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The Penn Staff, 2015

November 17, 2015

[cft] In the wake of the Paris shootings, which left more than 120 dead, we are, as always, living what will later be told in the form of history.  The news articles in this edition […]

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Don’t fret Friday the 13th

November 14, 2015

[cft] Friday the 13th is here. But instead of actively avoiding the inevitable black cats of mishap and steering clear of any unoccupied ladders, why not embrace this weekend – and the not-so-cheery day that […]

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Mizzou resignation’s a curious one

November 9, 2015

[cft] In the midst of several protests over racial tensions at its flagship campus in Columbia, Mo., the president and chancellor of the University of Missouri, Timothy M. Wolfe, resigned Monday as many requested. You’ve […]

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In fantasy, the injuries are real

November 6, 2015

[cft] Sunday featured a lot of grueling injuries across the NFL. With that in mind, some people were more concerned with checking the implications those injuries had on their starting fantasy lineups rather than showing […]

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Do your votes matter?

November 2, 2015

[cft] Tuesday is Pennsylvania’s general election day, and students in Indiana can vote at Pratt and Zink halls. This election could easily change our present and future lives, and voting gives us the chance to […]

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Brown’s groans are distracting

October 30, 2015

[cft] Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been in the local spotlight over the past several weeks, complaining to the media about his lack of participation in the offense. Brown, the Steelers’ most popular […]

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Get back to basics Saturday

October 26, 2015

[cft] Whether you can’t wait for Saturday night to roll around or are dreading the last-minute costume you’re going to have to throw together that afternoon, it’s hard to ignore how much Halloween has changed […]

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FeMENists wanted

October 23, 2015

[cft] On Tuesday evening, a speech given by Dr. Marcie Bianco in the Breezedale Library titled “Power Feminism: Sex and Gender in the Age of Digital Media.”  As students entered Breezedale, they marveled and awed […]

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Modernizing moviegoing

October 19, 2015

[cft] Hollywood has a problem. Movies, particularly those in theaters, are moneymakers. Ticket prices aren’t cheap and neither are the concessions that are often associated with them. Even with a 6-percent dip in overall U.S./Canadian […]

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Glitz, glamour and wage gaps

October 15, 2015

[cft] “Are we socially conditioned to behave this way? We’ve only been able to vote for what, 90 years? I’m seriously asking – my phone is on the counter and I’m on the couch, so […]

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Take proactive steps for cancer

October 13, 2015

[cft] Cancer didn’t always seem like something that will affect you. Cancer was something that happened to your aunt’s best friend from college. Or, perhaps, a disease your great-grandmother battled beginning at age 82.  It […]

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Planned Parenthood highlights confirmation bias

October 9, 2015

[cft] Abortion might be the most controversial topic on the American political docket.  So when the Center for Medical Progress released videos earlier this year that apparently showed Planned Parenthood executives discussing the illegal selling […]