• Religious Tolerance 101

    [By Emily Smith] [Staff Writer] Islamophobia has been a hot button issue lately, due to recent events in which two masked gun men carrying assault rifles broke into the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine office in Paris and brutally shot up the place, while shouting “Allah Akbur” (God is good), killing eleven and severely injuring others. […]

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  • Olympics in Boston: Homage to History

    [By Jonathan Ten Eyck] [Staff Writer] When discussing Boston as a possible Olympic city it is undeniable that issues will need to be worked out, such as traffic and cost. However, Boston’s no-frills plan, the presence of existing venues, and an existing great sports culture provide many reasons for it to host the 2024 games. […]

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  • Olympics in Boston: Stress in the City

    [By Megan Ziegler] [Staff Writer/Columnist] When I first heard of Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics, I was sitting at a bar in the Chicago airport, waiting for my flight to Boston. Almost everyone in the bar started cheering, with the patriot pride seeping out of the international airport. I was filled with honor for […]

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  • Jo Paterno: Let Down & Legacy?

    [By John Roman] [Staff Writer] Jo Paterno was once one of the most revered men in the world of sports. He led the Penn State Lions to 111 wins over the span of his career making him the winningest coach in the history of NCAA football, until about a week ago this was no longer […]

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  • Out-Gunned

    [By Bob Baird] [Staff Writer] 6/18/2008, 4:20 AM, Wanat village, Nuristan province, Afgahnistan. Around two hundred Taliban insurgents are firing on two dozen Afghan soldiers and forty-eight Americans. Cpl. Jonathan Ayers and Spc. Chris McKaig held off the insurgents from a crows nest, firing over three-hundred rounds. By McKaig’s twelfth magazine, his M-4 carbine overheated, […]

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  • No Spitting: Racism

    [By Luke Matys] [Columnist] In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which was on Monday the 19th, I am writing in this humor/advice column about a very serious topic: racism. Tread carefully, Matys. I know what many of you are thinking: “Come on Luke, we just celebrated MLK day. The only thing you can […]

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  • A Rewarding Experience Over Spring Break

    If you’re looking to serve your community, help those in need, or just something to do over spring break, then the alternative spring break trip to St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia is certainly something to consider! St. Francis Inn is a soup kitchen in the Kensington section of Philadelphia that serves up to 400 meals […]

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