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Shagadelic Eats: green chicken enchiladas

Melissa Brown Published: Noember 8, 2006 After 2004’s Hurricane Ivan ripped off our roof and destroyed most of our belongings, my fianc‚e, son and I drove to Texas to stay with my childhood family that’s scattered across the state.  Our first stop was my brother Jim’s house in the hills of Austin.  I grew up...

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Video game vixens clash in global battle

Ricky Di Published: November 8, 2006 Are you an attractive young woman who enjoys playing video games?  Yeah, I thought not. No.no wait!  Don’t leave! Are you an attractive young woman who would like to win $1000 and a trip to Mexico and wouldn’t mind learning how to play and pretending to like video games...

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Vultures: A mouse among elephants

Michael Rutschky Published: November 6, 2006 Since the start of the semester and my first column, I have received numerous compliments from people all over campus who enjoy “Vultures.”  I don’t know where these people stand politically or who they voted for, but I value every one of them as readers regardless. My column is...

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A look at pros and cons of flu shots

Sahara Locke Published: October 25, 2006 Flu season is once again upon us and whether or not people will take the recommended but often dreaded flu shot remains to be seen. For years doctors have pushed the flu shot as a way to prevent one of the most irritating and in some cases, even fatally...

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Our View: Be a catalyst for change

Published: October 25, 2006 PJC is like a small community.  We all belong to this community, filling roles as students, faculty, administration, and other personnel.  We all contribute to making PJC what it is.  Though it seems like we should be a unified front for campus pride, we are not.  The morale on PJC campuses...

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Vultures: Vote For Me, Nanu Nanu

Michael Rutschky Published: October 25, 2006 Over the weekend I went to the movies and saw Man of the Year, starring Robin Williams as the host of a Daily Show style television show who is urged by his audience to run for President of the United States.  The movie itself was terrific, although it had...

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Shagadelic Eats: Fall Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Melissa Brown Published: October 25, 2006 While carving our Halloween pumpkin this year – one side with a scary face, the other smiling – my three-and-a-half-year-old son wondered what we would do with “all those seeds and slimy stuff.”  Unfortunately, the meat from a large carving pumpkin – the “slimy stuff” – is dry and...

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NFL Players can no longer fight for their right to party

Daniel Lovett Published: October 25, 2006 The NFL Competition Committee spends the first part of the NFL off-season reviewing rules and amending the ones they think have flaws. This past off-season the NFL Competition Committee added their usual amendments to the NFL rulebook, which included many rules that would help to protect the players that...

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Nintendo releases Zelda, and the reign of Wii

Ricky Di and Chris Sapp Published: October 25, 2006 Nintendo’s latest masterpiece, simply called “Wii,” is shaping up to be the top contender in the next generation of video gaming. The system runs an impressive 512 MB flash drive in a sleek case that’s roughly the size of three DVD cases stacked on top of...

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Vultures: Oh yes, there will be blood

Michael Rutschky Published: October 25, 2006 I hope you bleed.  No offense or anything.  One pint of blood can be used to save up to three lives.  The platelets and plasma can be separated from it and put to use, or the whole of your blood can be used. The nearest blood clinic to the...