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As many of you probably know, the much-anticipated third season of “Game of Thrones” premiered yesterday. I never thought I’d join the legion of “Game of Thrones” addicts when it first started becoming insanely popular a year or two ago. As far as I could tell, it represented everything that tends to put me off […]

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In an unfortunate bit of “where are they now?” trivia, media outlets broke the news on Friday that former NFL cheerleader Elizabeth Garner was charged of trying to seduce a minor. Garner, who retired from cheering for the Tennessee Titans in 2008, is accused of trying to pull down a 12-year-old boy’s pants at a […]

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This week, I was sitting in the Shepherd Union Building’s cafeteria when I heard the students at the table next to me saying something like, “Money can’t buy happiness, but it sure helps.” (You might think this was you, but I’m sure many students say it every day, so you can’t be sure. Also, I […]

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Another spring break has come and gone. And, according to TV and movies, we all spent it at the beach, gyrating to a tuneless throb of music and gleefully throwing our clothes to the winds. I know that actually sounds really boring to us as adults, but, further according to popular media, we also met […]

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Making the rounds on Facebook this week was a piece in The American Conservative written by none other than Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah and Republican candidate in the 2012 presidential elections. Huntsman, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, argued in his editorial that “marriage equality is a conservative […]

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“There is nothing on earth that we share. It is either Valjean or Javert.” While Russell Crowe might have been among the less-talented singers in the recent film adaptation of “Les Miserables,” this is one of the lines that has tended to stick in my head the most after seeing the movie. It might just […]

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