The Bumpy Road to Rio

As questions swirl, disease spreads and body parts float ashore, Olympic officials still refuse to face the music

The road to Rio is paved with good intentions: NBC features on bubbly gymnasts, comeback tales of swimmers vying for one last glimmer of aquatic glory and unexpected failures in track trials that resign former stars to the wayside of Americans’ collective consciousness. For others, however, the Rio de Janeiro
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When the freeze finally melts

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: Support for South African students fighting against tuition hikes should be of crucial importance to UC students who will soon need to take similar action.

College students around the world should stand in solidarity with South African students, whose recent mass protests and riots, stemming from proposed fee increases of more than 10 percent, persuaded the government to freeze tuition for the next academic year. In the wake of declining state funding, rising costs of
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Full Buckets, Empty Buckets

Bucket lists. For many, they’re merely a catalogue of what one hopes to achieve in his or her lifetime: a list with the harsh potential to turn into could haves or should haves or what-ifs, should those items on the list not be attended to. I find, as a first
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New Sandler comedy shows signs of improvement

Adam Sandler movies are certainly not for everyone. His grating, unsophisticated style of humor may immediately turn moviegoers away from anything he does, but even those among us who would rather live a life without froyo than sit through a movie starring the man who brought us “Jack and Jill”
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