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Florida falls in overtime to Georgetown in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

Another dramatic game, another buzzer beating basket and another loss No. 18 Florida (2-2). The Gators fell to the Georgetown Hoyas 66-65 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Paradise Island

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Ferguson protests continue throughout downtown Los Angeles

  Nearly 300 protesters engaged in a second day of demonstration Tuesday night throughout the  downtown Los Angeles area in response to the non-indictment of Darren Wilson in the fatal August 9 shooting of Michael Brown. The protest originated at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Crenshaw Boulevard, approaching the southeast border of the USC University [...]

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Thanksgiving football: a tradition within a tradition

.fb-like span { overflow:visible !important; width:450px !important; margin-right:-200px; } This Thanksgiving, as you induce yourself into a voluntary tryptophan coma, football will be the backdrop as it always has. Again, the NFL has presented America’s turkey and sports-loving masses with a superb slate of division games, the perfect post-gorging … Read More The post Thanksgiving [...]

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Cal men’s basketball starts slow, finishes strong in rout of Cal Poly, 72-52

Patrick Chong/Staff Despite taking almost the entire game to build a comfortable lead against Cal Poly (2-2), the Cal men’s basketball team (4-1) downed the Mustangs, who just started a ten-game road trip, at Haas Pavilion on Wednesday night. In their first game back from competing in the 2K Classic in Madison Square Garden, Cal [...]

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UNC Charlotte’s NCAAP joins nationwide Ferguson protests

Photos by Andrew James. After the recent indictment, or lack thereof of Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson by the grand jury, protests have outraged throughout the nation, one of which occurred on UNC Charlotte’s campus this Tuesday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NCAAP), an on-campus organization gathered in front of the Student [...]

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Longhorn staff slowly building a Strong foundation

When head coach Charlie Strong first outlined his five core values, Texas safety Josh Turner understood them to be a solid guideline for him and his teammates — a set of rules to help steer the football team in the right direction. It wasn’t until the senior, who likely doesn’t have a future in football, [...]

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5 flicks to catch in the theater this Thanksgiving

The Imitation Game: It’s late fall, that means one thing: Oscar season is here in full force. One performance almost guaranteed to land a Best Actor nomination this year is Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in this anticipated biopic. The film chronologues the British genius’ years working to decode German transmissions in the heat of World War [...]

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The Language of Climate Change

On November 2, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its most ominous climate report yet, warning of irreversible climate change effects and the reality of the worsening environmental situation. Yet to many the report erred on the side of conservatism, and now that the U.S. midterm elections have ushered many politicians who [...]

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The Coffee Snob: Does your barista change your oil?

Annie Vainshtein Follow @annievain !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); I’m the kind of person who remembers when I get free stuff — every car wash coupon, every scratchy old sweater, every week-old bagel. I revel in the joy of a good deal. So of course I would jump on a free cup of coffee. I don’t abide by the 1-to-2 coffee [...]

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Thanksgiving football: a tradition within a tradition

.fb-like span { overflow:visible !important; width:450px !important; margin-right:-200px; } Nate Budryk Sports Editor This Thanksgiving, as you induce yourself into a voluntary tryptophan coma, football will be the backdrop as it always has been. Again, the NFL will present America’s turkey and sports-loving masses with a superb slate of … Read More The post Thanksgiving [...]

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