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Running your stresses away

Very few things are more invigorating and more enjoyable than a long-distance run. Even though I may be nothing more than a running enthusiast, rather than a running competitor, when skies are...


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27 distresses

The New York gerrymandering game has entered stoppage time and the refs are blowing the whistle. ...


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Is Purim just a Jewish Parade Day?

While most of us have wrapped up our Parade Day festivities by now, the arrival of the Jewish holiday of Purim gives us a reason to remain inebriated. Purim, which begins on...


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We live in a great college town, I promise

I’m rarely shocked by anything I see on the Internet, and I’ve seen some pretty wild things, mostly niche pornography. Woman on dog, dog on cat, Catdog on Reggie from “Rocket Power”...


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Whatever, I’ll pray where I want

LONDON — I’ve been a member of the Roman Catholic Church since birth. Am I a Catholic now? Depends on who you ask. Since I graduated high school, I’ve questioned the strength...


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Dress up as Muhammad, First Amendment’s got your back

Zombie Muhammad walks into a bar. A customer overhears Muhammad’s conversation with the Zombie Pope and proceeds to grab Muhammad’s beard. Muhammad files suit, and several months later, the presiding judge dismisses...


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Controlling contraception talk

Sometimes, it sucks to be a man who just wants people to cooperate and work together on important issues instead of falling back on unimportant issues and sexism. I’m talking particularly about...


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Worth the weight?

In an ironic twist of fate, “America’s Next Top Model” recruits in Binghamton on the same day our city discovers its place among America’s fattest cities. ...


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Interfaith enlightenment

While the entire world watches for war between Israel and Iran, I sat down last Friday night for an interfaith dialogue Shabbat dinner organized by Hillel and the Muslim Student Association. I...


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Talking ‘bout our generation

In the aftermath of the apocalyptic violence that engulfed the people of the world during the Great War from 1914 to 1918, the children of Europe returned home from the trenches, beaten...