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Attack ads are out of line

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September 17, 2008

Former Bush adviser Karl Rove has accused Sen. John McCain of going "one step too far" in some of his recent ads attacking Sen. Barack Obama, according to CNN.com. In case you didn't grasp the gravity of it, that was Karl Rove,...

Facebook users to accept new digs

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September 17, 2008

Imagine coming home from work to find your house in a different color, the rooms switched around and the furniture rearranged. That’s the virtual equivalent Facebook users have faced, or will face, as the online hangout forces...

Library offers laptops for rental

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September 17, 2008

The Library expanded its computer availability in May  with the addition of 40 new laptops for students and staff to rent for  free for a three-hour period. The laptops must stay within the library and are equipped with the...

College presidents got it right

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September 17, 2008

The Amethyst Initiative, a group formed in July comprised of former and current university and college presidents, has called for a national discussion about the legal U.S. drinking age. Nearly 130 presidents and chancellors...

Americans must take Sept. 11 lessons to heart

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September 17, 2008

Sept. 11 is a day etched in everyone’s minds. Ask anyone where they were when the first plane crashed in 2001, and you are sure to hear many stories and memories. The day will not be forgotten by those who lived through it,...

Gassing mentally ill inmates must stop

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September 17, 2008

Guards at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Northwest Florida shut off the water to inmate Danny Brown’s cell at 3 p.m. June 11, 2002. At the same time, guards outside taped the window so nothing could escape – including...

Celebrities deserve basic human rights

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September 17, 2008

Among the principles laid by the founding fathers of our country is the right to remain innocent until proven guilty when under accusation. And while athletes and other celebrities in the public eye are often kept to higher standards...

Support U.S. troops by honoring those who die

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September 17, 2008

"Support our Troops” is a phrase that no longer needs mention in this country, as the ideal has become one of the golden tenants of new-American patriotism – a nationalistic effort enacted, presumably, the day the U.S. invaded...

Eco-adventure fun

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September 17, 2008

Saturday morning – intense boredom, and you haven’t a clue how to fix it. You don’t have the gas money to drive anywhere off campus. You spent Friday night at the game room. The library is too quiet. It’s a no-go for the...

Greene: College grads must stand out, speak less at job interviews

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September 17, 2008

Jacob Greene, 28, sits at his desk with his pen out, easing back in his chair, listening to talk of company growth, change and branding at the head of a long table; this is typical of Greene’s day-to-day management of his consulting...

NCAA profits off explotation of athletes

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September 17, 2008

NCAA athletics is a multi-million dollar industry, and the majority of the “student athletes” who participate in these sports are not students at all, just athletes. Many major college football and basketball programs are...

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