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Teriyaki Jar: savory without taking your savings!

Cameron Kubacki, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

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     Teriyaki Jar is a Japanese restaurant located extremely close to the Austin College Campus. We college students seek a delicious meal at a reasonable price, which is sometimes hard to find. Well, look no further than Teriy...

Death of the American postal service?

Cameron Kubacki, Student Writer

March 25, 2013

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The postal service recently announced that it was dropping Saturday deliveries beginning in August and that it was going to shift over to a five-day delivery schedule in a move to cut costs. The Saturday cut could save anywhere...

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Review

Cameron Kubacki, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is a chain that started in Fort Worth. Fuzzy’s specializes in quick Baja style tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and nachos. Fuzzy's currently maintains more than 60 stores including the one in Sherman on whic...

A question of trust? Gun control and government conspiracy

Rebecca Jones, Opinions Editor

February 20, 2013

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To frame this conversation about recent developments in gun control legislation, I went right to the heart of debate: the comment section of several Huffington Post articles on the matter. Here it’s easy to decipher between ...

Vatican Vacancy

Nick Bowen, Art Editor

February 18, 2013

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POPE NO MORE   Rain pours from Vatican City.  A lone figure slumps off into the distance- dejected, alone. In the nearby dumpster a costume, a remnant of this man’s old code sits awaiting its return. But there is...

Marijuana legalization: good, bad, or both?

Cameron Kubacki, Staff Writer

November 20, 2012

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Voters in Colorado and Washington recently passed start-ups to legalize marijuana for recreational use—a decision which may be single handedly the largest victory for those in the marijuana legalization movement. While these...

Election season comes to a close

Akshara Vivekananthan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2012

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Just like that, the 2012 Presidential election ended this past Tuesday. Amongst different opinions and a significant difference in electoral votes, President Obama was re-elected for a second term. The political ads, excessive...

Skateboarding: a lost art form?

Cameron Kubacki, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

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True skateboarding is an art form, where individuals can express themselves. Skateboarding can be as visceral and as laid back as the person skating wants. Skateboarding has a culture: of music, of art, of fashion. You cannot have true skateboarding without the...

Newsweek becomes another unfortunate statistic

Rebecca Jones, Opinions Editor

October 23, 2012

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That’s one more strike for print journalism. Last Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 6:45 am, Editor Tina Brown and CEO Baba Shetty announced on The Daily Beast that this year would be the last for Newsweek’s weekly print edition....

Two week policy threatens Greek experience

Alicia McClung, Staff Writer

October 7, 2012

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Right before the start of this academic year, the Greek organization presidents were informed that the school is requiring that the new-member education program, normally a 5-6 week activity, be shortened to a total of two weeks this coming spring.  As a current offic...

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