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A response to “alcohol testing questioned by students”

September 27, 2009


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I was hit by a car on my bike just over a year ago Downtown Main Street by an unlicensed, uninsured driver who did not stop at a red light to make a right turn. I was thrown onto his hood where I broke my shoulder blade, toe and was knocked unconscious. The 70-year- old driver was not breathalyzed an...

Capitalism is not killing our planet

September 27, 2009


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Capitalism is not killing our planet. Earth is a lot tougher than the human race. It will out last us, deal with it.That is another argument for another time, though. Why is it that people view capitalism as evil? It is the system that inspired and fueled the industrial revolution. Without competition ...

Thank you UNI

September 27, 2009


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Since I had a major medical problem a few years ago I've had to get around campus with a cane and sometimes a walker. I have found many good samaritans who have been helpful to me as I get into and out of buildings. I want to thank all the anonymous people for their kind assistance. You don't normally give th...

A neutral Net

DEREK HEISERMAN/Opinion Columnist

September 27, 2009


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Imagine a world in which the kinds of websites you could access depend on the company that provided your Internet connection.Imagine a world where your ISP dictates what internet-based software you can use; a world where you have to pay to use the Internet based on how much bandwidth you expect to use, a...

The benefits of Frugality

TESS FAGLE/Opinion Columnist

September 10, 2009


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We're a few weeks into the start of another school year, and I'm sure there is one thing on the mind of most of you: Money. «How am I going to get some, but more importantly, how am I going to save some?» As we bemoan our problems, there's that once piece of advice that everyone gets -- o...

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