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A fitting conclusion

Kyrie Sutton was dismissed from the men's basketball team and he's bringing the demons of the 2009 championship team with him. ...


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We don't wear sex on our sleeves

Something’s been bothering me lately and I need to vent about it. Just because someone acts a certain way, has a certain orientation or has a certain profession, it doesn’t necessarily imply...


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Do-it-yourself cooking

Sometime last year, probably in September, I was bitten by the culinary bug. While I wasn’t endowed with Spiderman-esque powers, I’ve had the urge since then to cook and bake rather frequently....


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The racist world we live in

Am I racist? Are my friends racist? When a stranger from another race looks at me, do they see me, or what they have been taught to see? I never considered investigating...


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Learning to cripple your child's dreams

Hey Mom and Dad — remember when you framed that story I wrote in the first grade, while praising my talent and stressing the importance of always following my dreams? Well, congratulations....


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You're a man now, Baxter

Dearest Baxter, Last night you became a Bear Mitzvah. In one night — and in only two hours — you said goodbye to years of innocence as a cub-kitten and became the...


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Into the Lions' den

The fallout from the ordeal at Penn State is unprecedented, and every conspirator in the Jerry Sandusky scandal deserves the punishment they got. And whatever's coming. ...


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I've heard enough

It’s a fact: College students are fascinated by loud music. They simply can’t get enough. They listen to it when they want to party, study or interrupt others from studying. They especially...


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A case of the fast food blues

It’s no secret that fast food isn’t exactly good for you. The media routinely sheds light on the dangers of the fast food industry, switching between the horrific products that go into...


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Andy Rooney: Our greatest curmudgeon

In the summer of 2009, my brother and I developed a questionable tradition when it came time to inform each other that a well-known public figure had died. We would simply text...