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The Letterman Controversy: A Rebuttal

“You have a letter? For what? Band?” The blatant scorn of athletes regarding the coveted letterman is all too common. I’ve never lettered myself, but I can understand the pull of the jacket. Students who wear them are automatically placed a rung higher in the school spirit hierarchy. A letterman …

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Let’s get this straight.

  Muslim does not translate to terrorist. An FBI study tracking the involvement of Muslims in terrorism from 1988-2005 concluded that 94% of terrorists were non-Muslim. Terrorists are terrorists. Christians, Jews, Catholics, Atheists, and Muslims are all capable of being terrorists. Terrorism is not defined as a religious group, but …

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Survival of the richest

Money can’t buy happiness, they say. Money won’t make friends, they say. But money is key for survival in a world that caters to those holding the biggest wad of cash. The medical field has advanced tremendously and the majority of diseases now have cures, but there still remains a …

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CON: Gun Restrictons

Oregon community college. NAU. Sandy Hook. These nightmarish school  shootings made guns appear to be the enemy of the United States. However, guns don’t shoot themselves. The person holding it becomes responsible for every shot fired. With policies like the Brady Law, background checks are conducted on people purchasing guns. …

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Tackling the transgender media divide

When is the last time you saw transgender person on your tv screen? Hopefully, with the rise in positive portrayal of transgender people, the answer is recently. If not, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Reality television shows like I Am Jazz  on TLC, I Am Cait on E!, and …

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Keep your hands off the Hamsa

Everyone recognizes it: the classic little hand symbol that is being displayed by countless individuals around their necks, wrists and fingers. This popular fashion trend has taken the world by storm as the hipster uprising continues. Not only used in jewelry, but also in shirts, wall decorations, and many other …

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The Truth Behind Super Brain Yoga

  Wouldn’t it be amazing to find a simple daily exercise that could almost immediately improve your grades, IQ, and overall intelligence? Now advertised and patented by Master Choa Kok Sui’s Institute for Inner Studies, Super Brain Yoga claims to do just that. This new trend has taken the internet …

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