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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 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,...


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The Egyptian military leadership will decide the country's future

With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gone and the military made the provisional governmental authority, there is trepidation and uncertainty worldwide about what will come next. Some assume that Egypt’s military will act...


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Learning to learn, planning not to plan

I’m an English major who likes to write. My decisions to minor in cinema and Italian were purely based on hobby and a “why not?” question. I’ve fantasized about winning an Oscar...


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Calling the Disaster Team for the puddle of doom

My bathroom flooded. There was a leak in the ceiling, and that leak must have thought I was itching to the “Flashdance” scene. My first instinct was to panic. My second was...