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Students give back to the community

Soccer, superheroes and a bouncy house. Kids, college students, and paint. Lots and lots of paint. D.E.S.K., Discover Education through Student Knowledge, seized the lower quad on April 16, as nearly 55 Old Town Elementary School students, their parents and their Wake Forest partners collaborated to paint desks and raise money for school supplies. The [...]

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Let’s clear the smoke: An introduction to The Emerald’s weed issue

Does the number 420 mean anything to you? Of course it does. It’s when your big brother used to disappear in the basement with his friends only to emerge 20 minutes later with a mad craving for anything cheesy in the pantry. We’ve come a long way since Reefer Madness was released (78 years, to [...]

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Mike Huckabee: Former Governor of Arkansas

Mike Huckabee served as governor of Arkansas from 1996 through 2007.  He spoke with the Harvard Political Review during his fellowship at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University. Harvard Political Review: Healthcare reform is at the center of America’s political conversation today. In 2005 you published a book entitled, Quit Digging Your Grave With [...]

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Police Beat: Week April 12-15

Saturday, April 12 7:45 p.m.: Officers investigated a drug complaint that originated in the Burger King parking lot on Fair Road. Officer conducted a traffic stop of the suspect vehicle in the Harvey’s parking lot on Fair Road. Brandon Porsh Jonta Davis, Statesboro, Ga., was arrested and charged with Open Container, Possession of a Firearm [...]

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Matzo pizza and The Heights

It’s late. You’re up. Beer is not kosher for Passover but hopefully these links will satisfy any Wednesday withdrawals for anyone suffering from mid-April maudlin. Flashed spotlight: Adam Wilson, CC

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Horns Up, Horns Down for April 17

Horns Up: Texas' uninsured rate dips slightly  The percentage of uninsured adults aged 18 to 64 in Texas dropped slightly from 24.8 percent in September 2013 to 23.5 percent in March 2014, according to a report released by the Bakers Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. Though the change resulted from an [...]

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Skurai Smashes into Nintendo Direct

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct to deliver news to the public about the upcoming “Super Smash Bros,” games currently being developed for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U consoles on April 8. The video was hosted by the game’s director Masahiro Sakurai. Though solid release dates were not given, players can expect the 3DS version

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Cal Poly adds bleacher seating to Baggett Stadium for potential regional bid

Mustang News Staff Report Follow @CPMustangSports !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=”//”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); In preparation of the Cal Poly baseball team’s three-game series against Cal State Fullerton this weekend, two sections of bleachers, each with 369 seats, were added at Baggett Stadium to boost its capacity. The new stands were added next to the current bleachers, farther along the first [...]

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Full professor gender pay gap remains Ivy League’s largest

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Fight Song future in hands of Senate

Sometimes the fate of the many lies in the hands of the few. Diverging opinions erupted last week as students discovered that ASUU approved a bill agreeing to hear proposed changes to the lyrics of the U’s 110-year-old fight song, “Utah Man.” The controversy began over the repeated use of the gender exclusive term “man” [...]

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