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Start off to a new semester, Studio Amped

Hey guys and gals, this is Kristen from SGA reporting to tell you of the upcoming events SGA is doing in our school and community. What we are involving ourselves in this time around is a little something called Studio Amped. Studio Amped is an eight week concert series (from January 15 to March 5)...

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Go away, Jay Leno

Paul Smith – The Corsair The recent late-night shake-up at NBC has many people wondering who’s to blame. The conventional wisdom seems to suggest neither talk-show host is at fault, but the real culpability lies with the executives of the NBC brass. However, make no mistake about it; this is all one man’s fault: Jay...

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Hope to Harvest: Come-backs

Ansley Zecckine – The Corsair Large, black letters in all-caps, stamped with all the grace of a firm and proud typeset, flow together into intimidating phrases, sometimes even being gathered from the Bible. They form into signs, magnets and stickers that can be seen on the bumpers of cars, all over some cars, and even...

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Questionable expectancy for the crisis in Haiti

Dana Whitten – The Corsair The fifth deadliest natural disaster in recorded history was a devastating tsunami no less than five years ago off the Indian Ocean coast. Up to 14 countries were affected by this undersea mega-thrust earthquake killing more than 230,000 victims and causing a worldwide humanitarian awareness that engulfed the globe with...

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PTK Theta Chi starts out a new semster

Kimberly Sweetman – Public Relations Officer Hey all, This is the first post for PTK Theta Chi so I thought I would tell you a little about our organization.  We are a chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society which was founded in 1918.  PTK’s Mission is to “recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year...

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Hope to Harvest

Ansley Zecckine – The Corsair There’s a certain masquerade of rules that people paint upon the faces of Christians; in fact, even some Christians make a habit of it. In their minds they believe that one must attend every church service, every Sunday school class, and participate in every church outing or function because that’s...

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‘Climate-gate’ scandal is bogus

Paul Smith – The Corsair As the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark came to an end a few weeks ago with no real agreement reached between countries, many global-warming deniers back in the U.S. were claiming victory due to the recent so-called “Climate-gate” scandal. The scandal refers to an incident a couple...

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Ft. Hood tragedy ‘terrorism’ debate is irrelevant

by Paul Smith The recent tragedy at Ft. Hood in Texas where Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a Palestinian-American and Army psychiatrist, senselessly killed 13 people and wounded 30 others has inspired a ridiculous national debate of over the definition of terrorism. Fox News (of course) recently ran a poll on its website asking whether the...

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Whatever happened to manners?

by Justin Otto As I live my life day to day, I am faced with this question. This is an especially perplexing question as I am from Pensacola, FL – which, in case you aren’t up to date on your geography, is in the Southeastern United States. The reason I bring this up is because...