Archive for November, 2015

All Pennies That Don’t Grant Wishes Declared Counterfeits By U.S. Mint

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Given that the Obama administration is coming up on its last year in power, some bold changes are being made in Washington D.C. Some, like the legalization of gay marriage and the protection of Net Neutrality, are a bit controversial. However, one new change is being met with nothing butRead More

This Just In: Breaking Campus News To Keep You In The Know

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Student Neglecting to Hit Chambers Handicap Button Confirms Hatred of Movie “Pay it Forward” CHAMBERS—A third-year student neglected to hit the Chambers handicap button to keep the doors open for those entering the building behind him on Friday. In unrelated news, that same student recently confirmed his hatred of theRead More

Thanksgiving Now Only Holiday Nation Must Pretend To Care About Before Christmas Arrives

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Halloween is finally over, and critical reviews have indicated that it was a relative success this year. Children and adults alike were reported to have mustered up just enough excitement to actually make the holiday slightly enjoyable. Of course, as is expected, it shies in comparison to the elated anticipationRead More

Framing in journalism: how facts can be like fiction

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Stephen Pacheco Staff Writer The start of a fresh NBA season always seems to signal the beginning of a “new” set of rather predictable occurrences: Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith will make more false claims than 1930’s tobacco ads, Kobe’s shot-attempts-to-assists ratio will grow closer to that of aRead More

Pritchett hopes to leave impact despite season-ending injury

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Tait Jensen Senior Staff Writer KiShawn Pritchett ’19 may be a freshman, an animal lover, and self-described “daddy’s boy,” but don’t let that soft façade fool you. Davidson basketball’s newest combo guard loves to win. “I want to win a lot of games,” he told me of his ambitions forRead More