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April 15, 2015 Opinion
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Treating elderly like toddlers needs to stop

Every time I hear someone call a senior citizen “adorable” or “cute,” I have to try not to cringe. If there is an older couple walking arm in arm down the street or an elderly woman pushing a cart through [...]

April 13, 2015 Opinion
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The little things matter most

I want to begin by congratulating the four members of the class of 2016 who were voted to the Senior Class Council. Juniors Shelli Reeves, Milagros Green, Kelly Johnson and Sean Roskamp will make up the council for next year’s [...]

April 13, 2015 Opinion
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“Wasted on the Dream” is a wasted opportunity

Wasted on the Dream is an album that I really want to like. No matter how hard I try though, Jeff the Brotherhood has made it pretty difficult. With eight full albums in tow, Jeff the Brotherhood has come a [...]

April 9, 2015 Opinion
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April 8, 2015 Opinion
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Louisville: land of the independent and home of the weird

As quickly as Louisville pushed me out, it pulled me in again. Louisville is a city with an inviting twang and hospitality with flair. Louisville prides itself on feeling independent from the rest of Kentucky. In the 2008 presidential election, [...]

April 3, 2015 Opinion
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After long wait, Kendrick Lamar delivers

How does someone follow up a critically and commercially acclaimed album? Many musicians had to do it- just ask Nirvana, Adele or a myriad of other artists. The latest artist that had to deal with the quandary was Kendrick Lamar. [...]

April 3, 2015 Opinion
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Why Matt Youse should come to OWU

My brother, Matt, is a senior in high school. He just received his letter of acceptance to OWU a few weeks ago, and even though I know OWU is not his first (or second…) choice, I’ve decided to make a [...]

April 2, 2015 Opinion
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April 1, 2015 Opinion
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It happens at home, too

Growing up as a Jewish woman, I was always surrounded by other Jews. I went to Hebrew school, a Jewish overnight camp, the Jewish Community Center and part of a large, vocal Jewish family. So being Jewish was part of [...]

April 1, 2015 Opinion