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It’s not a vacation, it’s studying abroad

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September 26, 2012

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Kevin Coriolan | Staff Writer Living temporarily in a foreign world requires preparation and meditation throughout the stay. That contemplation will never be perfect from what I can see this semester. Currently, I’m st...

Backpack weighing you down?

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September 19, 2012

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Erika Garcia | Opinion Co-Editor Today as I looked out into the sea of college students on campus, I couldn’t help but notice the different postures and the various speeds of each individual. Some dragged their feet and appeared...

What’s in your bag?

September 19, 2012

In preparation for the election

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September 19, 2012

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Meghan Harmening | Contributing Writer After all of the excitement has died down from each party’s national convention, many of you may be wondering, “What’s next?” It’s a simple question that many of us are merely unsure a...

Congrats BVU on awareness

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September 19, 2012

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Megan Vogt | Opinion Co-Editor First of all, I wanted to start out and say this: “Thank you BVU for raising awareness.” Early Tuesday morning, I was sitting in class when I received an e-mail from a professor inviting a...

Academic dishonesty everywhere

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September 19, 2012

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Erica Ocker | Contributing Writer Integrity is very important when it comes to receiving an education. Academic honesty is expected from all students at Buena Vista University (BVU), and anything that is dishonest will not...

Celebrity marketing: Lady Gaga’s spin

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September 19, 2012

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Melanie Boysen | Contributing Writer No matter where you go, people look up to celebrities. Sometimes it’s a good thing, and sometimes it’s just crazy. Don’t get me wrong; feel free to express yourself. But really, what...

Many voting laws about vote suppression, not fraud

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September 19, 2012

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Shawn Rodine | Contributing Writer Because it is September, we are now reaching the final two months of election season here in the United States. As usual, politicians are using misleading political ads, making promises they...

Tax funding for inmate surgeries

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September 12, 2012

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Kristen Bracker | Contributing Writer The rights of prison inmates are not something that we usually consider in our daily lives. For me, it is almost like “out of sight, out of mind.” It isn’t that we don’t care,...

‘Feminist’ as a derogatory term

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September 12, 2012

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Megan Vogt | Opinion Co-Editor What do you think of when you hear the word feminist? Is it a woman who screams at all men because she doesn’t feel that her rights are recognized? Is it a woman with signs standing outside of a ...

Blogger reaction: Republican National Convention

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September 12, 2012

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Meghan Harmening | Contributing Writer It was an emotional day on August 30th as America’s assumptions were confirmed at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. It’s #RomneyRyan2012 everybody! The duo brings...

Blogger reaction: Democratic National Convention

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September 12, 2012

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Tyler Reed | Contributing Writer The Democratic National Committee has officially come and gone this past week. As is customary, elected officials and exceptional Americans alike flooded the North Carolina stage to reaffirm...

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