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Justice has yet to be served in Trayvon Martin case

Dainel Gaitan

April 2, 2012


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The killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has turned the spotlight on Sanford, Florida's law enforcement. While attention is and should be focused on George Zimmerman, the man who gunned down Trayvon, the inept conduct of police following Martin's death is appalling. While seedy details pertaining to...

If you can’t beat it, regulate it

Jenn Schanz

April 2, 2012


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The sex industry has consistently been one of the most physically and psychologically damaging environments to work in, and aside from the top tier professionals with politicians on their client rolodex, much of the industry's danger comes from the unregulated and often outdoors working conditions.Regardless of legali...

PTSD not valid excuse for Sgt. Bales

Jenn Schanz

April 2, 2012


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Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that only became publicly recognized and regularly diagnosed after Vietnam, and it is a real and serious condition that a small population of U.S. Iraq War veterans experience. Active soldiers and veterans alike deserve full resources an...

The not-so-secret math of bracket busting

Cheryl Waity

April 2, 2012


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The packed bar had 20 TVs, but all eyes were glued to one. And despite the obnoxious girl at the table next to us, everyone was thinking the same thing - Lehigh was about to knock Duke down a peg. God bless the NCAA tournament. It didn't matter that everyone in that bar hadn't had Lehigh when they fi...

JoanieTalk: Episode 11: Warm Weather Woes

Joanie Faletto

March 19, 2012


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Joanie points out why warm weather isn't really all that great, you guys.

Douglas Kennedy’s surname the main talking point in child endangerment charge

Lulu Evans

March 13, 2012


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The Kennedy's have garnered the title of one of the great American families. The legacy and respect that Americans share for both JFK and Robert F. Kennedy have long supported the idea that the Kennedy's come from class, elegance and finesse. This legacy is supported by the family's younger generation, bu...

iPhone apps are becoming our new teachers

Diana Crisan

March 5, 2012


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A full Rosetta Stone French Set is $499. The Spanish Version, $20 a month for a year. Basic drawing lessons at the Drawing Workshop in Chicago, $285 for 10 weeks. A math tutor, $25 to $65 an hour. And learning to play a musical instrument? Thirty dollars a lesson.Learning all of the above from an app on...

Catholic community needs new leadership

Peter Dziedzic

March 5, 2012


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As a young Roman Catholic, I often find myself both dismayed and excited by the situation of my faith community in the contemporary world, and I am sure many of my peers would express similar sentiments. I'm dismayed by the missed opportunities, the misallocated energy and the stagnation of a critical in...

The two faces of Facebook

Jackie Tortorello

March 5, 2012


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Sunday, Feb. 4, London's The Sunday Times printed statements accusing Facebook of secretly reading private text messages of users who had downloaded Facebook's mobile app. Since permission to access texts is clearly listed in the app's terms and conditions, the report was called "disingenuous" by Europ...

Ray Meyer Photo Booth

Matt Harder

March 5, 2012


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Location: Ray Meyer Fitness Center, ChicagoPhotographer: Matt HarderHometown: Chicago, IllinoisYear/Major: 5-year B.A./M.A., Journalism...

Gourmet Ramen: Asian Sesame Stirfry

Mariam Sadak

March 5, 2012


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Gourmet Ramen: Asian Sesame StirfrySo Wednesday we were all out in T-shirts, then Friday it was back to the ol' three layers of jackets and NASA-Approved astronaut boots (mine are purple). Anyway, since the weather has proved unreliable, you can always count on the comfort of food to be there for you…...

Enough With The Pudge: Sleeping Away Your Unwanted Pounds

Lexi Elias

February 28, 2012


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Enough With The Pudge: Sleeping Away Your Unwanted Pounds"Sometime Around Midnight" is not only the name of a song frequently playing on my iPod, but it is also right around the time when we find ourselves saying, "Screw it; I'm starving."Whether we are at Kelly's drinking beers and stopping at Devil D...

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