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Opinion

The power of (useful) petitions

The power of (useful) petitions

February 6, 2014 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

As we hope you’ve all heard, Justin Bieber was arrested a couple of weeks ago for driving in a rented Lamborghini (not really important to the story, but an interesting factoid nonetheless) while intoxicated. The collective reaction from the event has been nothing short of a conflagration. Bieber has been […]

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Shedding light on sexual assault

Shedding light on sexual assault

February 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

For some, sexual assault is not a topic that typically comes up in normal conversation. For others, sexual assault is all too real, and has had an adverse affect on themselves or their close friends. Regardless, sexual assault, especially those on college campuses, is not frequently discussed, which is a […]

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Opportunity or Income Inequality

Opportunity or Income Inequality

February 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

From the State of the Union to the widely publicized study on income inequality produced by Oxfam, there has been a large focus on income inequality, not only in the United States, but on a global level as well. In January, the World Economic Forum, where economic elites from around […]

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To (Really) Live the Oath

To (Really) Live the Oath

February 6, 2014 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

As SGA undergoes its annual election cycle for the next academic year, I have reflected on this past semester in which a historical change to Student Government Association was made. Senate was reduced by nearly half. While Black Student Alliance (BSA) seats were retained, other seats were added that were […]

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Proud to be a Disappointment

Proud to be a Disappointment

February 6, 2014 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

Last weekend, the New York Times published an article titled “Google, Tell Me. Is My Son a Genius?” examining the not-so-subtle gender preference that Americans have expressed via their web searches in the past decade. Data collected by Google since 2004 has revealed that Americans are twice as likely to […]

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The struggles of super stardom

The struggles of super stardom

January 30, 2014 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past week (gosh wouldn’t that be nice), you would know that superstar Justin Bieber was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Bieber has received castigation and sometimes praise for everything from the act itself to his adorable mug shot. For people uninterested in […]

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Super Bowl Storylines

Super Bowl Storylines

January 30, 2014 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

This next Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the (supposedly) best two football teams in all the land: the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, will battle to become the next Super Bowl champions. There are a number of important facts that make this particular Super Bowl all the more […]

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A response to the mandatory sexual assault talk for the Greek community

A response to the mandatory sexual assault talk for the Greek community

January 30, 2014 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

By Becky Killian, Junior, Urban Affairs major in College of Arts and Sciences   Presentations concerning sexual assault frustrate me. The audience at these “dialogues” is always defensive and, at the end, the spoiler that a heavily intoxicated victim cannot give consent always proves to be subject for debate. While […]

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No simple solution for economic mobility

No simple solution for economic mobility

January 30, 2014 at 6:02 pm 1 comment

Recent political rhetoric, especially the kind surrounding President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address, has focused on the nation’s increasing income gap—“income inequality.” To many on the left and the right, but more strongly on among the left, who benefit from strong sentiment from the White House, the solution […]

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Me, Myself and iPhone

Me, Myself and iPhone

January 30, 2014 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

I saw a motto once on a tombstone that said: “It is a fearful thing to love what death can touch” and I started to wonder if that’s why I love my cell phone so much. After all, its metal guts can be tweaked and tugged into immortality, while every […]

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