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Whn do u txt?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 22, 2011


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"My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY, it's a gr8 plc."  This is part of an essay a 13 year old Scottish girl handed in to her teacher.  The entire essay was written in text message language. Is proper grammar being lost in schools because of...

Working Out Stress

Ryan Forth, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2011


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It seems that stress is a constant at college. It’s in the classrooms, it’s on the basketball court, it’s in every office on campus, and it is something that plagues everyone in existence. That said, amidst the studying and partying, what options are available to get rid of some of all the pent...

Breasts: Au Naturale vs. Implants

Brooklyn Schlote and Dale Krause

March 31, 2011


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For women there are so many options to change their appearance, whether it is make-up or plastic surgery. But as the plastic surgery trend seems to be on the rise, we dove into the brasserie of life and figured out what we felt. Natural breast or silicone ones, the answer was up to us. Should women subject...

New Food, New World

Leigha Brandt

March 31, 2011


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Imagine yourself lf walking side by side with Queen Elizabeth on a Sunday afternoon; taking a stroll through her courtyard of exotic plants and sipping British tea.  Now imagine yourself on a double-decker staring up at Big Ben in the backdrop of a warm orange sky.  Few words can define London....

Jimmy John’s: The New Kid on the Block

Brook Schlote, Reporter

March 31, 2011


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Jimmy John’s, the quick-serve sandwich shop has come to Norfolk, Nebraska. As of February 1st, the establishment, known for their incredibly fast manufacturing and delivery of sandwiches has set up shop at 500 S 13th St. The shop itself has a hipster feel, and makes the waiting experience fly past. ...

The Travel of a Thought

Ryan Forth, Assistant EIC

March 31, 2011


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How often will a person think about where a thought travels? For example, how did we suddenly start talking about life in outer space? We were talking about chances. Odds are there are about four parts of that conversation you forgot about. Life is like that. You can look at the beginning of something:...

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Brooklyn Schlote, A&E Editor

March 29, 2011


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In Peggy Orenstein’s new book, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, she documents trying to raise a daughter in a princess infused world. Seeing tiaras, frilly dresses and plastic slippers everywhere could be bad for your daughter claims Orenstein. “What these companies will tell you is that girls want...

Federal checkbook out of stubs

Dale Krause, EIC

March 29, 2011


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Earlier this year, the Federal Government had been whispering of a possible "shutdown" due to the fattening growth of the U.S. deficit. Shortly after, Congress had passed a two-week extension on the continuing resolution in order to avoid the "shutdown." The extension also dispels any 2011 spending...

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