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Opinion: The ‘B, T, K’s’ of beatboxing

Opinion: The ‘B, T, K’s’ of beatboxing

April 23, 2014

  BY Austin Luft Copy Editor   The term, the three pillars of hip hop, refers to the three central aspects of hip hop culture, emceeing, DJ-ing and break dancing.  A fourth is...

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Two episodes in, Game of Thrones

Two episodes in, Game of Thrones

April 16, 2014

  Last Sunday was the premiere of the fourth season of “Game of Thrones”, and one thing is for sure: Tywin Lannister is hell-bent on making sure the Stark legacy dies as fast as possible. Anyone...

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Looking back, what did you think of HIMYM finale?

Looking back, what did you think of HIMYM finale?

April 16, 2014

BY Camille Borodey Orientation Editor   The popular dramedy “How I Met Your Mother” ended its nine-season run recently, and many viewers were shocked by the bittersweet ending in which...

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Opinion: Central: It’s been real, it’s been fun. I’m outtie

Opinion: Central: It’s been real, it’s been fun. I’m outtie

March 19, 2014

BY MARGO MASSEY, Editor-in-chief In the fall of 2008, I came to Central bright eyed and ready for what was supposed to be the best few years of my life. Five years later, including a year off, living...

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Opinion: I’m a journalist, and even I’m bothered by the media

Opinion: I’m a journalist, and even I’m bothered by the media

March 13, 2014

BY SARAH RUIZ, Staff Photographer Whenever someone on campus asks me what I want to be when I graduate, I hesitate to tell him or her I want to become a journalist. Let’s be honest, most people...

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Opinion: End awards in journalism

Opinion: End awards in journalism

March 11, 2014

BY PATIENCE COLLIER, News Editor If you’ve been watching the Observer on our various social media streams, you may be aware we just came in third place for a national award in college newspapers. I...

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Opinion: In the mind of Mia: To be a Disney Princess or not

Opinion: In the mind of Mia: To be a Disney Princess or not

March 6, 2014

BY MIA PATTERSON, Copy Desk Chief Ever since I was little, I always dreamed of becoming a Disney Princess. The leading ladies whom I looked up to were both thin and beautiful. Their gowns were stunning,...

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Opinion: I’ll never take my dog to any dog park

Opinion: I’ll never take my dog to any dog park

March 4, 2014

BY JAMIE WINTER, Photo Editor I see your dirty looks and overly cautious behavior, but maybe your dog is the problem, not mine. Being a very proud mommy of a Rottweiler comes with a certain level...

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Opinion: Set them free! Taking my dog to an off-leash dog park

Opinion: Set them free! Taking my dog to an off-leash dog park

March 4, 2014

BY NICK TERREL Your dog has not experienced a party until they have been to an off-leash dog park with hundreds of other dogs. I myself am a proud owner of a 15-month-old Malamute, Maia. Being from...

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Opinion: It’s not as funny as you think

Opinion: It’s not as funny as you think

February 26, 2014

BY AUSTIN LUFT, Copy Editor Laugh tracks drive me nuts. They are annoying, overused, distracting and really take me out of the moment. They are a thinly veiled tactic by TV networks to trick people...

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Opinion: The 21-run: It’s not about you

Opinion: The 21-run: It’s not about you

February 20, 2014

BY DANIEL VELASQUEZ, Copy Editor Glazed eyes, meaningless speech and two left feet: The result of a “successful” 21-run. Turning 21 is the start of a new chapter in one’s life but requires...

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Opinion: Gender binary: Let it go

Opinion: Gender binary: Let it go

February 19, 2014

BY PATIENCE COLLIER, News Editor Cultures across the globe have had non-gender-binary or third-gender pronouns since before the first colonial period. Many nations still have a place in their language...

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