OpEd

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    August 21, 2014
    Jennifer Aniston: Why You REALLY Shouldn...
    According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) up to 24 million people of all ages and genders...
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    August 20, 2014
    Teaching US History Goes Beyond the Text...
    As kids head back to school this month across the country, they’re being greeted by more than vine videos, classroom gossip and...
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    August 19, 2014
    The Legitimacy of Police Authority
    The National Guard has been officially ordered to intervene in Ferguson, Missouri. Officials hope that the presence of an outside force will...
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    August 18, 2014
    Prison Reform in 5 Easy Steps
    As of late I have been hearing a lot about prisoners getting released from prison after years of being there for some...
  • Discrimination
    August 18, 2014
    “We Don’t Serve Your Kind He...
    Due to a recent influx of media coverage regarding businesses refusing services to the openly gay population, a variety of opinions have...
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    August 15, 2014
    Who protects Ferguson from itself?
    In Ferguson, Missouri we’re seeing what it looks like when people feel so pushed, so disenfranchised and so absolutely voiceless that it...
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    August 15, 2014
    In Race Wars There are No Winners
    A white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. Many have speculated about the details that led up to the confrontation...
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    August 14, 2014
    The Conspiracy of Hope
    If there’s anything I’ve learned from watching movies like Conspiracy Theory, Independence Day or say, The Matrix, it’s that just be...
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    August 13, 2014
    Treating Chronic Pain in America is a Pa...
    Imagine that someone is poking a needle into your hand. They take it out. Then they poke it in again. Over and...
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    August 13, 2014
    The Lasting Lessons of Robin Williams
    The entertainment world lost a legend this week when Robin Williams took his own life. Unlike the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman...

Politics

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Texas is as Texas Does

People are going to believe what they want. Pit Bulls are evil dogs. President Obama was born in Kenya. There is a...

News

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ISIL Beheads American Jour...

Following yesterday’s horrific and brutal execution of American photo journalist James Foley at the hands of ISIS terrorists...

Pop Culture

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Why Cold as Ice About the ...

You’ve heard about it by now. Maybe you’ve even had a bucket of ice water dumped over your head.  The growing phenome...

Op Ed

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Jennifer Aniston: Why You ...

According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) up to 24 million people of all ages and ...

Television, Movies & Books

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Naked and Famous Televisio...

I don’t know who is in charge of show business these days, but he, she or both are obsessed with naked people....

Music

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The 90s: 5 Definitive Alb...

Over the weekend I went and watched Everclear play at the towncenter.  I ran into fellow Lefty Popper and editor Lance Burson. ....

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