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From moustaches to mustachi; proposed changes

June 12, 2012

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Commentary Andrea Bell In the world there are many amazing items, personalities, and moustaches. Moustaches is the proper way of saying the plural form of moustache, but I think there are many better ways of saying this as a plural. I think it’s about time the student body steps up to commit to the change of the plural form of the...

Movies to check out this summer

June 12, 2012

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Commentary Valerie Ettenhofer The most frequent complaint from casual summer moviegoers is that everything has been done before. At first glance, it seems that every new blockbuster is a knockoff of an earlier film. Yet one genre is bucking the trend. This summer will deliver three major superhero flicks, each with a new take on an old tal...

Dear Rylee: Women Making the First Move

June 12, 2012

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Special Edition: Making the first move: Women’s edition The common misconception in society is that men have to make the first move. Over the past decade this had been proven wrong again and again. Although many older generations still believe that a woman asking a man on a date sends the wrong message, sometimes a wom...

Beauty lies within

June 12, 2012

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Miss Pierce College, a long-standing tradition of beauty pageants that have been rolled up into a college theater. Ladies are judged on their etiquette, talent, and question answers but in reality it is their beauty that is judged. America is a society that bases their opinions on looks rather than personality and etiquette....

Relief for delayed onset muscle soreness

June 7, 2012

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Six easy tips to help get rid of pesky after workout pain Tamara Kelly Staff Writer After a big workout the fluid retention may be the cause of all that pain and stiffness from sore muscles. Here are few tips that can help alleviate the pain and get you back on the treadmill. Drink some orange juice after a tough workou...

Feminism is about men too

May 26, 2012

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Commentary By Tamara Kelly Feminism is more than bra burning and women in the work force, but too often, when talked about, the role it plays in men’s lives is easily over looked. Feminism isn’t just for women, it also benefits men’s lives in at least three ways: financial, emotional, and social expectations. ...

New positions can help rekindle or spice up bedroom activities

May 26, 2012

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People wonder: what is the best position for intercourse? The answer depends on several factors. One’s gender, health, disabilities, flexibility, body size, sexual orientation, genital size, mood, partner’s preferences, etc, impact which position is best. In general there are only a handful of basic positions: standing, ...

Dear Rylee: Desperate and Alone

May 25, 2012

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Stay faithful to your values and don’t give in to peer pressure Dear Rylee, I am a 21 year old sophomore here at Pierce and I was raised to believe that a woman should wait till marriage to give up her virginity but none of the men I have been dating seem to understand that. They always seem to be dumping me for women ...

Preventing mental illness

May 25, 2012

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Mental health; a commonly used word in society today that has people locking to therapists, shrinks, and mental health experts to be diagnosed. But what is mental health really? It surely isn’t the stress you feel everyday. Or is it? There are so many things today that fall under the category of mental health that it needs...

Living in a masquerade

May 25, 2012

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Many people today live out untruthful lives, which may seem like nothing, but how far is too far and do your intentions make a difference? You might put on a mask to impress someone of interest upon meeting them, maybe one to better your chances at winning over an interview or various other reasons. The thing is despite doi...

The Kickstarter Revolution

May 24, 2012

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Commentary Joie Sullivan The fundraising website Kickstarter has been wildly useful to musicians, artists, and filmmakers alike. The website allows for groups working on specific projects to seek funding via donations from supporters and fans. For the most part, Kickstarter has been used by independent outlets. Now, ...

Better food choices

May 20, 2012

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Healthy snacking is always a better option rather than eating unhealthy treats Commentary Ashley Dixon The life of the average college student is hectic, to say the least. We’re all bom-barded with homework, deadlines and demanding personal and professional lives so who really has time to do anything extracurr...

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