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Employment questionnaires leave me dumbstruck

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Zach Becker Editor-In-Chief Okay, so I’ve been applying for some jobs in the area. I submit my resume and references. And then I get to the important part. The area where potential employers find out if you have “the right stuff” for the job. The questionnaire. 1. I am frequently late to appointments. Strongly Disagree. […]



Freedom of (idiotic) speech

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Commentary, Opinions

Stop saying stupid stuff on the internet. We know you want to be heard, but make what you say worth hearing.



Newspapers of the future!

Mar 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions, Video

Thirty years ago, newspapers started putting content online. Now, online content is helping to drive them out of business



The MSU Bear needs pupils

Mar 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Commentary, Opinions

He doesn’t have pupils for his eyes. Instead of being a normal bear with a slightly mean look on his face, he instead looks like a zombie bear, with his eyes apparently rolled up into his head.



Always spay and neuter your pet

Mar 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Jessica Lynn Green Contributor Like any other pet, an owner who does not plan to be a licensed breeder should spay or neuter their cat. The practice is known as “altering.” This isn’t an unethical practice, but simply good judgment and responsible behavior. I write this article because I am a concerned owner of two […]



Why comics run circles around the media

Mar 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor Will Bunch at the Huffington Post has written a piece praising Jon Stewart for his incisive skewering of the talking heads at CNBC for their myopic, fascile reporting and fawning interviews while the economy was starting to tank.  It’s easy to feel good about the muckracking at the Daily Show, especially […]



My bad experience at Pep Boys and good one at Thompson

Mar 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Zach Becker Editor-In-Chief I have some advice for those who need vehicle repairs; don’t go to Pep Boys (at least the one in Springfield). I took my wife’s car in their about a month-and-a-half ago and they never did fix the problem that they said they would (although they did work on lots of other […]



Free writing (and hello!)

Mar 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor As this is my first blog here, I will quickly say hello and thanks for reading. On other blogs I’ve written, I’ve started by apologizing for mistakes I’m bound to make, overgeneralizing important issues, becoming melodramatic, resigning myself to coming eschaton and in the same post cheering with wild-eyed faith in […]