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Fickle pickles and fickler prospects

All Falls Down

Summer is the time for projects. The lack of overbearing schoolwork and beautiful absolution of academic deadlines leaves one wanting for a new and passionate pursuit — one that, perhaps, won’t be given a letter grade, or require agonization the night before. The sun’s out and looking gorgeous, the fruit
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A kick in the lotto balls

All Falls Down

On Dec. 9, 2011, the basketball world forever changed. Chris Paul, star point guard of the New Orleans Hornets, was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. All of a sudden, LA was ready for yet another title push. Paul would team up with Kobe Bryant, with rumors swirling that Dwight
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Pour One Out

In my years of listening to the rap of various genres, from the old school of Eric B. & Rakim and A Tribe Called Quest to the new school of Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar, I’ve stumbled upon dozens upon dozens of phrases and adlibs which have become so ubiquitous
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The Good, the Bad — damn, those shoes are Ugly

I’m assuming we all know about Lonzo Ball’s new shoes. The base pair sells for $495, and the super-deluxe edition will run you over a grand for kicks that look like they belong to an over-exuberant server at Applebee’s:

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Farewell column: No. 197

The Victory Lap

When I was touring colleges as a high schooler, I developed a tradition. At each school I went to, I picked up a copy of the student newspaper to take home with me. Half of the challenge was finding the newspapers hidden away in remote locations. The rest was avoiding
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