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Sydney Smith | Staff Reporter

COLUMN: Consent isn’t sexy, it’s required

Though I attend a university where I am surrounded by incredibly intelligent individuals, I am constantly surprised some of my peers cannot understand a simple command that even my dog can grasp: No. When it comes to consenting to sex, […]
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BEER REVIEW: Dream Machine IPL

BEER REVIEW: Dream Machine IPL

Look: 7.4 Smell: 8.1 Taste: 7 Feel: 7 Overall: 7.38/10 Magic Hat Dream Machine IPL Magic Hat Brewing Company could not be more aptly named. The Vermont brewers are well-known for their ability to craft a unique variety of seasonal […]
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COLUMN: A cat saved my life

COLUMN: A cat saved my life

No one respects my cat. Then again, why should they? She’s a furry, 14-pound wrecking ball who can knock everything off my coffee table in record time without a care in the world. When friends come over to visit, she […]
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COLUMN: My day as a CMU police officer

COLUMN: My day as a CMU police officer

As a journalist, I’m always going to run into stories that require me to work with members of the police force. From accidents to crimes, there will always be events the public needs to know about that are handled by […]
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COLUMN: ‘The Boondock Saints’ is the unofficial movie of St. Patrick’s Day

COLUMN: ‘The Boondock Saints’ is the unofficial movie of St. Patrick’s Day

In recent years, there has been a debate about whether or not “Die Hard” can be considered a Christmas movie because it takes place around Christmas time. Some people have even made watching it into an annual tradition, like putting […]
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Column: Why is ‘Frozen’ so popular?

Column: Why is ‘Frozen’ so popular?

It seems like “Frozen” has taken over the world, but is it deserved? There are countless Internet memes, YouTube covers, Buzzfeed articles and now an Oscar for the Disney flick. Not only does “Frozen” have the Internet buzzing, it has received […]
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COLUMN: Society and the media: Who’s really in control?

During the Society of Professional Journalists’ symposium “Sex Crimes and the Press: What’s the Media’s Responsibility?” Thursday, several concerns were raised about the media’s handling of sexual assault cases – including incidents on the campus of Central Michigan University. Issues […]
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(Illustration by Kaela Torres)

Proper planning helps promote smart, safe spring break trips

Sitting on a beach in early March, heavily consuming alcohol and embracing a “you only live once” attitude could only mean one thing – spring break. Though it might be a time to let loose and rid oneself of the […]
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Style important for some, while others prioritize warmth, comfort

Ugg boots, Vera Bradley backpacks and North Face coats are what many college students are wearing during the harsh winters in Mount Pleasant. Add a cup of coffee and you have your average Central Michigan college woman. However, Middleville senior […]
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(Photo Illustration by Adam Niemi | Assistant Photo Editor)

After years of being snubbed, Leonardo DiCaprio might finally see Oscar gold

Leonardo DiCaprio might have been the king of the world in “Titanic,” but he has never been what he truly wants to be – an Oscar winner. The 39-year-old actor has an impressive résumé, starring in more than 25 movies, […]
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From left, Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and Geoge Clooney backstage at the 85th annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California, Sunday, February 24, 2013. (Lawrence K. Ho | Los Angeles Times/MCT)

History behind the Oscars as appealing as the show itself

After 86 years of theatrical recognition, the 2014 Academy Awards are still as highly anticipated as ever, regardless of how much they have changed. The first Academy Awards ceremony took place in 1929 away from the public during a banquet at […]
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COLUMN: We’re hear to pursue our dreams

College years are the best of our lives. Those who are lucky enough to experience it know what I’m talking about. This is where reality slaps us in the face and teaches life lessons that cannot be learned anywhere else. […]


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