Poetry Review: Charles Simic

January 28, 2009

Charles Simic is a powerhouse poet. Not only is he the fifteenth poet laureate of the United States, but Simic has also won the Pulitzer Prize and the Wallace Stevens Award for poetry. . . .

The Senate Story: Club receives recognition

January 28, 2009

The Student Senate carries with it many responsibilities, they are in charge of distributing allocations to other organization, they are dedicated to service in and around campus, and they are also responsible for determining what new organizations are granted full status, meaning that they are a university recognized organization. . . .

Does society know what is best?

January 28, 2009

Since the beginning of time, men and women have conformed to how society wants them to live. Society is looked upon for guidance, knowledge and success. . . .

One last step toward a super finish

January 28, 2009

If the opening sequence of 65,350 rabid fans waving Terrible Towels in a sea of black and gold at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh did not send jitters up and down your spine in the 2009 AFC Championship game, you are just not a fan of football, no matter what team you call your own. . . .

No check? No diploma

January 28, 2009

I am proud to say that I have almost successfully completed (100 days to go!) my college education in four years. When it is all said and done I will have paid MU just a little over $40,000. . . .

Book Review: Choke

January 28, 2009

Chuck Palahniuk is one of those writers with such a clear, distinctive voice that a reader hardly needs to see his name on the cover to know a book is his. His bitterly sarcastic, wacky characters are completely unlike anything else out there. Choke reads much like Fight Club. Victor, the main character of Choke isn’t a mirror image of the narrator/Tyler Durden, but he definitely has similar quirks. . . .

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