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Marc Gasol’s high IQ and toughness make him clear-cut choice for Defensive Player of the Year

Marc Gasol’s high IQ and toughness make him clear-cut choice for Defensive Player of the Year

Kevin Kiani

April 22, 2013

Marc Gasol is hardly the flashiest player in the game, but his intelligence and his instincts make him the most feared big man on the defensive end. Although his 1.7 blocks per game and his 7.8 rebounds per game are hardly enough to get anyone’s attention, it’s what he does off the ball that put...

Damian Lillard stands alone as NBA’s Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard stands alone as NBA’s Rookie of the Year

Bob Garcia

April 22, 2013

The NBA season’s Rookie of the Year award is going to go to point guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. This past NBA draft, the sixth overall pick has by far had the most impressive season among all the rookies this season. Lillard is the swept all six NBA Western Conference Rookie o...

China’s burgeoning pollution

China’s burgeoning pollution

Michelle Reuter

April 18, 2013

  Free association time. I say “China” and you say... “air pollution.” Not what you were thinking? Maybe it should be. The giant Asian nation of panda bears and a super long stone wall is fast becoming a place where residents have to chew their air before they breathe it. China...

NBA playoffs seem to be free of major upsets

NBA playoffs seem to be free of major upsets

Matt Fisher

April 17, 2013

Western Conference By: Ammons Smith Oklahoma City v. Houston This matchup is intriguing because of the history between Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Harden was traded to the Rockets before the season started and has become a superstar and a scoring machine. The Thunder are the No.1 team in the Western Conference, giving them home...

GM seeds; a new global threat

GM seeds; a new global threat

Anne Christensen

April 17, 2013

A debate simmers over the threat to global seed stock diversity posed by agricultural corporations using genetically modified seeds to dominate farming industries. In the aftermath of California’s rejection of Proposition 37, which would have required food companies to label consumer products conta...

Boston Marathon reveals lack of ethical reporting

Mona Adem

April 16, 2013

  Terror. Fear. Panic. Hysteria. Deception. Imprudent behavior. Wrongful information. When any catastrophic event occurs, most people will automatically turn to their most referred to media outlet so they can get informed and updated from the distance. Indeed, this is one of the major prin...

Boston Marathon proves the human spirit unbreakable

Boston Marathon proves the human spirit unbreakable

Nathan McMahon

April 16, 2013

Monday’s terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. How do we address this? How do we cope? Remnants of 9-11 are etched into our conscious. We struggle to find reason or sanity. It’s a virtually impossible task to understand the actions of some people in this world. Instead we are left with images...

Experience will land you a job, not your GPA alone

Experience will land you a job, not your GPA alone

Ashley Soley-Cerro

April 15, 2013

Every time a parent or teacher told me to get involved in school growing up I likely rolled my eyes, cursed them under my breath, told them they just didn’t understand how time consuming being a 21st-century teenager is, or all three. I was the quintessential “anti” in high school and proud o...

Stagnating wages result in poor economic recovery

Stagnating wages result in poor economic recovery

Mona Adem

April 14, 2013

As the United States continues to crawl away from the Great Recession, positive economic indicators such as the dropping unemployment rate provide the media with a convenient talking point and sound bites. However, the point being missed by the media and pundits at large is the astronomical divide between the s...

Don’t let spring break break you

Don’t let spring break break you

Michelle Reuter

April 3, 2013

It’s finally here! Spring break is upon us. Seven whole days we can use to be good, responsible little college students and rest up for that last push to finals. We could even use the extra free time to study and work on term papers. Think of the fulfilling hours we could spend quietly reading at the library. ...

Sundial Sports predicts National League division winners

Sundial Sports predicts National League division winners

Melanie Gaball

April 3, 2013

NL West by Bob Garcia The NL West will come down to a two-team battle between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers. The newly revamped and free spending Dodgers will outlast the defending World Series champs for the division crown. Over the past year, the Dodgers have gone through a ...

A little levity for the Supreme Court

A little levity for the Supreme Court

Michelle Reuter

April 2, 2013

This past week has been a big one for the supreme court. People who rarely pay attention to the goings-on in those marble-laden, hallowed halls have been paying very close attention to what is being said about same-sex marriage. I know, because I'm one of them and a recognition of basic rights is ...

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