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Oct 29th, 2014 | By

ISSUE 9 | 5/5/5 Bearcat Bullet: We are all born alone    by Juliana Cohen Foxygen uncovers old sounds    by Teddy Wu Style Crush: Aubrey Kendall    by Shira Rothman Untamed flavor at Wild Pineapple    by Gordie Clary ‘Mulaney’ just isn’t Jerry    by Sam Hilburn



Beta’s back: Fifth fraternity reorganizes on campus

Oct 29th, 2014 | By

Beta’s return sparks support, hesitation By Bronte Dod In July of 2011, fraternity Beta Theta Pi was removed from campus and had its charter revoked by its national headquarters. A formal agreement with the University stipulated that the fraternity would be allowed to reorganize after all its current members had graduated. While all but two

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20% vote in election

Oct 29th, 2014 | By

By Emily Hoard and Joseph Lindblom-Masuwale At the weekly ASWU senate meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, senators confirmed senior Brad Russell as the new ASWU treasurer and senior Natalie Pate as the new senior senator. At the meeting, the senate also denied Taiko club a request for $7,560, after already allocating the club $4,500. A

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Issue 10

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

Men’s soccer moves to first    by Bethany Hladick Beta’s back: Fifth fraternity reorganizes    by Bronte Dod Anti-racist Halloween guide    by Tiffany Chan and Jessica Meza-Torres Cheer remains grounded    by Holly Peterson Why I stopped caring about Lena Dunham    by Jamie Ervin The onion of my eye    by Kate Piluso

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The value of club membership

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

EDITORIAL The Collegian is a club paper, which means, in a way, it’s a fake newspaper. We aren’t a business with a profit margin or a bottom line. In fact, we give our entire product away for free. And though we’re paid for our work, that doesn’t make this a job. Our hours aren’t nine

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The onion of my eye

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Kate Piluso In the past week, I have questioned my very intelligence every time I’ve used the word “rapscallion” because it contains the word “scallion.” When I say it, I worry that—instead of lovingly calling someone a synonym for “scallywag” or “scamp”—I am, in fact, calling them some random relative of the green onion.

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The imaginary elitism of bookworms

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Marjorie Meeks Reading has always been a major part of my life. I was that kid who stayed inside during recess to curl up in a classroom corner with my newest chapter book. I was that girl who stayed up the entire night after getting my hands on the last Harry Potter book. I’m

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Satire’s secret strength

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Zack Boyden My one claim to fame is that I almost caused a riot in my junior year of high school. I thought it would be a good idea to write a satire piece on conspiracy theories by “proving” that the student government was actually run by a fascist conspiracy hell-bent on enslaving the

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Costumes from your closet

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

A guide to 5-minute Halloween fun By Christa Rohrbach It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right—Halloween. Bring on the haunted houses and lame parties. But are you ready? In case you forgot to spend hours crafting your Halloween costume this year, I have a few examples of last-minute costumes that can be

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Alison for America

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Colleen Smyth Alison Lundergan Grimes may not be a household name in the Pacific Northwest, but she is poised to make history on Nov. 4. Since haphazardly declaring her candidacy for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat in July 2013, Grimes has posed a surprising threat to 30-year incumbent Mitch McConnell. Despite being frequently dismissed as

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