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How to, and how not to, speak up in class

It’s hard to think about speaking up in class, especially for those with classes at 8:30 in the morning. But, there are always those moments, whether forced by the professor or stemming...


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The Fall

The NYPIRG saga — the death of a student group and the broken system that killed it. ...


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Rescuing dogs, my sisyphean task

Have you ever seen a dog running without its owner along the streets? Have you ever said, “Someone’s bound to get him,” instead of stopping and trying to help? Well thanks a...


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The Grammys and the acts that made it

This past Sunday, I did something I rarely do. I watched the Grammys. Yes, I’ll admit that I’m not incredibly tuned in to modern pop music, but I did recognize some names,...


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The texting personalities we encounter every day

It might be said that “only kindness matters in the end,” but that is not very helpful for everyone in the middle, or in what I like to call “life.” The honest...


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Worth the ticket price

Plus-sized penalties for parking prohibition poo-pooing. Finally. ...


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Education shouldn't be on the chopping block

Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his plans to reform the budget for the State of New York for the nascent fiscal year. The state currently faces a $10 billion...


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The day after Valentine's is the real holiday

Today is a day for celebration. Break out the fireworks and pop some champagne — it’s the day after Valentine’s Day! Other holidays, such as Halloween or the Fourth of July, usually...


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The Rathskeller Tower

The Rathskeller Tower — our plans for the new apartments above our "favorite" bar. ...


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At Hayes: The roof, not the sky, is falling

When I was awoken last Monday by a phone call at around 3 a.m., a million things started running through my head. After punching in my password to get to my voicemail,...