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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

In a voluntary, rolling blackout, thousands of cities across Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas flipped their switches to complete darkness as a symbolic gesture of support for the planet. […]

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

My grandmother still cannot send a text message. Sometimes I worry about her, thinking that she might get left behind and remain ignorant about what is happening in the world, […]

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

An anguishing cry erupts from the snout of a helpless, furry German shepherd as its owner kicks the dog’s ribcage and winds back for yet another shot. With blood-matted fur […]

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Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Provided that plans proceed as intended, Saturday mail might be a thing of the past starting August, 2013. Losing one day of mail might not seem like that big of […]

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

A dark day for various individuals, Valentine’s Day does not always venture to be providential for those single members of society trying to make their way through the romantic gestures […]

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Finding a suitable job in this tough economy is more than formidable — it is harder than a 4-year-old trying to play Samuel Barber’s Cello Concerto in A minor. The […]

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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

As the final semester of my undergraduate degree beings, I find myself with an odd mixture of both panic at what the future holds and serenity about where I am […]

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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

For those of you who have parents paying for your college education or the government giving you a Pell grant to round off what is not covered in scholarship money, […]

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Thankfulness is something we are all familiar with during the month of November. Around Thanksgiving, people start realizing everything they have — their loving family, supportive friends, and even the […]

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The election is nearly over, and the results are almost in. For now, Americans sit patiently by, waiting to learn who the leader of the free world will be for […]

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Being an adult sometimes means doing certain things that we sometimes do not wish to do. It seems to me that many people these days do not realize this simple […]

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Swing, batter batter, swing! As my friends start up their computers and make sure that their lineup for their fantasy football teams will get the most points, my attention is […]

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

After the Oct. 3 presidential debates, I found myself bombarded with comments from my friends all over Facebook. Most of the friends that I still have from my public, northern […]

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

You can try to ignore it as much as possible, but the truth is, you cannot escape politics the year of a presidential election. Campaigning starts roughly a year before […]

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The battle between eating meat and going vegetarian has been waging since the first report of mercury in fish found its way into mainstream media. No matter how much poking, […]


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