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On the march for a little respect

Laura Ofobike | The Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio (MCT)

February 17, 2011

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Feb. 15--The night Hosni Mubarak told Egyptians he was not going to step aside as president, CNN interviewed Wael Ghonim, the young Google executive credited with giving the protest its rolling start. Tears streaking down his fa...

The invincible iPhone

February 16, 2011

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What's so special about the iPhone 4? Not much, but if it's made by Apple, it must be great, right?Since Apple's release of the iPhone in 2007, people have envied those fortunate enough to have one, gasped at the mention of a relea...

They’re Going to Have to Chop Oscar in Half…or Maybe Thirds

Daniel Faulkenberry | Staff Writer

February 9, 2011

Filed under Opinion

This year's Academy Awards is set to be one of the most competitive in years. More often than not, the Oscars will allow one movie to sweep across the majority of the categories. For instance, the year we all sat down and watched...

Nearly Three Years on, Wave still an Embarrassment

Jeremy Smyczek | Contributing Writer

February 9, 2011

Filed under Opinion

A mere three years ago, getting to UNCW from downtown was a snap for commuter students and university staff: hop on either of the two eastbound Wave Transit buses near the main station on North Second Street, wait 20 minutes, and, pr...

Much Ado about the Chancellor

Jeremy Smyczek | Staff Writer

February 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

 Question: what do the films "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "The Hunt for Red October," "Finding Nemo" and the "Where's Waldo?" series of children's books have in common that the search for UNCW Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo's...

The Budget Epicureans Review: Jester’s Café

Jeremy Smyczek | Staff Writer

February 3, 2011

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Each week, the Budget Epicureans select an eatery, take-out establishment, or recipe that we feel represents high quality and solid value. Bonus points are awarded for healthy options.As the latest installment in the renaissance...

The Budget Epicureans Review: Tandoori Bites

January 26, 2011

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 Each week the Budget Epicureans select an eatery, take-out establishment, or recipe that we feel represents high quality and solid value. Bonus points are awarded for healthy options.Perhaps because of its status as a tourist...

He said, She said: College ACB

Him: Tyler Roberts | Op/Ed Assistant Editor / Her: Eliza Dillard | Op/Ed Editor

January 20, 2011

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College ACB is Entertaining, But Readers BewareTyler Roberts | Op/Ed Assistant EditorIf you knew you could say just about anything you wanted no matter how vulgar without being caught, would you? Or if you had the chance to r...

You can fight and die for us. Just don’t tell anyone.

Courtney Anderson | Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

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 In 1993, President Bill Clinton introduced the military policy "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The policy stated that homosexual individuals could serve in the military, but they were not to tell any other servicemen of their sexuality a...

College: The best five years of our lives.

Courtney Anderson | Staff Writer

January 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion

It's exactly 11:30 a.m. and registration opens at noon. Each of us knows this to be true, having checked our watches seven times already, while staring at the glare of our laptops and relentlessly refreshing the "Seanet" page. ...

How to Save A Life

Sarah Sutton | Contributing Writer

January 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion

 Would you like to save a life? When asked that question, one would imagine that most people would say, "Yes, of course." So why is it that only 9.5 million out of 310.6 million people donate blood in the United States? Some ...

Salvia 411

Erin Davies | Contributing Writer

January 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion

 Recently, I had a fun time laughing at the film "Reefer Madness;" this well-noted movie (circa 1936) has some ideas on the subject of marijuana that many modern day viewers would find amusing. Some sentiments expressed by the c...

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