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Pilgrimage to Penfield: A senior’s perspective

Pilgrimage to Penfield: A senior’s perspective

I never went to Pilgrimage to Penfield as a freshman. I’m not sure why I skipped it, but it probably had to do with me thinking I was too cool to go, and that the trip wouldn’t be fun. It’s a silly attitude to have, but a lot of freshman start college thinking that having school spirit isn’t cool. I’m[Read More...]

Blight affects every single person

Blight affects every single person

Blight is the vacant lot next door with a couch and litter strewn around. Blight is condemned buildings, and blight is uncondemned buildings. Blight is an overpopulation of stray cats and dogs. Blight is a weedy lawn that has not been mowed in months. Blight is unsightly, ugly and unprepossessing. Blight is urban decay. Blight has a broader definition than[Read More...]

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Ebola: Fear for the lives of those who actually have to face it

Ebola is a pretty hot topic right now. It’s deadly, it’s fairly recent, and it’s scary. Honestly, however, it is also a non-factor for most Americans. With only three people in America having been diagnosed with Ebola at this point, many of the corresponding freakouts from people within the United States prove illogical. Don’t get me wrong; in West Africa,[Read More...]

All meal plans are not created equal

All meal plans are not created equal

Like all ideas, it started as a well intentioned plan to make things better. Honestly, it was a brilliant idea when I first heard about it at the beginning of the semester. Well, when I first saw it, I should say. The sign stood in all of its shimmering glory inside of the University Center. It had a dark, navy[Read More...]

Election night may just be the beginning

Election night may just be the beginning

Election 2014 has been an odd paradox: chaotic and exciting yet consistent and static. Some races (like Kansas & Georgia for Democrats as well as Colorado & Iowa for Republicans) have become or remained unexpectedly competitive. However, the overall picture of the 2014 midterms has been remarkably stable; Republicans have continually been slightly favored to win control of the Senate.[Read More...]

Turn out to Turbovote

Nov. 4, 2014, is more than just a day to vote; it is a day to express your voice, to make your opinions heard and to exercise your right to have a say in who represents your interests in both state and national government. There is an undeniable feeling of patriotism involved in walking into the polling place, checking names[Read More...]