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Makeup your mind: opposing views on cosmetic use (Part 2)

Khishigee Ganbold, co-opinions editor

November 4, 2011

Filed under Opinions

What’s that? You want to look like Keira Knightley? Adele? Cruella de Vil? Don’t fret…we have the technology. We just need a little foundation to completely change the color of your skin, concealer to cover your every...

Makeup your mind: opposing views on cosmetic use (Part 1)

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

November 4, 2011

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Natural beauty: a term that’s meaning has been lost throughout the years. Though I cannot tell you exactly when the true idea of natural beauty was lost, I can tell you that girls are starting to apply more and more makeup at...

Occupy Movement unites Americans for common goal

Evin Billington, editor-in-chief

November 4, 2011

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Over the past year, there have been protests in some of the most unlikely places in the world. I’m talking of course about the “Arab spring”, where several Middle Eastern nations—many of whose citizens are not even legally...

A day in the life of a straight-up scumbag

Bailey Rose, co-web editor

November 4, 2011

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Waddup brah? So yesterday was Friday, the best damn day of the week... except for maybe Saturday. But seriously, this Friday was mad decent. When I first got up I could just tell it was gonna be totally chill. The morning started...

Reality TV down for the count in battle against classics

Jeff Collins, staff reporter

November 4, 2011

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Below mimes, the lowest form of entertainment has to be reality television. Now don’t get me wrong, I love television. I love nothing better than going home and watching a good show, but reality shows just don’t fall into...

South’s steadfast athletes stand by principles

September 30, 2011

Filed under Editorial

Going against the social “norm” in order to stand by one’s beliefs can be a difficult thing to do. High school is often identified as a time where peer pressure can affect decision-making and trying to “fit in” is...

Ratemyteachers: more than just bashing

September 30, 2011

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Every August, students wait expectantly for a friend’s schedule to appear on their Facebook news feed before rushing to HomeLogic to see who their teachers will be for the upcoming school year. Upon discovering whose clas...

Parental encouragement is key to ambition and success

Chris Altonji, columnist

September 30, 2011

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Imagine you’re lying on your purple-felt couch, under a big warm blanket, watching “Looney Tunes” (this may be bringing back memories of your childhood but I’m actually thinking about last Thursday night). Now imagine...

Kairos trades secrets as well as life lessons

Thomas Pollick, columnist

September 30, 2011

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“I can’t talk much about it,” I remember my friend Helen Humphrey* telling me on her first week back from Kairos. It was almost as if she was deliberately trying to be mysterious. I waited for her to say something more,...

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