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Dean Martinez organizes closed Greek Life Summit

The Greek Life Summit brought student representatives from different fraternities and sororities, including Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Phi Mu, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and Alpha Delta Phi (Wawa) among others, together on Oct. 23. Dean of Student Life Terry Martinez organized the summit to discuss each chapter’s goals, policies and philosophies. Members from different [...]

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Vitality Party brings back two-party system to FSU

Say goodbye to the one-party system, Florida State. There’s a new party in town, and they go by Vitality.

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Thomas Menino, former Boston mayor, has died at age 71

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died Thursday at age 71 due to advanced cancer. He was also the co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University died Thursday. He was [...]

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Gameday: Johnstone and Yruretagoyena still vital parts of offensive line after injuries

Just one and a half games into the season, the Oregon Ducks lost their two starting left tackles. A week later, the third player to get reps at left tackle, Jake Fisher, went down with an injury. Luckily for the Ducks, Jake Fisher returned from injury to help stabilize the Ducks’ offensive line and bring [...]

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Rocky Mountain Collegian Top-25 Poll

Collegian sportswriters Keegan Pope, Zac Koch, Quentin Sickafoose, Steven Jacobs and Emmett McCarthy rank their top 25 teams in college football for Week 10. Each team’s total number of points is in parentheses. 1. Mississippi State (125) 2. Florida State (119) 3. Alabama (112) 4. Auburn (109) 5. Mississippi (108) 6. Oregon(102) 7. Michigan State (100) [...]

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Brown Democrats: Raimondo for governor, Elorza for mayor

In recent weeks, Rhode Island has made national headlines with a series of appearances by the biggest names in the Democratic Party, including President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. One by one, the best-known figures in Democratic politics have [...]

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Politics at USC

  If you were to ask a college-educated person about politically active campuses in the United States, the University of Southern California might not be the first school that comes to mind. In recent years, however, USC has become a student body that is not only aware of social and political issues, but actively engaging [...]

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Neighborhood groups decry Hodges’ plan

By: Ethan Nelson View the interactive here Neighborhood groups in the University of Minnesota community are up in arms over Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’ proposal to put a traditional source of their funding to different uses. read more

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Putting the BOO in books

I have not read “Anna Karenina.” I haven’t read Chaucer or Marx or Roth. I couldn’t quote a single word from “The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath,” and I’ll bet three nickels and an apple core that you couldn’t either. There’s no shame in that, though. We can’t all have the literary proclivity of a [...]

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Student-built satellite lost in NASA rocket explosion

What was meant to be a successful mission to space ended in flames Tuesday night for the Texas Spacecraft Lab.  NASA’s unmanned Antares rocket was scheduled to launch Tuesday at 6:22 p.m., but, just seconds after liftoff, the rocket exploded. The spacecraft carries supplies for the International Space Station along with the RACE satellite built [...]

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