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‘Day of Peace’ a ridiculous hipster holiday

March 11, 2011

  By Katie McHugh [email protected] On March 4, hipsters and hipster sympathizers everywhere united for "a day of peace" much to the annoyance of normal people, cool people and people who properly capitalize words. They want to create as big an impact...

Editorial 3-4

March 4, 2011

“As kids we’re not taught how to deal with success; we’re taught how to deal with failure. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what?” Charlie Sheen is probably crazy. Either...

Fox is king in GOP

March 4, 2011

The media blew up in response to Republican presidential candidate hopeful Mike Huckabee’s comments on Tuesday regarding President Obama’s birthplace. Steve Malzberg, a conservative talk radio host and known birther conspirator,...

Budget cuts threaten future

March 4, 2011

Everybody wants to balance budgets. For politicians, it’s become the way to show that you’re serious, responsible and looking out for the future. It even gives you a chance to demonstrate your common sense. If there are...

Flawed Beckonomics

March 4, 2011

In the past five years, Glenn Beck has gone from a little-known talk radio host to the preeminent sage of conservative America. His political theories, in which he often targets those he sees as leaders of a progressive revolution,...

Big business, the NFL and the enigma

March 4, 2011

Many think that wealth and corruption are synonymous in the business world. Unless businessmen and women who’ve made millions justify their life’s earnings to the public, our society will unfairly depict them as corrupt villains. In...

Planned Parenthood & the fallacies of feminism

February 25, 2011

By KATIE McHUGH Guest Columnist The House of Representatives, chock full of new Tea Party Republicans, recently voted to strip Planned Parenthood of its funding for the next fiscal year. Naturally, the Left is irate. Planned...

Hell hath no fury: the argument for Planned Parenthood

February 25, 2011

By MAGGIE RICH & SAMANTHA STANKO Guest Columnists The recent passing of the Pence Amendment (of HR 1) through the House of Representatives, which bans Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funding, is one of the most...

Letter to the editor: this aggression will not stand

February 25, 2011

There are so many issues to deal with surrounding the recent hate crime on campus that it is difficult to know where to begin. I think first we must acknowledge that there are real victims involved. Chief among them are the student...

Wisconsin’s wager: Walker gambles state’s future on union busting

February 25, 2011

By ALEX SPROVERI Featured Columnist Democratic state senators stormed out of Wisconsin’s legislative chambers last week to prevent the state’s Republican majority and tea party Governor Scott Walker from passing a bill...

Editorial 2-25

February 25, 2011

Oh hey, prospective students. How are you enjoying Allegheny so far? Have they told you all about the fun sober activities they offer on weekends? About the “unusual combinations” that will indubitably enrich your undergraduate...

NFL players and owner’s childish in lockout negotiations

February 18, 2011

By John Lichina [email protected] With another season in the books, the National Football League recently enjoyed the highest television ratings in Super Bowl history and is already looking ahead to next season. Wit...

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