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From pumpkins to Christmas tree

December 14, 2010
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By: Lara Kuhnt “It drives me nuts. I turn the radio off every time they start playing Christmas music. I mean, c’mon, it’s just November,”said sophomore Allison Ng. And she is not alone. “I like everything about Christmas, but it kind of ruins my anticipation,” Sarah Reynolds, American...

Main Stairs Cartoon

December 6, 2010
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Cartoon: Kaylan Ballard ...

Opinion: Freedom of Speech

October 27, 2010
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By: Alex Stompoly This month a case is going to be heard by the Supreme Court on whether or not certain activities are protected under free speech in the Bill of Rights.  The activity in question is protesting, and where this is taking place, funerals. Matthew Snyder a twenty year old war hero and son, was killed...

Movie review: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

October 13, 2010
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By: Aggie Rieger Wall Street Money Never Sleeps is a sequel to an old movie your parents have heard of for sure- it earned actor Michael Douglas an Oscar. Chances are that you’ve never heard of the original film, but you will hear about this movie, or at least, its content and actors. Wall Street Mon...

Movie Review: Vampires Suck

September 16, 2010
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  By: Jessica Nichols Tired of all of the Twilight hype? Apparently Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (directors who worked created the Scary Movie franchise) felt the same way because they put together their creative, comedic talents together and turned the Stephanie multi-million dollar franchise t...

Emmy’s Review

September 14, 2010
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By Tatyana Pekarsky On Sunday, Sept. 12, the 62nd annual Emmy Awards were held in Los Angeles. There were a total of 26 categories that included best acting, writing, music and so on for specific genre. The winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series was Jim Parsons for his role in ‘Big ...

Warped Tour

August 17, 2010
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By: Kalliope Ashton Over 17,500 people arrived at Sandstone Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, Kansas on August 2nd and endured temperatures of 115 degrees for this year’s annual Vans Warped Tour. Warped Tour is an all day concert that can have up to one hundred bands playing each day, depending on which city they’re in. There are eight different stages in which the bands ar...

Movie Review: Inception

August 15, 2010
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By: Aggie Rieger Inception, released July 16th earned a whopping $60.4 million it’s opening weekend, as reported by Times magazine. How good is this high-grossing film anyways?  With a budget of over $160 million and reports that the script took eight years to construct, it’d better be pretty ...

Last Rodeo

August 15, 2010
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By: Chelsie Yokum On Friday August 6, Brooks & Dunn performed at the Sprint Center downtown in the Power and Light District. After nearly two decades of success, the duo is bringing their partnership to an end with one final cross-country tour dubbed the “Last Rodeo”. I had pretty high expectatio...

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