Archive | February, 2011

Man killed after eating popcorn too loudly at movie theater

A 42-year-old man was shot and killed in Latvia this week during a showing of “Black Swan.” One suspect has been taken into custody. Witnesses say the conflict arose because the man was eating his popcorn too loudly. The shooting took place in the central cinema of this small country’s capital, Riga. (The Telegraph)

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Son forced to wear sign announcing 1.22 GPA

A Tampa mother is defending her decision to stick her teenage son on a street corner with a sign that says, among other things, “GPA 1.22 … honk if I need education.” The mother says she and her husband have tried multiple other methods to encourage their child to achieve better grades. (AP)

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I-Seminars ó window into future academic achievements

by Kipaya Kapiga, Web Editor The Center for Diversity and Global Engagement has recently launched I-Seminar, a new venture to promote interdisciplinary exploration at the College. Each seminar event is structured around presentations of ongoing Independent Study work by current seniors. The presentations are followed by a question and answer session in which attendees are […]

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Unexpected Roommate: Roaches!

Last Friday I discovered something in my room that no one wants to find: a cockroach.† Now, for those of you that don’t know me or have never seen my room, let me tell you that I am obsessed with cleanliness and neatness.† I will even procrastinate doing my I.S. with cleaning my room, and […]

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Radiohead get psychedelic with “King of Limbs”

There’s no denying Radiohead’s “The King of Limbs” is something of a puzzling listen at first. Of course, the band’s career at the forefront of contemporary music these past two decades has been marked by consistent evolution (and a couple outright paradigm shifts), so what’s most surprising is that, on the surface, there doesn’t seem […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITORS

Dear Editors, The world is governed by the aggressive use of force. Obviously, Dan Hanson’s editorial about deifying soliders shows that he has been terribly impacted by the 9/11 attack on America. To say that Americans have had problems with the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is to ignore the events on 9/11, which Hanson […]

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