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Senior Column- Kristin Baldwin

April 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Although it was tempting to fill this column with editorial board-related inside jokes, I resisted. But just so you know, we have a lot of them. And we think they’re very funny. Instead, I’ll attempt to share some of the knowledge I’ve gaine...

Sunstein and sedition: the search for truth

April 21, 2010

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Cass Sunstein has always been a favorite maniac of mine. He believes animals should be permitted given legal status equal to humans, that Americans should celebrate tax day (they do –– it’s called the Tea Party) and that...

What happened to Haiti?

April 21, 2010

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During the Super Bowl post-game ceremony, Pierre Garcon displayed the flag of his home country, Haiti, for all of the United States to see. Surprisingly enough, we recognized it; but we probably wouldn’t have recognized Haiti’s...

Conclusive results for Climate Survey? – Editorial

April 21, 2010

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In October and November of 2009, the Allegheny Climate Steering Committee sent out a 109-question survey to the student body. The purpose of this much-anticipated survey was to gauge how students, faculty and staff feel about...

Allegheny Art Inspires

April 21, 2010

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I'm not an art major or minor. I'm not a good artist. I don't have any expertise in art history or critique. That's what I like about art: it's easy and even encouraged me to have an opinion on it; art is so subjective that...

The Political Herd: Independent Columnist

April 21, 2010

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Forty years ago today, millions of activists across the country protested the environmental deterioration they saw all around them. Today, April 22, is Earth Day. And in less than a week, on April 26, three senators will unveil...

The Political Herd: Republican Columnist

April 21, 2010

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The past week and a half have allowed Polish citizens and government officials to mourn the loss of their President and 96 other officials (18 of those legislative officials) who perished in a plane crash on April 10, 2010. ...

Ravine threatens to secede

April 21, 2010

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If Texas can do it, so can we!  Texas Governor Rick Perry has gained much support in his claims that, due to the federal government's obvious inadequacies, which clearly have absolutely nothing to do with pre-Obama administration,...

Accolades for Sobran

April 14, 2010

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One of the best ways to take the measure of someone is to ask his three favorite books or authors. Much of who we are is what we read - and much too can be said about which books we eschew. I started on my "intellectual journey"...

Not-so-modest proposal: Liberals for dinner

April 14, 2010

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It is a melancholy object to those in this great country who, when they meander through the streets of even the most illustrious of cities such as New York, D.C. and Meadville, see the streets, the shops and the doors of buil...

Learning from JMU’s mistakes

April 14, 2010

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Last weekend, Allegheny College held "Springfest." Many other colleges have this annual occurrence to celebrate the last few weeks of the semester, the arrival of shorts and flip-flops and the au revoir to the blustery winter....

Moronic mascots

April 14, 2010

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I have lots of opinions. Actually, I mostly have opinions on things that don't matter at all, but they are very strong opinions nonetheless. I find important issues tend to be filled with confusing and troubling shades of grey. But no o...

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