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    Make marriage equal for all citizens

    By Steven Barker Opinions Editor Despite serving as soldiers, teachers, and role models in our communities, the gay community still faces legislation that ostracizes individuals for their sexual orientation, a fact that should inspire in all...
    February 20, 2013 341 1
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    Super Bowl power outage causes ruckus

    By Katy McCoy News Editor The Ravens were ahead 28-6 when the lights began to fade less than two minutes into the third quarter in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Viewers were completely taken aback by the outage,...
    February 13, 2013 337 1
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    U.S. should reconsider drone strikes

    By Jonathan McDonald Staff Writer Lately, a big issue of debate in American media has been the U.S. Drone Strikes. Talks on the drone strikes didn’t get much attention until recently due to a 16-page secret...
    February 13, 2013 357 1
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    Super Bowl ads: overly sexual?

    By Robin Gracia Staff Writer Given that a 30-second commercial slot during the Super Bowl can run upwards of $4 million, you would expect advertisers to roll out their most innovative and ingenious ideas for the...
    February 13, 2013 458 1
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    Valentine’s Day 101 for singles

    By Athena Skapinakis Features Editor Brace yourselves and take cover – the arrows of Cupid are upon us. Unless, of course, you’re single. Some eagerly await Valentine’s Day, excited for what hints, subtle and obvious, of...
    February 13, 2013 460 1
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    Smoking ban would threaten students’ rights

    By Christian Muñoz Staff Writer Smokers are going to find a way to smoke, and non smokers will find a way to inhibit them. The occasional whiff of secondhand smoke and the more frequent sightings of...
    February 13, 2013 523 2
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    Frank Ocean vs. Chris Brown

    By Jonathan McDonald Staff Writer In recent entertainment news a big controversy has been the fight between singers Frank Ocean and Chris Brown outside the Westlake Recording Studio in Los Angeles on Jan. 27. What makes...
    February 6, 2013 322 0
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    How to survive midterms

    By Aubrey Singh Staff Writer Congratulations on successfully surviving the first four weeks of the winter quarter. There is little time for celebration as midterms have crept up on us again. Don’t go into overdrive meltdown...
    February 6, 2013 369 0
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    It’s about time for women in active combat

    By Cache’  Cantrell Staff Writer Policies prohibiting women in military combat have been eradicated and women’s rights advocacy groups are rejoicing. According to the Department of Defense approximately 237,000 positions are now available to women, which I...
    February 6, 2013 730 1
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    Entertainment industry must adapt to file sharing

    By Christian Munoz Staff Writer You wouldn’t download a car; why would you steal a movie? Being an age where vast amounts of information are as easily accessible as the milk in my refrigerator, most people...
    February 6, 2013 642 2

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