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Paralympian’s story doesn’t add up

March 16, 2014
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Oscar Pistorius’s murder case from last February the 14th has finally made it to trial. The highly talented Paralympics sprinter is being charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year, as he thought it was an intruder. Pistorius allegedly shouted at her but she was silent…

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Our View: Obvious political double standard is often overlooked

March 16, 2014
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By now, nearly everyone is familiar with Arizona’s Senate Bill 1062; popularly known as the “Religious Freedom Bill.”  The bill’s intent was to allow business owners to exercise their right to religious freedom.  I admit, I don’t even begin to see the point of such a law, as freedom of religious belief and expression are…

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Our View: Tragedy does not define us

April 25, 2013
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The Texas explosion, which happened only days after the Boston bombing tragedy, left 14 dead and several injured. Normally, this tragedy would leave our country distraught and in mourning. However, with the Boston bombing, which only occurred a few days previously, our numbed country was left in greater awe, and what seemed like a loss…

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Still fun to be had

April 25, 2013
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The Adrian College Campus is alive with an ever-changing field of activity and, with most students only noticing or attending to what’s going on in their daily routines, can miss things and events.  It is a horrible feeling to know that you have missed ‘the party of the century’ or ‘the greatest chance of getting…

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Adrian orchestra is young but eager

April 25, 2013
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For many years, Adrian College has gone without an orchestra.  Adrian has a fine band, led by Dr. Marty Marx and a fine choir, led by Tom Hodgeman. Just a few years ago they came up with the idea of having an orchestra and performing that orchestra to the people of Adrian. In the fall…

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Band together for Boston bombing tragedy

April 25, 2013
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As of Friday night, the term #Bostonstrong has been seen all over the U.S and has been the number one trend on twitter. Friday night America defended its citizens by taking another dangerous suspect off the streets, as news coverage showed applause at the scene where the final suspect had been captured by the Boston…

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Our View: Give an “A” effort when preparing for exams

April 19, 2013
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The end of the semester is quickly approaching. With the end of the semester also comes final exams. Final exams mark the last days of classes, before summer break. They also mark the last chance to change your grade before the semester’s end. It is important to take final exams seriously. If you do not,…

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Kobe remains strong

April 19, 2013
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Friday night, tragedy struck the NBA when one of the best and most respected players to ever play the game, fell to a heartbreaking injury. Thirty-four year old Kobe Bryant suffered from a completely torn Achilles tendon, after going down with 3:08 left in their night game, versus the Golden State Warriors. Los Angeles unsurprisingly…

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Ribbons of excellence proves excellent

April 19, 2013
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The Ribbons of Excellence has been a long tradition at Adrian College.  The tradition states that the senior class must present the junior class with ribbons, which represent achievements by the senior class. These ribbons get tied to a shepherd’s crook, which then gets passed down to the junior class.  The senior class is setting…

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Rewards come in all shapes and sizes

April 19, 2013
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It has been a busy year for Adrian College.  A lot of hard work and countless hours of midnight oil has burned over these past two semesters.  We only have a few weeks left in this year, and our pay offs are not too far out of reach. Rewards are the thing that has gotten…

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