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Obama administration comparable to George W. Bush years

Milos Markicevic

October 12, 2012


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After some startling political events during President Obama's term in office, it is amazing the kind of far reaching support he continues to have. Those aware of his political failings argue he is the lesser evil of the two candidates.However, if Obama's supporters would momentarily broaden their vie...

Save your dollar bills: organic food is not better for you

Francesca Gattuso

October 12, 2012


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Everyone experiences that moment of pure disappointment when swinging open the fridge and finding no groceries, let alone something edible. Yet, when you venture out to the store, is your attention caught by sale items, the tempting junk food aisle or popular organic foods?Well, here is a little tip for y...

Congress stalls Violence Against Women Act

Wendy Rosen

October 12, 2012


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As night fell on Oak Street Beach, an immigrant woman wearing a flowing blue gown walked among 3,000 candles, each commemorating a victim of domestic violence. One of those candles could have been for her, but she survived her husband's attacks.The October "Light Up the Lakefront" event launched Domestic ...

Use your charm, not your keyboard

Parker Asmann

October 5, 2012


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Times have changed over the years and so has the world of dating. Dating has entered into the electronic realm, evolving into an online option that allows people to find their match online.Recently, the Washington Post reported that 40 million people in the United States have tried online dating before. U...

Dependable elevators needed at DePaul

Francesca Gattuso

October 5, 2012


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The tapping of the young woman's foot begins to increase with each passing second. Her leather black ballet flat impatiently moves up and down. The man standing next to her toys around with his ear buds as if it were a game.After what seems like an eternity, the dull silver doors slowly slide ope...

From “Family Guy” to suit and tie: Seth MacFarlane to host Oscars

Derek Franke

October 5, 2012


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Seth Macfarlane has been chosen as the host for the 2013 Academy Awards, premiering Feb. 5. The 38-year-old actor is known primarily for his voice roles on the shows "Family Guy" and "American Dad."Macfarlane had several big successes this year, especially with his first directorial debut. The movie...

Holla’ back girl: 7-year-old Honey Boo Boo winning over our hearts

Olivia Szauer

October 5, 2012


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If you haven't fallen in love with Alana Thompson yet, you need to get on the Internet and watch the first season of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" on TLC. For those of you who have already watched, you might not want to admit it, but this 7-year-old pageant diva is flooding our hearts and taking over so...

New voter ID laws to discourage students from voting

Hanna Guerrero

September 29, 2012


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This election year, first-time student voters throughout the U.S. may find that voting is not as easy as they thought it would be.The National Conference of State Legislators reports that since 2003, 34 states have passed voter identification legislation. A majority of the legislation has been passed by...

When the party is over, student binge drinking poses more problems than fun

Kasia Fejklowicz

September 29, 2012


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Since most DePaul students do not have classes Fridays, "Thirsty Thursday" is celebrated each week. Some students start partying Thursday, while others party on school nights.Unfortunately, The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Denver found that students who binge drink are happi...

Big gulp no more in the Big Apple

Natalia Hernandez

September 29, 2012


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The "sugar ban" in New York has stimulated a cacophony of misinformation, but as an individual living in America, all of these mixed signals on how people should feel should make Americans see only one thing dripping down that red, white and blue - sugar penetrating those freedom stripes.Kevin Hawkiness...

Boozing at ‘bucks to shift coffeeshop atmosphere

Parker Asmann

September 21, 2012


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Having already taken command of the morning, Starbucks now intends to grab the attention of the evening customers after it was announced that a beer and wine menu would now be available with appetizers and other small food items after 4 p.m.       According to The Hu...

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