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Whimsical Wildcat: NFL should reconsider league name, derogatory mascots

With all the controversy going on in professional and collegiate sports with team names, you’d think the fact that the National Football League and NCAA football use of the term “football” would have been among those considered controversial in sports. There is a lot of discussion going on right now about teams that have affiliations […]

If I can manage to round up a groundhog, is it too much to ask to give us a few more weeks of autumn? It’s been such a beautiful autumn season this year that I don’t want it to end. Whether it’s the colorful hikes, a couple extra outdoor BBQs, an extra golf round or […]

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Many Americans have gone to Sea World and came away with memorable experiences that last a lifetime. I am one of those people. I visited Sea World in San Diego about five years ago for the first time, and I loved every minute of it. It wasn’t until years later that I realized I was […]

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When I look back at my life and remember all the Halloween events I’ve witnessed, I remember why Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Since I can’t pinpoint just one specific reason, I’ve come up with six reasons why I am so fond of it, especially this year. 1. Scaring people. When […]

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I see and hear complaining about Weber State and Ogden on Facebook and on the WSU Confessions page. Don’t trip; just get involved and get out more to enjoy life. We have a sweet situation at Weber State. We are full of diversity, and provide lots of experiences with many different cultures and climates that […]

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Just because every president since George Bush has admitted to smoking marijuana doesn’t mean you should blame pot for our country’s pitfalls. In fact, you should do the opposite. Marijuana could easily contribute to overcoming our economic crisis and provide quality medications for people in need. Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and […]

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