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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Hooray for the casting director

Do you desire a little more magic, murder, and mystery in your measured and mundane life? God knows I do, and The Prestige offered a moderate amount of help in filling that dark and musty void. It didn’t have quite enough to ease the emptiness of a foul Sunday night, but the movie certainly left me with enough contemplative fodder to pass a few moments that would have otherwise been burdened by the ever-growing weight of mid-October boredom.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Picks of the Week

Movie The Big Lebowski Directed by Joel Coen Music The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced? Experience Hendrix Book Catch 22 By Joseph Heller

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Eat or Die not worth the calories

Some say that solitude produces genius, and no rapper personifies this better than Ras Kass. The west coast MC has had a roller coaster ride of a career since his debut album, Soul On Ice. The 1996 release is hailed as his best work and started the biggest buzz from a west coast rapper not named 2Pac.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Flag flies at half-staff

It’s hard to make a really good war film. Capturing humanity’s highest highs and lowest lows on camera requires walking a very fine line between gratuitousness and insensitivity. Flags Of Our Fathers is guilty of the latter. Non-cohesive storytelling, an immature cast, and by-the-books backdrops make this Clint Eastwood/Steven Spielberg wannabe epic just that-a wannabe.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Balancing national interests with fair trade needs

In 1776, Adam Smith argued that nations should export the surplus of what they are best at producing and use the revenue to import what they were less capable of making.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

‘Ain’t no love in the heart of the city’

Rap artist Fabolous was shot in the leg last Tuesday outside P. Diddy’s restaurant, Justin’s, after a series of events that occured inside the resturant. He fled the scene, and his car was picked up by police after running a red light. Cops found two loaded unlicensed guns in the car and placed Fabolous under arrest.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Think that Facebook addiction is harmless?

College students spend a great deal of time on their computers and the Internet, using it for classwork and as a relaxing release from the stress of college life and a way to stay connected with friends and family. What they may not know, however, is there is a point where this addiction may be a medical problem.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Week In Review

Technology Mozilla launches Firefox 2.0 browser International Yunus suggests microcredit for China National Obama considers 2008 persidential race

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Tech-savvy students pay for product failures

Poor manufacturing techniques are thought to be cause of a recent rise in recalls among technology companies.

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Uncategorized | Oct.27, 2006

Meet your new roomie

The first year of college is often one of changes and adjustments-anew school, dining hall food, doing one’s own laundry, and, for many, sharing a room for the first time. Often, a student has never had a roommate and can be unsure of how to act. Roommates, however, do not always get along, and sometimes if a situation grows increasingly worse, a roommate change becomes necessary.

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