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Greek Life: Beyond the Stereotypes

By Ryan Koerner, Vice President of Programming for IFC: This past week, Beta Theta Pi was removed from Miami University’s campus and the Interfraternity Council (IFC). On this occasion the Greek community has found itself yet again in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. As a member of the IFC’s executive board, and especially as…

Editorial: More Than Words, It’s Time to Take Action

As the Russian military continued to descend on Ukraine, the talking heads took to the Sunday shows to drive a message centered on “international norms.” Leading the charge was Secretary of State John Kerry, who on show after show ticked off a list of treaties a mile long. “Russia is in violation of its international…

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Academy Awards Preview

By Samuel Seeds, Staff Writer: On March 2nd, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science will present the 86th edition of the Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars. Hosted for a second time by Ellen Degeneres at the famed Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. America’s oldest entertainment awards ceremony will once again…

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Building a Presence: Miami University College Republicans

By the Miami University College Republicans Executive Board: Over the past few semesters The Miami University College Republicans have worked tirelessly to promote our organization and more importantly, to actively promote the message of fiscal and personal responsibility. This year our efforts began with the recruitment of over 500 new Republicans. Through our organization’s weekly…

We Should Choose Liberty

By Cody Rizzuto, President UC College Republicans: The largest privacy breech in American history is happening on our watch, and despite the gradual destruction of our civil liberties, few people are taking notice. The debate over whether Edward Snowden is a hero or a traitor for leaking classified NSA documents seems to have been the…

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Review: Double Down Game Change 2012

By Andrew Geisler, Executive Editor: Longtime magazine journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin are the ultimate beltway insiders. The pair often report as curators of elite public opinion on Morning Joe and in their work for New York Magazine and Time respectively. When they teamed up to write their 2008 election tome, Game Change, what…

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In Heated Health Care Debate, College Republicans Get a Win

By Greg Dick, Editor: Wednesday night, the executive boards for College Republicans and College Democrats took to the stage in McGuffey Hall, where they debated the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the future of health care in America. Lasting roughly 90 minutes, from the very get go it appeared that the College Democrats…

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Thor: The Dark World (6.5/10)

By Samuel Seeds, Staff Writer: Review – Good, not great (6.5/10) Alan Taylor, known for directing a handful of episodes for the Sopranos and Game of Thrones, directed the second installment of Thor’s Marvel-based storyline: Thor: The Dark World. Taylor did especially well paying homage to not only the first Thor movie, keeping several enjoyable…