have heard or read these words the chances are you are a habitual user of social media and probably fit within the age bracket that uses such expressions. Such sarcasm and condescending tones have become like the unofficial second language and co...

Dangers of Facebook

March 18, 2012

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Commentary by Georgina Tyler Have you ever noticed how Facebook is constantly changing? How Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook, is slowly taking over the internet and possibly the world? As someone who’s been using the site for over four years, I have. Hey, not bad for a twenty-seven year old Harvard dropout! Zuckerberg has c...

Inner rambling of an editor’s mind

March 18, 2012

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  Everybody has something they don’t believe in, and some people believe outlandish things. However, I consider myself to rise above all the foolishness and choose to see the reality of things. That is why I, Andrea Bell, do not believe in penguins. Now, one may be asking themselves, how can you not believe in penguins,...

Piercings can bring pleasure or pain

March 18, 2012

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Sex Talk with Marty Lobell Getting solid and reliable information on body piercing is a challenge. Few studies have been published and most of those published have leaned toward the view that piercings are signs of rebellious feel- ings toward society. What is known? There is no question that body piercing, including the mains...

Love should be an every day deal

February 7, 2012

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    February, the shortest month of the year. Many great things happen in February; this year happens to be a leap year, so we get that one extra day in the normally short month as well as the rich history that is Black History Month. However, we also get one more activity in this month: Valentines Day. Usually...

Student athletes search for balance

February 7, 2012

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Student athletes balance their time between school, studying, and the sport they compete in, sometimes-even balancing a job as well. In the life of a college student is this to rushed and busy or is it fine to have so much going on? One might say it is up to the student themselves to decide whether or not they are to busy...

Socially disconnected from the world

February 7, 2012

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Commentary Tamara Kelly Keeping in contact with high school friends across the country and around the world is now easier than ever. Checking Facebook feeds has turned into a daily occurrence. But is there something as a society we may be opting out of? While maintaining a relationship on social networks is as simple as a few ke...

It’s the end of the world as we know it

February 7, 2012

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  Where will you be on December 21 2012? Maybe you’ll be last minute Christmas shopping or even be spending some quality time with the family. Or, will you find yourself out partying like it really is the last night on Earth? Maybe hiding down in the bunker you’ve made for yourself in your basement? We only have...

Commentary: Conforming to a Statistic.

December 15, 2011

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Sydney Conrad Staff Writer If you live in a seedy area and are considered poor you are a troublemaker and will never amount to anything. This statement reflects the statistic that the world puts on rundown neighborhoods and its inhabitants. Yes, crime may be more prominent in proclaimed “ghettos,” and yes people t...

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