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Raz’s Rants #4: Your Opinion Matters

Raz, Observer Contributor

February 10, 2014

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  “Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion”. Sure. We've all heard this nice little sentiment before. It's non-confrontational, dismissive, and ultimately pointless. Of course everyone has opinions, but not ev...

Government Shutdown: What was the Point?

Jamarquis T. Owens, Observer Contributor

November 18, 2013

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The government shut down. What did it mean exactly? Because even though the government was “shut down”, anarchy didn’t really begin on the streets (well, for the most part). And now many of us are wondering what would happen...

Trick r Treat: My Inner Child’s Perspective on the Best Halloween Candy

Cameron Kubacki, Observer Contributor

October 31, 2013

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Almost every kid in America has high hopes of receiving a few of their favored candies on Halloween, and while many where easy to please, but I am sure some end up feeling ripped off. So sit back this Halloween and enjoy your...

Raz’s Rants # 3: On Halloween & Horror

Raz, Observer Contributor

October 28, 2013

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That fateful harvest season is upon us again, friends, and it seems it falls to me to make note of something I found amusing: That those with religious faiths take pleasure in celebrating Samhain- my apologies, Halloween. Before it was...

Raz Rants #2: Love? What’s the Big Deal?

Raz

October 14, 2013

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Love is good. We love love. We seek it with every breath and every step we take. Every move we make. It’s in every window, every door. It’s all we ever want. All we need is love. So why do we resist this as a culture? Why...

Teach For America: Helping or Hindering?

Madison Messenger, Observer Contributor

September 27, 2013

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As an Austin College freshman I would have readily sworn that Teach For America (TFA) was nothing less than brilliant, and anyone who disagreed obviously hated children, freedom, and apple pie. TFA scours the country seeking out...

Raz’s Rants # 1: The “Good” Book

Raz, Observer Contributor

September 20, 2013

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As this is my first article for the Observer, I thought I'd start off by taking a deep breath and diving clear in, so let's get the ball rolling with one of the most difficult and touchy subjects available to discuss in today's...

WHERE’S MY PANINI PRESS ?!?!?!??!?!

Cameron Kubacki, Observer Contributor

September 20, 2013

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The Austin College cafeteria was recently updated over the summer, and while our beloved cafeteria received a much-needed facelift there have been some small oversights. The new cafeteria actually has more food stations than ...

Getting to know Hugh MacDiarmid

Kat Shelby, Observer Contributor

September 20, 2013

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To each and every hipster-scum on the search for the next underground bastard to boast about on your blog: If you’re searching for a man who murders the English language and eats her heart in the name of Scots, a molester...

Oh, Miss America

Madeline Akers, Observer Contributor

September 20, 2013

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To be honest, I had forgotten that the Miss America pageant existed until the internet exploded with criticisms of the new Queen and criticisms of her detractors. Pageants are relegated in my memory to the part of my life where...

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