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Student athletes work to balance busy schedule

Wake Forest, a university with about 4,800 undergraduates has roughly 350 student-athletes walking around campus. Although they may seem to have it all, student-athletes have long days with workouts, practice and class, all while trying to stay up to par with Wake’s rigorous academic workload. The Student Athlete Development Mission seeks to develop champions by [...]

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Spring Break brings wins for Oregon baseball, softball and lacrosse

- Oregon lacrosse has been enjoying a great Spring Break, picking up two wins on the road this week. The first was on Monday when they were able to down Fresno State 14-7. The team then traveled across the country to face LIU Brooklyn, capturing the 19-8 victory. In the second game redshirt senior Hayley [...]

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Adderall should not be for recreational use

An article in this week’s paper reports on Adderall usage at Hopkins. Students commonly use the ADHD drug for purposes other than its prescribed use, namely to enhance their academic performance and for partying. In order to improve their grades, many students buy Adderall and similar drugs illegally. Though we recognize that students praise Adderall’s [...]

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Police Review Commission discusses Black Lives Matter protest investigation, 2014 crime report, surveillance camera ordinance

At its Wednesday meeting, the Police Review Commission discussed its ongoing investigation of the Berkeley Police Department’s conduct, the department’s 2014 crime report, and surveillance camera legislation passed by City Council. Last month, the council formally asked the commission to investigate controversial police action during the Black Lives Matter protests in December. Alison Bernstein, chair of [...]

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Preview: New Restaurants around the Twin Cities

By: Yena Lee The food scene is expanding yet again this year in the Twin Cities. 2015 started with sad news as Solera, a much-beloved restaurant, closed its doors in the beginning of January. However, new restaurants run by well-known local chefs will be popping up throughout the rest of 2015. A&E had the opportunity [...]

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Greg Fenves named sole finalist for UT presidency

Greg Fenves, executive vice president and provost of the University, is the sole finalist to be the next UT president, UT System officials announced Friday. If approved, Fenves will replace outgoing President William Powers Jr., whose relationship with the Board of Regents has been tumultuous for the last several years. Since his appointment as provost in [...]

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Paying a visit to two goddesses in Kamakura

Spring is coming, and all over Japan, flowers are just beginning to bloom. A little over a week ago, I went with a group of friends to Kamakura-shi, in Kanagawa Prefecture. Kamakura is known for being the seat of the Shogunate during the famed Kamakura Period and within its borders are a number of famous [...]

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Mark Price Announced as Men’s Basketball Head Coach

New Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mark Price and Norm the Niner. Photo by Chris Crews Mark Price is a well-known name in the basketball community; his 12-year NBA career was full of awards and accolades, including all-star games, first-team selections and the second best career free throw percentage in NBA history (.904). Price isn’t just [...]

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Women’s basketball beats Northern Colorado, advances to Elite Eight

Spring break meant nothing to the women’s basketball team as it rolled into the Women’s National Invitation Tournament Elite Eight with a win over University of Northern Colorado Thursday night. The Bruins struggled against the Bears for control throughout the game and eventually gained it, winning 74-60. Coach Cori Close largely attributed her team’s success [...]

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Creativity trumps limited options

When picking out an outfit to wear to an interview, your options are sometimes limited, especially if you are tight on money. Merrick Rhodes senior in fashion merch The Career Closet is a resource you can use. It provides free business attire, but it is limited by what donors are willing to give away. That [...]

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