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RSS made easy to understand

Some access news by visiting a Web site. Others crash on the couch, consuming 30 second snippets crafted for them by one or two news sources (CNN, Fox News). However, this method of news consumption can skew a reader or viewers perception of the world. There’s a more efficient way to browse the news by […]

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Pot Talk

Retired DEA Special Agent, Bob Stutman, and High Times Magazine editor, Steven debate the controversial issue of the legalization of Marijuana in the Grand Salon, USU on Tuesday. Photo Credit: Jennifer Zeitlin / Staff Photographer

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Change your Tactic

People should learn from their failures If a plan doesn’t work, something needs to be changed. In her doubles match, Captain Nina Jaworowski kept exchanging backhands with the opponent. However, her backhand wasn’t as strong as her opponent’s so she kept losing the points. I usually make the same mistake as I keep playing slice […]

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Over Confidence

Over confidence is unnecessary. During the doubles tennis game featuring BrookeDoane/AnnaYang, Doane kept making unforced errors with her volley. She was underestimating her opponent, thus affecting her level of focus. This can lead the opponent to gain confidence and cause an upset. You always want to put the pressure right from the beginning until the […]

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Misplaced Shot

Evey shot in tennis is for a specific reason. In the women’s doubles match, Captain Brooke Daone was returning serve with slice. That works in the singles where the player is standing at the baseline and not attacking the net. It doesn’t in doubles where the second player is at the net is ready to […]

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Fighting discrimination

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Second Serve

Too much fear causes people to be overcautious. In women’s tennis doubles match, Captain, Whitney Paluch was hitting weak second serves. Her second topspin serve was so weak that the opponent was hitting forehand winner and giving a sarcastic smile. She was also playing into the opponent’s forehand, her biggest forte. Instead she could have […]

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Serve and Volley

Sometime people fail to use their skills to its fullest potential. In her singles tennis match against Natasha Marks of Arizona, she was playing baseline rallies. However, she was playing a defensive game, running from one end of the court to another. Instead of playing baseline, she could have played approach shots an, allowing her […]

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Mommy, where’s my daddy?

Each car ride we notice a milestone our children reach. We see how much their speech has improved, how observant they’ve become and how much their personalities have evolved in such a short span of time. Three-year-old’s reach that point where they have to ask a million questions and the main one is, “Why?” But […]

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Incongruity

An Oviatt library patron stretches out on a break in front of her study station. Daniel Zafran / Contributing Photographer

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Children and the Common Cold

One of the problems most of us can relate to is when one of our children gets the common cold. Before every semester starts I decide on an emergency back up plan, in case one of my kids comes down with a cold and can’t make it to school or daycare. But, nobody really wants […]

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CSUN Spirit

A cluster of school-colored balloons hang from a tree at the CSUN Spirit Kick-Off at the Bayramian courtyard Tuesday March 23. The Kick-Off was to  raise awareness about the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, put on by CSUN and held in San Diego, and to send off Erik Golson Williams, a CSUN graduate […]

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