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Bringing Evolution vs. Creationism debate into high school classes a waste of valuable time

by Evan Pennington The debate between evolution and religious creation is always fun for me to watch, perhaps because it typically ...

MSU should reconsider construction of University Recreation Center

A lot has changed since 2006, when students voted to approve a fee referendum to pay for what was then ...

NBA’s Stern on target with suspension of Arenas

by Zach Becker Bang. You’re dead. Pointing at his teammates with his hand in the shape of a gun, Washington Wizards’ guard Gilbert Arenas smiled and laughed as cameras flashed before putting up 19 points in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. With potential gun charges looming against Arenas, though, NBA Commissioner David […]

My speech to the Board of Governors in opposition to the Rec Center

by Zach Becker On Friday, April 9, 2010, I delivered the following speech to the Missouri State University Board of Governors concerning my opposition to construction of the University Recreation Center, a $30 million facility set to break ground later this month. After my speech, Student Body President Chris Polley stood up and delivered an […]

A coroner worthy of a adorning the Christmas tree

by Zach Becker My mom has an ornament of a coroner on her Christmas tree. He stands proudly, displaying a certificate of death. A little Macabre for Christmas, you say? No, not when that coroner is a character from the beloved 1939 classic Wizard of Oz. That little Hallmark ornament on my mom’s tree was […]

Dante’s Inferno a cheap imitation of God of War

The major difference between the two games is that God of War was good, while Dante’s Inferno is mediocre at best. The controls are just bad.