Is the University improving?

September 9, 2009

It is great to be back writing for the Snapper Opinion Section this year, and it is just great in general to be back at good old M.U.

Along with my initial joy of being back on campus for the semester, I was also pleasantly surprised to see improvements being made this year. . . .

Van Jones, hopefully not the last Czar to go

September 9, 2009

It is no secret that I am not the biggest President Barack Obama supporter.

That being said, I can skip all the needless flattery that is usually so freely strewn about at the feet of this countries’ chosen Messiah.
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Wise Words for Freshman

September 9, 2009

The sight of so many new faces around campus has me conjuring up old memories of what it was like to be a freshman.

The prevailing smell of manure in the morning, the quest to cross George Street at the crosswalks during lunch and the first bite of gordinier food has me reminiscing my first year of college. . . .

Taking Woodstock, the movie

September 9, 2009

The Woodstock music festival is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most fundamental moments in popular music history.

The three days in August 1969 brought together over 500,000 people in celebration of life, love, music, and let’s be honest…drugs.
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The Twilight craze continues…

September 9, 2009

Is it the forbidden fantasy? The werewolf versus vampire rivalry? Many of you may be wondering—what kind of story has both young adults and forty-something’s going crazy over fictitious characters and plots? The answer? The . . .

All Education is Self-Education

September 9, 2009

News flash for first year students:  All education is self-education. At least, that is what Hans Georg Gadamer thought.  Gadamer, a premier European philosopher of the 20th century who is best known for drop-kicking the . . .

Go After Your Dreams with Internships

September 9, 2009

Internships are awesome. Especially when you do one where one had not previously existed.

This summer, I spent my time doing my dream job. I got to combine two of my favorite things, all while getting paid. . . .

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