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A Cardinals fan, need I say more?

Colten Bradford

October 23, 2012

I could never say that I am a sports expert.  If I did, I would be a liar.  There is too much going on in basketball for me to care.  Football… yawn.  Does anyone even like soccer anymore?  But with this disinterest in...

A cubs fan, never say die

Kati Maseman, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2012

Let me start off by making it clear that I am a Cubs fan and as such here’s a message to Cardinals fans: there’s always next year. Unlike many sports fans around the country, I wasn’t born a fan of one team or another,...

Parties of trouble

Sean Bruce, Columnist

October 23, 2012

Halloween is coming up, and children across the country begin their plans for costumes and candy. For those of us who have largely outgrown the practice of trick-or-treating, it serves as an excuse to throw a party. College students,...

The trouble with dolls or the trouble with us?

Kati Maseman, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2012

Be prepared, this column is going to start with a rant about the dolls of today. Don’t get me wrong, I played with Barbies and action figures just as much as the next little kid growing up. Now that I’m older and surrounded...

More than Just Death From Above

Sean Bruce, Columnist

October 16, 2012

We’ve all had those days where, due to some unfortunate series of events, we got caught out in the rain. Luckily, not many of us have had to deal with the kind of precipitation Cassie Bernard faced. According to delmavaranow.com,...

NBA Kia Tip-off 3 weeks away

LaNee Wood, Sports Reporter

October 9, 2012

The countdown has started and the 2012/2013 NBA season is approaching. In 20 days the Kia tip-off will start a double header; the Miami Heat will host the Boston Celtics and the L.A. Lakers host the Dallas Mavericks. The Miami...

What the frack?

Sean Bruce, Columnist

October 9, 2012

Have you ever wanted to harness the power of a volcano? Well two companies intend to do just that. AltaRock Energy and Davenport Newberry plan to use the highly controversial method of hydroshearing to create a steam-based generator...

Factious Fiction

Carl Elliott, Guest Columnist

October 9, 2012

Do you hate to read?  Do you think classic American literature rivals the boredom of yet another condescending lecture on why it’s your duty as American citizens to vote?  If either of these questions warrants a resounding,...

Letter to the editor

Patrick Fruin, Guest Columnist

October 2, 2012

For those living in congressional district 18*, you will be choosing between Dr. David Gill and Rodney Davis as your U.S. House Representative. Rodney Davis recently posted the following message on his Facebook and Twitter...

Nutritional education

Sean Bruce, Columnist

October 2, 2012

Evidence suggests that an increasing amount of college students in some states are turning to food stamps to supplement their diets. Rising tuition and expenses combined with a poor job market force larger numbers of students...

Of mutants and men

Carl Elliott, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2012

Dialing 9-1-1 just won’t help you.  Emergency response systems are overwhelmed and it’s just you and your brick of an iPhone waiting for the senseless chaos just outside your window to shamble up the sidewalk and claw at...

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