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"Corporations are people" is a myth

Every movement has a beginning and a cause. CNBC financial commentator Rick Santelli’s now infamous rant on Feb. 19, 2009 along the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is widely credited as...


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Climate change clarity

Global climate change. Sure, it’s a subject that has been discussed extensively, probably to the point of monotony or nausea, revived again, and then killed once more, but I think it’s still...


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You can find me in the pub

I think that my classmates don’t appreciate bars. I know, you’re probably thinking that I lost a few too many brain cells over Halloween weekend to make such an outrageous statement, but...


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Don't be ashamed to go under the knife

Let’s be honest — a vast number of people have stigmas regarding plastic surgery. When a celebrity undergoes a noteworthy plastic surgery procedure, it’s practically always given a negative spin in the...


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Tragedy calls for animal law reform

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! On the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 18, more than 50 exotic, and even some endangered, animals were purposely let out of their cages to journey...


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New and unimproved

Off Campus College Transport has made some changes, but no progress. ...


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Wall Street protests still lack purpose and direction

The Occupy Wall Street movement is now in the middle of its second month. It has inspired similar movements across the country, all of which seem just as committed to the cause...


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Frights and delights: Your new TV diet

Most of my columns tend to be bitchy diatribes about the suckiness of people. But not today! No, today I have decided to give all you noobs a guide to a few...


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Understanding your resident rights: a foolproof plan

Getting written up for an alcohol violation is no joke. There are many obvious reasons to keep your drinking off campus. But let’s face it, there are also huge conveniences to pre-gaming...


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Awakening my food consciousness

In high school I, like many, never had to pay attention to weight. Not because I had some jealousy-mongering fast metabolism, but rather, I never really noticed food. I mean, I knew...