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Snowy Days Bring Wishful Prays

Snowy Days Bring Wishful Prays

December 20, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Julia Sharkey '13 Staff Writer Rumor had it the first real snow was supposed to fall on Dec. 16, which gave students hope for a possible snow day. Students hoped to wake up to the shrill sound of the telephone ringing, and the message of the school cancellation on the line. Tie...

Culture Without Conflict

Culture Without Conflict

December 13, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Judaism and I have a strange relationship. If we see each other at a party, he’ll buy me a drink, but somehow I’ll lose his number. And next month I’ll see him again, and I’ll make up some excuse for why I never called. Judaism is an attractive stranger on the train, a waiter wh...

Has This Flame Burned Out?

Has This Flame Burned Out?

December 13, 2010

Image via Wikipedia When it’s the holiday season, being Jewish rocks. There’s something very thrilling, almost dangerous in a way, about going out for Chinese food on Christmas Eve and being the only house on my street that’s not draped with copious amounts of colorful lights. Just deviating from the norm. What...

Breaking News or Boring News?

Breaking News or Boring News?

December 9, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Wikileaks, a group dedicated to leaking confidential government files, has done it again, releasing thousands of classified documents containing conversations between American diplomats and other diplomats from around the globe. Julian Assange, the face of the organization, is once again sporting a new look. His once long...

Cartoon Characters Take Over Facebook

Cartoon Characters Take Over Facebook

December 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This past week, a huge number of facebook users have swapped out their standard profile pictures for cartoon characters ranging from Tommy Pickles of “Rugrats” fame to Winnie the Pooh. Some are just taking part in these shenanigans for the fun of it, due to the Cartoon Network spon...

Volunteer Doctor in Haiti Speaks to Students in LLC

Volunteer Doctor in Haiti Speaks to Students in LLC

December 6, 2010

Image via Wikipedia During periods 5 and 6 on Dec. 3, Belly Eleck, who will graduate medical school in June, spoke to a group of students in the Library Learning Commons about her work in Haiti and Guatemala. Eleck focused on her time in Haiti because of the recent earthquake, hurricane, and outbreak of cholera. However, her first trip there was before...

Watch Student Speeches from May 4 Rally

Watch Student Speeches from May 4 Rally

May 6, 2009

Image via Wikipedia [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcSlRzC5HuQ&feature=channel_page[/youtube] "Without [critical thinking skills] there will be no leaders in our community, in our future. We don't need these classes to be cut. We cannot afford that." -JJ Mathewson '12 [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/wat...

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