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The Book Nook: Poetry for the every man

The book:  “You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense” by Charles Bukowski Suggested for:  Anyone who’s tired of reading cryptic poetry that requires extensive analysis (and people who avoid poetry because of that) Clog Rating:  While poetry isn’t usually people’s first choice for recreational reading, especially
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Off the beat: Don’t look back in regret

The bottom line is, don’t write something off just because it doesn’t fit in with what you already like. College is about discovering new things. Ask yourself, “What about this makes me uncomfortable?” The answer may surprise you. You won’t find yourself by trudging along the same, well-worn route.
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Champagne problems: the hamster race

Off the Beat

If you have begun to read this column expecting to hear the tragic tale of a student’s addiction to Dom Perignon, read no further. I won’t be discussing anything near as serious a problem. I’m actually going to talk about hamsters. In this university environment of privilege and opportunity, we
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A new face for segregation

Episode nine of the animated series “The Boondocks” is perhaps the most politically provocative piece of television to be broadcast in the last decade. Entitled “Return of the King,” its plot revolves around Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rising from the dead in the year 2000 — well, almost, anyway.
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