Tuesday 06th December 2016,
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Taking the post-OWU plunge into “the real world”

We are two weeks away from graduation. I’d say the real world is knocking on the door, but at this point I feel more like the first little pig in his house of hay, and the world is huffing and [...]

April 28, 2015 Opinion
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House of Cards on the hill?

On Feb. 1, 2013, Netflix premiered a political drama series, House of Cards. Starring as the gruesome politician, Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood, the series shows the corruption and immorality that awarded Underwood the top seat in the White House. [...]

April 23, 2015 Opinion
By guest cartoonist Milagros Green.

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April 22, 2015 Opinion
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Shows to queue for this summer

The return of warm weather and sunny days also brings some of the best reasons to hole up inside with the television all day. A few of my favorite shows will be gracing the screen once again in the upcoming [...]

April 16, 2015 Opinion
Cartoon by Blake Fajack.

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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
Louisville lit up at night.
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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