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Today’s students not so out of touch

Sahara Locke Published: November 22, 2006 Now more than ever, the speed at which information is obtained and absorbed is reaching its peak. Cell phones, iPods, mp3 players, podcasts, blogs, Web sites and newsgroups have made it possible to stay informed without having to stay glued to a newspaper. In a world where the faster...

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Our View: Politics gets in the way of decisions

Published: November 22, 2006 Politics and religion are subjects that are usually avoided in casual conversation, and understandably so: these are topics that most Americans are passionate about. We have seen right-wing conservative Christian Republicans, environmentally and socially conscious Buddhist Independents, liberal atheist Democrats and multiple variations of everything in between. Yet, it would seem...

Condoleezza Rice Wrong on All Counts
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Condoleezza Rice Wrong on All Counts

by Paul Smith Condoleezza Rice has recently taken a job as a political science professor at Stanford University (a position I imagine she was given ironically) and got into a bit of trouble after taking some questions from a couple of students yesterday as evidenced by a recent YouTube video. The short version of the...

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Stop Reissuing the Same Books

by Nathan Cooper As a college student, I know I am often strapped for cash, specifically at the beginning of the semester when I have to buy new books for all my new classes. New books are expensive, plain and simple. Used books can save you but you cannot always get them. The issue isn’t...

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Hope to Harvest: “Almighty Cheerleader?”

by Ansley Zecckine “Turn to the sidelines; that’s God cheering your run. Look past the finish line; that’s God applauding your steps.” –Max Lucado God, a cheerleader? Doesn’t that just sound a bit on the feminine side? Sure, he can do all things, but where’s the all-powerful, rock my socks off and strike me with...

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With Many Distractions, Road Dangers Abound

by Ben Johnson As we all know, there are potential dangers on the road when we drive that could, at any moment, seriously hurt or even kill someone (including yourself). Things like rain, construction, sleet, or snow (not that we have much snow around here), but things of that nature are some things to consider....

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The final steps to becoming a Guide Dog

By Jessica Woods A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the first two years of a guide dog’s training. I would now like to continue that story by telling you about a dog’s professional training and how it is matched with its owner. When a puppy raiser brings a dog back to the school,...

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A Trip to Remember

by Jessica Woods This past weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to attend an annual walkathon at the school where I received Bristol. Walkathon is a yearly fund raiser Southeastern puts together. I would like to share with you some of the experiences that Bristol and I had while attending the event. The trip down...