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‘How I Met Your Mother’ braces for ‘ambitious’ finale

‘How I Met Your Mother’ braces for ‘ambitious’ finale

March 27, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Television

By Chuck Barney Contra Costa Times (MCT) While shooting the pilot for “How I Met Your Mother” back in 2005, Alyson Hannigan genuinely believed the show was destined to fail — not because everything was going wrong, but because everything was working out just right. “It was so wonder...

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obamacare birth-control drugs

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obamacare birth-control drugs

November 26, 2013


Filed under National

By David G. Savage Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear another legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care law, this time to decide whether a corporation can refuse to pay to cover birth control drugs that violate the religious bel...

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

April 18, 2013


Filed under Movies

  The new Evil Dead movie was released April 5, 2013, and was directed by Fede Alvarez. The movie starts with a teaser, where a woman is being chased down in the woods. She is knocked out, and wakes up tied to a post in a cabin with barbed wire. The people around her, scared and shaking, apologiz...

Everyone Has a Story-Joan Johnson

Brittany hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 27, 2013


Filed under Campus

For most students, college is the part of one’s life stage that comes right after high school. It is easier to get financial aid, the study habit is already down, and there are slightly more, but still few, responsibilities. However, for a non-traditional college student, the college life is not...

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 6, legislation was passed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Since then, there has been a serious debate about whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is safe, much less acceptable. In order to fully understand the underlying issue, it is important...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 31, 2013


Filed under Food

Looking for something delicious to make this weekend? Try this new recipe and you won't regret it! 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (About 1 ¼ lb.) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 4 teaspoons chopped fresh chives 4 very thin slices lean cooked ham (About ¾ oz. each) 4 very thin slices...

Human — for better or worse

Robert M. Sapolsky

January 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Los Angeles Times (MCT)--Are people, by nature, kind or rotten? This question has kept philosophers, theologians, social scientists and writers busy for millenniums. A vote for our basic rottenness comes from scholars such as Steven Pinker of Harvard, who has documented how it is the regulating forces ...

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