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This Healthcare Reform Makes Me Sick

by Paul Smith Everyone knows healthcare in America is a bloated, chaotic, diseased nightmare in dire need of massive overhaul and reform.  We have almost 50 million without insurance, and millions of those with insurance are constantly dropped or denied coverage for absurd reasons like “preexisting conditions” (as though life itself was not a preexisting...

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Working for the silver lining

Jennifer Rich-Neal Published: October 11, 2006 Anyone who has ever lost someone close to them knows the feeling of emptiness that follows.  Last year, I lost my mother very suddenly to pnuemonia.  It is obvious that I would miss her; she was my mom.  However, after she died, I realized that more was missing than...

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Our View: Parenting comes first

Published: October 11, 2006 As many know, a former Corsair staffer was convicted for viewing child pornography.  Many of the Corsair employees are parents as well as students, and this event definitely shook up the office morale. The job of parenting is one that comes first and foremost in the lives of many PJC students...

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SHAGADELIC EATS: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Melissa Brown Published: October 11, 2006 Chocolate chip cookies are one of America’s iconic foods.  Whether we leave them for Santa on Christmas Eve, make a floury mess baking them with grandma, or simply peel open a store-bought package, Americans probably eat more chocolate chip cookies than any other kind of cookie. This edition of...

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Credibility down and belly-up for Sony stock

Ricky Di and Chris Sapp Published: October 11, 2006 All good things must come to an end, but that doesn’t exclude the mediocre. Sony has been a big name in the gaming industry for over a decade now, but that may not be so for very much longer.  Recent “screw-ups” have pretty much sealed the...

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Sam’s Club? Not for me

Joi Popernack-Cowan Published: June 20, 2006 Going to Sam’s Club to purchase various household items is usually an ordeal. You fight through crowds of people who are surely polygamists. Who else would be buying creamed corn in 50 gallon drums? But our consumerist society tells us that buying toilet paper in huge tank size cubes...

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Cheap Tricks

Moria Dailey Published: April 26, 2006 So, dahlings, it is the end; at least the end of this school year.  So I have one final column with which to barrage you with my advice.  I hope you’ve enjoyed it and gotten something useful out of my meanderings. The final issue I’d like to discuss with...

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Pensacola surprisingly (or not) pagan friendly

Maggie Ming Published: April 26, 2006 Blessings! Wicca is an earth-based religion and one of the most popular forms of paganism. Here in Pensacola, there are quite a few wiccans living among the hundreds of Christians that dominate this region. Surprisingly (or not), this is actually not the best city in America to be pagan....