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Real people break stereotypes – there’s nothing wrong with that

Lately on social media, there seems to be this trend of showing pictures of mildly attractive men and women doing mundane things, with text over them arbitrarily calling them “real” men or women. These photos are ridiculous. There is no ...

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The Republican Party lacks empathy for people

This year, we’ll decide the fate of our nation for the next four. The presidential race is looming and we have to decide what kind of nation we’ll be. With that there are many factors, and no one will ever ...

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It’s on us to stop campus sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden Twenty-one years ago, I wrote the Violence Against Women Act to end the scourge of violence against women and hold perpetrators accountable. It’s been a great success, but even one attack is one too many. So ...

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Ebola in the United States: Don’t believe the hype

There is a pandemic in this country. A real, measurable phenomenon; it’s a dangerous virus that has the power to tear apart our society. No, it isn’t Ebola. It’s the fear mongering we see everyday on television news. Yes it’s ...

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Forget your stress; play a video game

Life is difficult and full of stress. You go to your job, or to school, and work hard for eight, 10 or even 12 hours a day, and after all the hard work you put in, you have the joy ...

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Dear Mr. President, do you not know?

In his address to the graduating class of Ohio State University, President Barack Obama offered this insightful perspective on government tyranny: “Still, you’ll hear voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s the ...

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Goodbye, bin Laden

We got him. Finally.

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One-finger salute

We’ve experienced the April showers. It’s time for May flowers. Besides having great weather, it happens to be a certain editor’s birthday in May.

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One-finger salute

The NCAA Tournament definitely lived up to its name.

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Tuition, grants uneven

The federal government’s efforts to improve access to higher education by increasing Pell Grant funding has fallen short of supplementing the increases in college tuitions.

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Letters to the editor

I’m flabbergasted that The Collegian’s editors issued a “thumbs up” for the 5-4 Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC, which ruled laws designed to curb corporate influence in politics violate First Amendment free speech.

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Time to walk the walk

The debt and deficit seem to have become common themes for the Obama administration. Indeed, according to The New York Times, he used some combination of those words 19 times in his State of the Union address, words that were trumped only by those of jobs, 29 times, and tax, 21 times.

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One-finger salute

Aside from being good advice (though that doesn’t mean this editor will necessarily heed it when he turns 21), he now has Vegas politicians and business leaders down his throat for threatening the very fragile Vegas ecosystem, which consists of starry-eyed tourists wasting thousands of dollars at the blackjack tables. Plus, without Vegas, “The Hangover” would not exist!

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Letters to the editor

President Obama’s campaign slogan for change said “change we can believe in,” and “change we need.” And yes, it’s nice to believe and have the need for change, but it’s going to take more than just words to make it happen.

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WEB-SPE@K: What do you think of President Obama’s first 100 days?

What do you think of President Obama's first 100 days?

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