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The Bush Wins Coveted Glaucoma Prevention Award

Trevor Lewis, Humor Writer

November 3, 2016

History was made this Thursday at approximately 3:11 p.m. when residents of The Bush (by far Whitman’s most health-conscious off-campus house) were presented with the National Institute of Health’s prestigious Glaucoma Prevention Award. The massive golden trophy in the shape of a disembodied human eye was...

‘Killing Them Softly’ Kills Audience Interest

‘Killing Them Softly’ Kills Audience Interest

Nathan Fisher

December 6, 2012

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 ...

War has become business

Heather Nichols-Haining

April 8, 2010

The U.S. military is privatizing at an alarming rate. Thousands of troops are now employed by companies such as Blackwater and while many hoped that Obama would decrease this corporate-socialism at least in part, there has been a 23 percent increase in the number of private contractors working in Iraq an...

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