Taxes are a part of our country’s economic system and are just a fact of life. To quote a line from “Avenue Q,” one of my favorite musicals: “Except for death and paying taxes, everything in life is only for now.” At the time of our country’s founding, the tax on tea was what everyone […]

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It is the year of the presidential election and abortion is a hot topics polarizing our country into “Pro-Choice” and “Pro-Life” categories. It is highly debated, highly publicized and argued in almost every political debate. Planned Parenthood, a lead provider of not only abortions but also women’s reproductive services, is being defunded and abortion clinics in […]

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I love the beginning of a semester, or “syllabus week,” as it is affectionately referred to. It is a time where the workload is light, the morale is high and the stress is at an all-time low. We tend to ignore all of our responsibilities to hang out with friends, go out to parties and […]

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The holiday season is here filled with seasonal drinks, pastries and lights. We are finally able to listen to Christmas music without being judged and can pull out that ugly sweater from the ‘80s. With this season, however, comes gifting. We are participating in Secret Santa groups and trying to find the perfect gifts for […]

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If you haven’t heard in the news already, Michele Bachmann, a former U.S. Representative from Minnesota, made some pretty interesting comments Nov. 3 on Family Research Council radio about Israel that have gotten some pretty heavy media attention. She stated in an interview with Washington Watch Live’s Tony Perkins that Israel is a “a miracle […]

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Students are passionate and proactive people. Especially at a university, where we surround each other at practically every hour of the day, different groups inevitably form. And while these groups can have passionate stances on controversial issues, and should be activists, there is no excuse for violence. This specifically refers to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The […]

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Theater: an American pastime tracing back even to the early 1900s. An array of singing, acting and dancing, that both amazes and entertains us. Theater gives us laughs, joys and tears and helps think about and understand the world around us. William Shakespeare, Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown — there have been innumerable brilliant and […]

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We’re going to Cuba! Well, 42nd street is. Broadway is sending a live concert event called “Broadway Rox” to Cuba. This is a concert highlighting the rock and pop songs on Broadway through the ages, including song from shows such as “Wicked,” “Rent,” “Hair” and many more. The concert is a part of the in […]

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