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Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year?  Did you, like me, abandon it shortly after you made it? Each year brings with it new goals to achieve, opportunities to take advantage of and bad habits to leave behind.  Typically we lose focus on our resolutions as the weeks and months go by. We are busy,...

It is no secret that America has a strange relationship with food and weight. The magazines at the supermarket checkout advertise the latest “miracle...

After a decade of boots on the ground in the Middle East, the military extraction date set for the summer of 2014 can not come soon enough for some Americans....

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which took place on Sunday, gave everyone a lot to talk about this week. Judging from reactions on Twitter, I probably...

As a new academic year dawns upon us, I thought I would take a break from politics and write instead about a positive message that we all need to hear...

During George H.W. Bush’s first term, America had the opportunity to take Saddam Hussein out of power. Instead, the forces were ordered to cease after...

“I’m very glad to have a group that, regardless of personal opinion, is committed to transparency and student representation.” Associated Student...

Summer is a magical time. It can be surprisingly easy to forget your troubles and certainly forget school as the days go by. It’s no wonder that summer is a time where people consider getting a pet. Spring fever has resulted in an influx of puppies and kittens, and the departure from the normal routine seems like the perfect time for a new addition to the family. If...

Over the past few years, after every firearm-related tragedy that makes national news, cries of gun-control and reform ring out over every medium. Some even go as far as calling for the outright banning of firearms, despite the words of the Second Amendment. The numbers to back up these cries show that roughly 15,500 individuals under the age of 19 are injured by firearms...

In my last article, I drew an analogy between American tailgating and Egyptian protesting. I started the article by giving my account of the Jan. 25 revolution and its reasons, and ended it by telling what kind of change it brought about in Egypt’s political life. Throughout the article, I exhibited the impact the revolution had on the United States’ foreign policy....