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Cadet Awarded Gold “Glitz” in German Armed Forces Proficiency

Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Cadet Awarded Gold “Glitz” in German Armed Forces Proficiency

For Amberly Glitz ’12 of Chicago, being active and productive simply means “extra opportunities,” which she always feels honored to be a part of. Despite being one of a few girls currently in the the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps [ROTC] program, her leadership, determination, and love for her country successfully earned her Gold in the German Armed Forces Proficiency event in Washington, D.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Write Anything, Solve Everything

Nintendo DS developers and the software developers at 5th Cell have generated a great deal of buzz in recent months about their latest, greatest innovation in gaming technology: Scribblenauts. Scribblenauts is a pioneering venture in emergent gameplay, encouraging-even demanding-creativity and imaginative thinking from the player in a way that has never before been explored.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Editor vs. Editor

Catherine Northington Favorite Internet Video: “Minesweeper: The Movie” www.collegehumor.com/video:1770138 Her Thoughts: This never gets old. It takes that classic game that all of us spent fruitless hours trying to conquer on that mammoth desktop computer in our living room, and adds an element of melodrama and personal intrigue to the storyline.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

The War on Terror and the Power of Preparation

Advocates for strong national defense and aggressive foreign policy like to distinguish between what it means to have a pre and post-9/11 mentality. They seek to highlight the sense of preparedness for conflict which Americans ought to have as a result of the deaths of 3,000 people on our nation’s soil.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Lords of the Rings: One Man’s JRW Experience

This past weekend I was finally able to attend JRW, formally known as Junior Ring Weekend. All of my previous expectations and opinions were surpassed and I was extremely lucky to have had such a positive experience. So many people before me have given me different types of feedback-ranging from extremely positive to quite negative.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

“Cause We Are Living In A Material World”. . . Too Bad

Do you know those girls? I think that’s all that needs to be said. They only talk to each other and even if they did talk to other people you probably would not want to talk to them, as they are extremely alienating because they are so shallow and materialistic.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Female Voices on Tough Issues

Last Thursday, Amy Sullivan of TIME was on campus to give a talk on religion and politics. After her presentation, I had the pleasure of joining Sullivan, two professors, and a handful of my peers for dinner. Our conversation was peppered with a discussion of feminism.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Dashboard Is Back

Dashboard Confessional, the band behind such memorable acoustic rock ballads as “Screaming Infidelities,” “Vindicated,” and “Stolen,” released their latest album, Alter the Ending, about a week ago. With this release singer/songwriting emo heartthrob Chris Carrabba tries to find a balance between breathy acoustic and emotional tales of heartbreak and the faster, high-gloss rock tunes, with mixed results.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Birth Control Ads Breed Responsibility (Not Babies)

It is an average Sunday afternoon in the fall. What are a majority of Americans doing? That’s right, watching football. And we all know the commercials that come with watching football: Budweiser ad, Bud Light ad, Geico ad, Miller Light ad, Levitra ad, Heineken ad, Viagra ad, another Bud Light ad, and then, finally the game returns.

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Uncategorized | Nov.19, 2009

Job Performance Not An Accurate Character Judge

We should all be nervous. All of us are on the verge of making perhaps the biggest decision of our lives. In the next few years we are all going to have to stop pondering the infantile question of what we want to be when we grow up and actually put those wheels in motion.

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