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News

Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies. Sanders swept majorities of men, women, independents and young people in his win over Hillary Clinton, but faces challenges in the more diverse states that come next on the primary calendar. Trump, appealing to voters seeking a political outsider, he could benefit from the persistent lack of clarity among the more mainstream Republicans struggling...

Sports

2016 recruiting class adds depth to tight end roster

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  The Rebels return senior tight ends Evan Engram and Jeremy Liggins for the 2016 season, along with redshirt freshman Willie Hibbler. However, the 2016 signing class also loaded up the tight end position for the coming season. The Rebels signed three four-star tight ends according to Scout.com: Jacob Mathis, Gabe Angel, and Octavious Cooley. Octavious Cooley: Cooley, who committed to...

Lifestyles

February Horoscopes

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  Pisces, the Fish: Feb. 19- Mar. 20 You’ve got big plans for this month, Pisces— and so far, everything has been going your way. Your friends are ready to listen to what you have to say, you’re handling your stress pretty well and you’ve even managed to be eating healthy despite the candy that surrounds you. Jupiter’s moon, Callisto, has noticed your synergy with the universe and...

Opinion

#BlackLivesMatter versus #AllLivesMatter

Last semester, several departments and student organizations on campus hosted an “Are You Ready?” dialogue to discuss the ongoing debate between “#BlackLivesMatter” and “#AllLivesMatter”. Much of the evening’s debate centered on understanding the social implications of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. As an avid follower of this movement, I was quite intrigued by the repetition of language from both aisles. On the #BlackLivesMatter side, supporters were angered that #AllLivesMatter supporters devalued their right to specify that the black community should be the focus of social advocacy....