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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:52 pm

Self-driving cars still face many obstacles


Developing and perfecting driverless cars is just another way humans are using technology to improve their lives. Popularized by research institutions such as Stanford and Carnegie Mellon, which outfitted vehicles to race autonomously, and perfected by …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:50 pm

A treatise on personal change


How often is the banal phrase “people don’t change” uttered by those finding themselves in the midst of disappointment? This phrase carries a two-pronged cynicism, along with the added insult of laziness wrapped in a sardonic …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:49 pm

Taylor Swift’s music represents powerful feminist drive


I want to make my opinion on the focal point of this piece abundantly clear: life is too short to pretend to hate catchy Taylor Swift songs, or even Swift herself. Starting way back from her …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:47 pm

Feminism is not a bad word


There’s a word that almost nobody dares to utter, a word so full of political significance, so heavily reported on in media of all formats, so contentious and sensitive that society rarely dares to even mention …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:45 pm

Editorial: Students need to realize power of voices and participate in campus life


In the 1830s, aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville was sent by the French government to survey early American society and government. Two elements in particular impressed de Tocqueville — the emphasis on localism and the numerous organizations …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 6:06 pm

Snow Mountains


Samuel Keefea

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Sunday, February 15th, 2015, 7:50 pm

What to expect from NBC Nightly News’ change of face


This past week, we learned startling news about the involvement of one of television’s biggest news anchors with a false news story. On Feb. 10, NBC News President Deborah Turness announced that “NBC Nightly News” host …

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Sunday, February 15th, 2015, 7:49 pm

Recent media attacks on Scott Walker highlight alarming societal attitude


Welcome to the political theater of the absurd, where, in a continuing bid for relevancy, respected national news organizations eschew substantive critique in favor of grandiose hyperbole.
This week’s victim of choice is Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. …

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Sunday, February 15th, 2015, 7:48 pm

Shifting format in popular talk radio a boon if tied to merit, demand


Regular denizens of the midnight hour find the time a relaxing, inspiring period. As the world rests, many individuals find themselves “burning the midnight oil” in quiet endeavor towards their own effort. The intrepid souls working …

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Sunday, February 15th, 2015, 7:46 pm

The virtues of comedy


Is tragedy ever funny?
The answer to that question may seem pretty obvious. In fact, a person’s reaction may even be visceral. “Of course not,” they may cry indignantly. “Suffering of any kind is never funny, no …

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