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Fort Hood shooting reveals a lack of protection for citizens

April 13, 2014
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On Wednesday, April 2nd there was a deadly shooting at Fort Hood in Texas. Three people were killed and 16 were injured before the shooter, identified as Specialist Ivan Lopez, killed himself, reported CNN.com. Fort Hood is one of the largest posts in the world with 45,414 soldiers and 8,900 civilian employees, according to the…

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Only 4 weeks left, keep your eye on the ball, bulldogs!

April 3, 2014
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It is very easy to fall into a slump as the end of the year quickly approaches. But, we’re here to tell you, “don’t do it!” As spring rolls around and the sun finds it’s way to Adrian, MI, again, I don’t blame you for wanting to throw in the towel. But why sacrifice all…

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Young girl stands up for the fight against cancer and gets penalized

April 3, 2014
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When people are going through hard times they need the love and support of friends to help them through, such actions were displayed by eleven year old Kamryn Renfro this past Wednesday in Denver, Colorado. Kamryn’s best friend, fellow eleven year old Delaney Clements has been fighting childhood cancer since the age of seven. Recent…

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Governor Rick Snyder is a roadblock for progress and equality

April 3, 2014
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Just recently Michigan has become the eighteenth state to legalize gay marriage. Many couples rushed to get married on Saturday, the first day allowing gay marriages, in celebration of winning the long hard battle to have these rights. More than 300 couples married on the first day. Many people in the state of Michigan, including…

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Cabrera plans to make Motor City his home, after signing contract

April 3, 2014
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As we know, Opening Day has just happened around the nation, stadiums of the 32 Major League Baseball teams are officially opened for business. As a Tigers fan, I am especially happy because it means the weather is finally getting warm, and we get to see some of the best players in baseball in action…

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Meeting with your advisor could change your future!

March 28, 2014
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Monday, March 31 is the first day to register for classes. This can be a stressful day for some students because they stress about not getting the classes they want, especially if they do not get to register first. There are many ways to cut down on the anxiety of registration and advising. They are:…

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Location of missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370 still “up in the air”

March 28, 2014
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It has now been two weeks since the Malaysian Airline Flight 370 mysteriously disappeared. The large Boeing 777 was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crewmembers leaving Kuala Lumpur and heading to its destination of Beijing, China. Very few clues have been left behind to help search and rescue teams find the plane, or to help…

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City Commission debates “Discrimination Prohibited” ordinance

March 28, 2014
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On March 17th, a day on which, according to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland, I was sitting in a City Commission meeting, and the city commissioner had to withdraw a nondiscrimination ordinance, due to the need to rework the wording of the draft. This ordinance will extend the protection of the current…

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Our View: Try something new, attend the spring concert!

March 21, 2014
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As I’m sure we are all aware, the 2014 spring concert is only days away. The advertisements, for the concert, this year have been extensive and the email reminders have been even more extensive. But honestly, I know you are still asking yourselves the same question, “Is it worth going?”. Before the two bands, Walk…

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“Ban Bossy” campaign is a smokescreen for celebrity publicity

March 21, 2014
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The “Ban Bossy” campaign endorsed by Beyonce, Condoleezza Rice, Jennifer Garner, and Sheryl Sandberg has been spreading virally over the last week. Considered as four influential women they have joined together to get the world to stop using the word “bossy”. This campaign is part of a feminist movement directed at people to stop referring…

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