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Reacting to the Sony Hack

.fb-like span { overflow:visible !important; width:450px !important; margin-right:-200px; } By Eric Barnett Contributing Writer With the War on Terror still continuing to this day, there is another form of terrorism that is less tangible to fight. It is cyberterrorism. Cyberterrorists don’t have a set plan on what or where … Read More The post Reacting [...]

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Remodeling Cooperstown: tainted players in a tainted league

This article, I know, may be outdated by now. But I recently saw in the news that Alex Rodriguez had hired Barry Bonds to become his personal hitting coach as he rejoins the New York Yankees. The irony of this partnership did not escape me. Rodriguez, who had to sit out last season as a [...]

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Email clarifies interim alcohol policy changes

Following student concern, the Office of Campus Life and Student Services released a campus-wide email Friday clarifying that the the interim policy changes announced Jan. 19 ban alcohol service at large organized events, not informal or individual alcohol consumption by those of legal age, in residence halls this spring. Large organized events include parties organized [...]

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Blame society for the changing face of minimum-wage workers

Societal treatment of minimum wage workers is appalling and often includes some form of the statement “they should’ve gone to college,” as if workers chose to be serving people for $7.25 an hour instead of attending college. Instead of blaming the individual, look to the factors that forced them into that situation. There are some [...]

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Near perfect scores from Kennedy Baker, Kytra Hunter lift Florida

For the 15th-consecutive time, Florida still reigns supreme over Georgia.

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Track and Field: Skipper sets school record at UW Invitational

Greg Skipper broke a school record with a weight throw of 70-10.50 (21.60 m), winning the event on the first day of the UW Invitational on Friday. Skipper bested Brian Rochotte’s previous school record, a throw of 68-0.25 (20.73m) in 2007. His mark ranks fifth in the NCAA this season. The meet’s first day saw [...]

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Women’s basketball blows out UNH

The University of Maine women’s basketball team had the Cross Insurance Center crowd rocking Thursday night when they blew out America East rival University of New Hampshire with a near-perfect game, 87-56. UMaine takes second place in the conference from UNH with the victory. The Black Bears shot the ball better than they have all [...]

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Elmwood Cafe to host community meeting after incident described by local comedian as racist

Berkeley’s Elmwood Cafe will hold a public conversation next week after a local comedian posted an open letter to the cafe on his blog Thursday about being the victim of racist treatment earlier that week. On his blog, W. Kamau Bell, a black sociopolitical comedian and community activist from the Bay Area, and his wife [...]

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Rest, power-play execution spur Terriers’ 3rd-period run against UMass

Junior captain Matt Grzelcyk notched three points in the third period Friday against UMass Amherst. PHOTO BY MAYA DEVEREAUX/DAILY FREE PRESS Just 12 seconds into the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team’s fourth power-play bid of the night, freshman center Jack Eichel made his mark. The Chelmsford native’s one-timer strike erased the Terriers’ (16-4-4, [...]

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Marijuana Legalization Prudent, Economical

It’s been said before, but we’re going to say it again: legalize it. Students, professors (and potentially administrators) smoke weed. Some arguments against it are built on the perceptions and the unsubstantiated claims that it is harmful to health. Both sides of the legalization question point to marijuana’s purported health effects. Even if marijuana is [...]

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