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Monday, March 31st, 2014, 9:58 am

Failure to intervene in North Korea is its own crime


“[North Korea] is a human paradise in which Jesus would have nothing to do even if he came,” according to an article on North Korea’s state-run website. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, it adds, embraces his …

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Monday, March 31st, 2014, 9:57 am

Truth in advertising


Ritz crackers may be the most infuriating product in the world. Their primary flavor consists of toast and salt. Yet, the company has decided the best representation of that flavor is red. The box is a …

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Monday, March 31st, 2014, 9:57 am

One week in a monastery


To whom would the Oscar go? Which car would look fancier? Would it be OK to wear cheap clothes? When they will increase the minimum wage? When to find the perfect partner?
These questions concern the vast …

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 7:40 pm

Reacting to North Korea’s prison camps


North Korea’s prison camps rival those of Hitler and Stalin, according to The Washington Post. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights recently reported that these camps are replete with “extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, …

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 7:39 pm

Editorial: Sports standing ought to be irrelevant in case of alleged criminal charges


The fatal stabbing of a young Florida man is unfortunately connected to a member of the University of Maine community. Ricardy Chery, 23, of West Palm Springs, died over Spring Break, allegedly because of the actions …

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 7:38 pm

Egyptian Media from 1981 to 2013: Part 10


Throughout this series, I have discussed how Egypt and its media drastically changed over the past three decades from a very controlled and limited media as a doormat for the Egyptian president to widespread independent newspapers …

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 7:36 pm

In face of Russian aggression, United States should turn to energy resources


The Soviet leviathan is awaking from its slumber and is poised, its gaping mouth hanging threateningly above former Soviet bloc countries. Ukraine, now sandwiched between two hostile entities, and with no real military force to speak …

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014, 7:34 pm

The dangerous consequences of success


The tax system in the United States appears to be a direct enemy of the successful and competent individual. The government presents itself as an ally to the people. But, who are the people? For whom …

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Monday, February 24th, 2014, 11:31 am

Smart home hubs: counting the cost of convenience


Smart home hubs — the automated aspects of your home, synchronized through your smart phone — are trending. You can wake up in the morning to music playing, coffee brewing and the thermostat already turned up. …

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Monday, February 24th, 2014, 11:30 am

Editorial: Divestment of fossil fuel investments not in university’s best interest


Divest UMaine’s decision to lobby the University of Maine System board of trustees, while perhaps being a noble endeavor in the environmentalist crusade, does not really serve the long-term needs or interests of students or employees.
The …

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