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Grumpy Old Men

This weekend I had the duty of getting off my large behind, being dragged from my Saturday cartoons, and traveling to watch a movie so that my fellow students could read a review. I had to make a decision between How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days, Gods and Generals, Kangaroo Jack [the #1…

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The Rage of Anthony Reyes: Part 2

Editor’s Disclaimer: We didn’t really know what we were getting into when we asked Anthony to write an article for Features. Last week, Derrick wrote much of the “Rage of Reyes” piece. This week, we figured we’d give Anthony a shot; he was a good sport after we told him we’d appropriated his name, so…

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A Few of my Favorite Things

The year is 1994. I, a young boy of eight with rosy, baby’s-posterior-soft cheeks and a winning smile, sit in a darkened movie theatre, crying. Images dance on the screen at which I stare, filling my heart with warmth. The film is The Lion King, and I have not been the same since. Flash forward…

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Iraq: Burqas, Sand, and More!

You know how some mornings you wake up naked in a dumpster in Baltimore? Me neither. Just checking. A better question to ask would be this: do you, the reader, know what it is that makes America great? The answer is obvious: America is a free country. Iraq, on the other hand, is clearly not…

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