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Fifty Shades of “what the hell”

By: Matt Cohen and Ben Miller So, you were alone on Valentines Day? Well, we were too.  And we are no relationship experts, but I’m sure our experiences will draw some helpful lessons. Maybe. Being alone really isn’t such a [...]

February 19, 2015 Opinion
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February 18, 2015 Opinion
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Why I am not seeing “Fifty Shades of Grey”

I am by no means above seeing a bad movie. Bad movies are some of the most entertaining movies. The poorly constructed plots, the awkward acting, the supremely cheesy wink-wink-nudge-nudge humor – it’s all great. At first I thought that [...]

February 16, 2015 Opinion
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Treadmill

I am remarkably stupid, I am beyond foolish and I will regret absolutely nothing. I’m currently running on a treadmill because it is too cold to run outside. I have all this energy with which I want to move to [...]

February 16, 2015 Opinion
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The album you should be listening to, yesterday

We can all pick out Bruno Mars. But can you name his backup dancers? For a girl once relegated to the background status, Nicki Minaj has come a long way. And now the queen of Young Money Entertainment has released [...]

February 12, 2015 Opinion
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In memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha

I’ve been afraid this would happen ever since the Charlie Hebdo attack. But I, and the nation, should have been fearing it since Sept. 11, 2001. Three Muslim students living near the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill were [...]

February 11, 2015 Opinion
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February 11, 2015 Opinion
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Where do seniors go now?

When the news broke that the brothers of Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) would be getting their house back, I was ecstatic. The men of Fiji worked hard and tirelessly to get their housing privileges reinstated. The house is well deserved, [...]

February 6, 2015 Opinion
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Beezin': The New Buzz?

Written by: Ben Miller and Matt Cohen, arts & entertainment editor and sports editor, respectively Frigid temperatures and brisk winds make it perfectly normal to see Burt’s Bees™ lip balm being applied to chapped lips, but a new craze is [...]

February 2, 2015 Opinion
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Old face, new position

  I cannot believe I’m old enough to be the editor-in-chief of The Transcript. I know it sounds silly, but I still think I’m 15 years old and in high school, not a 21-year-old junior in college. My high school [...]

January 23, 2015 Opinion, Uncategorized