Opinion

They’re just not that into you

I feel pretty bad for Gov. Mitt Romney. He’s surrounded by a party who just isn’t that into him. Every endorsement, from congressman Paul Ryan…


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Sports is not just a boy’s club

Skirt. Check. Heels. Check. Sports jersey? Check. One of those things is unlike the others. The sports world is widely known as being a male…


Mexico or (drug) bust

Inside the federal zones were street sellers persistently asking to take you on excursions everywhere in Mexico. We walked the streets and not one police…


Palin Goes to Hollywood

I was so excited to watch HBO’s “Game Change,” the television movie chronicling former Gov. Sarah Palin’s rise and fall in the 2008 presidential elections….


Hit the books, hit the bank

Recently, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum called President Obama a snob for wanting everyone to go to college.  Now, putting aside the fact Santorum has…



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Preventable tragedies

The war on a soldier’s mind is getting too gruesome to ignore. As news from the March 11 killing spree of a U.S. Army sargeant…


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The manners on the bus are bad

Most things in life require the use of manners and etiquette and yes, this includes riding the bus. People that use the public transportation system…


Play that funky music, white boys

Is there anything better than when music meets politics? If you watch as much C-SPAN as I do, then your answer is definitely no. Problem…


Not so black-and-white

Are we really considering getting rid of affirmative action? On March 17, the John Roberts-led Supreme Court decided that they would hear a case on…


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Say no to sleepwear

I know pajamas are really comfortable and they make us feel good. I’ve written some of my best essays at home in my pajamas, rollers,…


Internet fame not unlike real fame

So I’ve got a friend who is pretty famous on the Internet. I can’t tell you who it is, so you’ll just have to trust…