Archive | October, 2013

On the casual condemnation of Miley

Adam Donnelly The media is trying really hard to convince us that Miley Cyrus isn’t sexy. If you type “Miley Cyrus is” into Google, the words they suggest are “ugly”, “gross” and “disgusting” (the fourth one is “crazy”). This is all strange because she’s actually a really attractive young woman. It doesn’t matter how stupid […]

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Darn you, mailbox!

Allie Miraldi After suffering for three long years, I have finally decided to launch a formal complaint to the mail gods of Lowry. I am a five-foot eight and three-quarters inch tall female. I do not consider myself a giant by any means, but I am significantly taller than the average American female (at least […]

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Tokenism and the question of supposed International diversity

Gareth McNamara If I asked you to don the United States’ national costume, would you have a clue where to begin? I have my doubts that there’s a place in your wardrobe dedicated to your Yankee-ist pants and matching shirt and tie. Pilgrim hats and buckled shoes are probably out, too. In a pinch, maybe […]

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Critical Approach to Miley Cyrus

James Parker Every child star seeks to indelibly mark his or her entrance into adulthood. With the release of her latest album, titled Bangerz, Miley Cyrus proves to be no exception to this rule. For five years, Cyrus served as a Disney sweetheart on the widely popular series Hannah Montana. With her southern drawl and […]

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Privilege and Perambulations

R Taylor Grow    It is 2:38 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, and I am sitting at the bar in Beall Avenue McDonald’s eating a McDouble that has done nothing particularly exciting for my senses. But I feel relieved. Sometimes perambulating through campus is depressing; sometimes when it hits 2 a.m., the path to Kenarden Lodge […]

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A call for student-administration dialogue

Jesse Tiffen Doug Laditka, the Director of Facilities and Physical Plant Operations, addressed some important statistics that all students should be aware of in last week’s issue of the Voice. According to Mr. Laditka, “In the past three years the college has invested $6 million to improve the energy efficiency in all of the major […]

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