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US blocks UN’s no Nukes Vote by Bringing Nuke Along

Clara Wheeler, Assistant Chair
April 13, 2017
Filed under Humor

The United Nations’ meeting in March about banning nuclear weapons grew heated as the United States refused to get rid of its nuclear weapons. Switzerland kept urging the United States to be reasonable and to calm down, but tensions were brought even higher when Greece knocked over Germany’s glass...

United States Eagerly Awaits Slaughter of Planned Parenthood

Clara Wheeler, Cardboard Boxer
January 28, 2017
Filed under Humor

With the defunding of Planned Parenthood coming closer and closer like the shark in Jaws, a lot of women across the country wait eagerly for the time that these services will cease to be affordable and available. Bottles of champagne will be opened, fireworks will go off and cherries will be popped un...

America can’t handle its drinks

Rina Cakrani, Columnist
October 12, 2016
Filed under OPINION

One of the things that has surprised me the most about college life in the US is the way many college students don’t know how to deal with alcohol. There is this particular attitude towards alcohol that I haven’t seen anywhere else. When I first went to parties here, I noticed how people drink unt...

Keeping Up With My Trash TV Obsession

Keeping Up With My Trash TV Obsession

Aleida Fernandez
March 10, 2014
Filed under BLOGS, Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

People who know me, know I love trash TV. There is nothing like sitting down and watching an episode or two (or three) of "The Mindy Project," "The Bachelor/ette," or - my guiltiest obsession - "Dance Moms." Watching trash TV is my way of winding down after a long day. I can completely tune out ev...

Comedian Russell Brand Raises Important Issues

Comedian Russell Brand Raises Important Issues

Bill Landefeld
October 31, 2013
Filed under OPINION

Do you ever think about what you would say if a BBC news anchor interviewed you? Would you take the opportunity to talk about why you never vote, the growing income gap around the world, your former drug addiction and how lovely your interviewer's beard looks? Or would you simply answer the questi...

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Jade Blake-Whitney
September 24, 2013
Filed under OPINION

Should the United States use air strikes against the Syrian Government?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they think about the US government using air strikes against the Syrian government....

‘Killing Them Softly’ Kills Audience Interest

‘Killing Them Softly’ Kills Audience Interest

Nathan Fisher
December 6, 2012
Filed under A&E, Reviews

For my last review of the semester I wanted to go out with a bang, so I mistakenly picked Brad Pitt's new movie, "Killing Them Softly." Unfortunately, my "Ocean's Eleven" star couldn't save the film, and I'm left closing out the semester with a dud. "Killing Them Softly" is a slow-paced crime drama with spurts ...

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