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U.S. Navy submarine fleet 114th anniversary celebrated on campus

Sweltering heat, cramped quarters and exploding depth charges were just a few of the challenges World War II submarine veterans had to face.

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Fundraiser to be held for Honor Flight

Omega Delta Sigma, a fraternity on campus for veteran men and women, will host the Cornhole Challenge Tournament this Saturday at Swiggs to help military veterans in the Honor Flight Network.

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Women of honor

In a historic decision, the Pentagon dropped its ban on women in the U.S. Armed Forces serving in combat roles, a move which has been met with much excitement and apprehension. The order was signed Jan. 24 by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Though it will continue to be under review and its effects will likely not be seen until as late as 2016, it has become a hot-button issue that has brought up questions on both sides of gender equality, physical aptitude and the nature of war itself.

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Putting an end to a 10-year war

After 10 years of fighting terror in the Middle East, President Obama begins his plan to withdraw more than 30,000 troops by the end of 2012.

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The public: Get out of Afghanistan

I’m not one to toot my own horn, but last Wednesday I wrote an article saying that President Obama made a mistake by capitulating to Republicans on foreign policy.

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Things aren’t looking good

Things aren’t going so well for America.

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Defend America first

Two decades ago, the Cold War came to a close, with America emerging victorious as the most powerful nation in the world. Uncle Sam had a golden opportunity.

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Obama’s Vietnam?

Everything, it seems, is starting to go Barack Obama’s way.

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News briefs, 9-28-09

Rail security in the New York metropolitan area may be in peril now that the U.S. Senate wants to allow firearms aboard Amtrak, officials and rail advocates say.

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Why I started watching “Mad Men”

Whenever I am flipping through channels, I always see advertisements or references to the AMC hit show "Mad Men." It always intrigued me, but it seemed like I never had the time to tune in. So I resolved to watch season three of "Mad Men." And I am impressed.

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