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Obama needs to get his priorities straight

Justin Law

March 22, 2011

Over the weekend the Japanese reeled from a massive earthquake, tsunami, nuclear meltdowns and radioactive iodine in their tap water. Meanwhile, President Obama embarked on a “business trip.” However, instead of landing in Japan on Saturday morning, Air Force One cruised into the warm, sunny capital...

I am whoever you say I am

Logan Hursh

March 21, 2011

These days, with the efficiency of smart phones, our email, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Tumblr, BlogSpot, etc., it’s easier to form and maintain seemingly intimate relationships now more than ever. Here in western civilization, we’re always connected, always communicating; technology has effectively ch...

What the F#©k: Tattoos and piercings

Dani Palmer

March 15, 2011

When you live in Southern Indiana, having tattoos and piercings is the equivalent of wearing a bright red “A” on your chest everywhere you go. People stare at you like you’re the only carrier for some deadly disease. If they accidentally brush your arm, they scream and fall to their knees, yelling so...

On campus restaurants, inadequate weekend hours

Dani Palmer

March 13, 2011

It has come to my attention that the weekend hours of operation for on campus restaurants are just simply inadequate. As college students, we are hungry almost every hour of the day. I'm not proposing these places operate on a 24 hour schedule, I’m just saying that they should stay open later. As a...

Midterm guilt

Dani Palmer

March 6, 2011

 Dear reader, I share two things in common with you: 1) I feel like I've fallen short of my life's ends; and 2) my life will end. I call those the two absolutes: guilt and death (some would say death and taxes, but technically you can get out of paying taxes). If you're reading this, then you haven't...

Judgement from a MacBook

Dani Palmer

February 28, 2011

{jcomments off} It’s a sad fact, but as soon as I wake up, I open my Macbook and check my Facebook account. Almost immediately, I'm greeted with a status from the night before that says something along the lines of “Drunk as hell n headed to Ft. Wayne for an epic party." I’m going to skip the lect...

To be naked and bored

Dani Palmer

February 28, 2011

I walked into the art center the other day when I was escorting my girlfriend to her next class and, because time allowed, we sat down and started to talk. As the conversation progressed, my eyes wandered to the wall in front of us. What I saw shocked me. I saw a naked woman, and I don’t think I’ve loo...

What the F#©k: To creep or not to creep

Dani Palmer

February 28, 2011

Let me start off by saying that the term “stalker” is certainly not a positive one. When said, the image that immediately jumps into my head is an older man sporting his favorite baseball cap, an overgrown mustache and a pair of binoculars that bounce off of his protruding beer belly. That is why I refer t...

Pre-spring break craziness

Dani Palmer

February 27, 2011

You look like a pumpkin. We all see them: the people with the spray tans, the ones burnt from tanning beds. Something’s coming. Spring break. Freedom. It's such a big deal in college and every year the pre-spring break craziness gets out of control. First, there's those tans. If you go to a tanning sa...

Too expensive to live on campus

Justin Law

February 23, 2011

What the F#©k? Stalking: the old fashioned way

Justin Law

February 23, 2011

For those of you that live your life vicariously through Facebook, your time of wishing that special someone was yours is now over. Facebook has announced that it will be releasing a “breakup notifier” that will tell you when the person you’ve been stalking is finally single for you to pounce on. R...

Smoking ban: a 'burned out' idea

Justin Law

February 23, 2011

The attempt to impose a no-smoking ban on the state of Indiana has cleared its first step in the Legislature. The Indiana House Public Health Committee voted 9-3 to endorse the bill making it illegal to smoke in public places and indoor worksites, but not before it exempted bars, fraternal clubs, nursing...

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