Friday 28th August 2015,
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March 18, 2015 Opinion
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Saint Patrick’s Day

By: Ben Miller and Matt Cohen   Just like us, you’ve probably been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day your whole life. And even though you’re not quite sure why it’s a holiday, dressing like leprechauns, pinching people and day-drinking is more [...]

March 17, 2015 Opinion
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Too much hot air

By: TC Brown By many measures, this winter has been a pain in areas where the sun rarely reaches. Dreadful weather is bad enough on its own, but it can also be a real boon for the radical element that [...]

March 17, 2015 Soapbox
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Shame on you: leave my TV alone

I consider myself to be a fairly smart person. I read The New York Times every day, I understand world politics and I can hold my own in just about any conversation. But my ultimate guilty pleasure is reality television. [...]

March 17, 2015 Opinion
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It’s hip and so are you

An album was brought to my attention a couple weeks ago, and I haven’t been able to stop listening to it since. The album is called These Things Happen by G-Eazy. The hip-hop artist has become a well-known name around [...]

March 16, 2015 Opinion
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Why America should become an absolute monarchy

By: senior Luke Peters Every red-blooded American loves freedom, right? It’s on the ideal of preserving personal freedoms that America was founded on, after all. And in the grand scheme of things, America is a pretty solid country. But with [...]

March 5, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
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March 4, 2015 Opinion
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The numbers game

It is happening behind closed doors. But if you pay close attention to your professors, you might see worry in their faces during lecture. You might catch a mumble of dissent. You might be surprised by a long, seemingly random [...]

March 4, 2015 Opinion
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How to go on spring break and enjoy it too

By: Matt Cohen and Ben Miller Oh spring break. You’ve been waiting for this moment since last March. She’s one of a kind. Even though it seems like other breaks from school, there’s something different about this one. The end of [...]

March 2, 2015 Opinion
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Female-driven comedy is needed more than ever

For about 13 weeks, my favorite day is Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. It’s when my favorite show “Broad City” airs on Comedy Central. It follows Abbi and Ilana through their trials and tribulations as young women in New York City. [...]

February 27, 2015 Opinion