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Student remembers the joy of having pets

Adam Anders

September 17, 2011


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It was the winter of 1993 when my family decided that we needed to own a pet.  I was barely over four-years-old at this point.  But my parents knew that being an only child, it would be nice early on to have a dog be a part of our family.   My grandparents lived with my parents and I; we...

Tim Wise is wrong to connect race with attitude

Bill Hanrahan

September 17, 2011


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For people like Tim Wise, race and skin color are somehow connected to almost every occurrence in human affairs. In his view, race can be used to explain all kinds of things—much like how supposedly human-induced global warming has been blamed for everything from acne to zoonotic diseases (seriously). Not ...

Tomorrow’s procrastination

Rae Dunbar

September 17, 2011


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Procrastination can come in all forms. Being too busy and pushing work to the back burner may be one form. Another would be having too much time on your hands, and still not getting to your work in between channel surfing. When planning on getting work done for the day, make a realistic plan of what y...

Rain or Shine, welcome back to all

Rae Dunbar

September 10, 2011


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To our returners - welcome back! To the new students – welcome and enjoy the experiences as they come. To the transfer students – I think you'll find the switch will make you happy. To all alike – remember you'll get the experience out of college that you put into it. Whether you choose to le...

Social networking trends gaining popularity

Ginger Rae Dunbar

September 10, 2011


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 At first I had been hesitant to admit to having one. A friend told me I would like it if I just try it. When I gave in, she set everything up for me. I didn't do it very often at first, but as time passed, I found myself doing it more and more.                                                                                                                                                In...

Letter to the Editor

September 10, 2011


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To the Editor:       I am a graduate student in the MSW Program, and I am an out-of-state student. I pay for school using the Post 9/11 GI Bill, which used to cover my full tuition. Because of some changes in the bill, it now only pays for a little more than half of the $11,358.32...

September 11, a day of contrasts and lessons

Bill Hanrahan

September 10, 2011


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Sept. 11 is my birthday. I know two other young men with Sept. 11 birthdays and I remember that my fourth grade teacher had a Sept. 11 birthday as well. There are many celebrities that share this unfortunate birthday including singer Harry Connick Jr., Rapper Ludacris, Guitarist Jon Buckland of Coldplay, and sin...

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March 27, 2011


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March 27, 2011


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