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Column by Tate White Beginning Friday, during the first 100 days of the Obama administration’s time in office, over 10,000 youth from across America will converge upon Capitol Hill in Washington to emphasize the necessity of bold climate and clean energy policy. The Energy Action Coalition, host of the event, was born out of recognition […]

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American dream realized at Academy Awards

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Column by Richard Becker Could progressives have been any happier with Sunday night’s splendid Academy Awards ceremony? It is no secret by now that Hollywood is a proud bastion of liberalism, and nowhere has this been more beautifully on display that it was Sunday night. To begin with, there was Dustin Lance Black, who won […]

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The academically and athletically successful UK is experiencing some nips and tucks. The idea of using tobacco products as portraying a negative image on UK has caused a plastic surgery operation involving a campuswide tobacco ban. Walking through the UK campus during any semester, if you are not using tobacco products yourself, you are bound […]

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I think trying to rid the world of secondhand smoke is just as important as the next guy does, but if someone is so close to a smoker that said smoker can blow smoke in said person’s face, then that person might want to take a few steps back. Also, does President Lee Todd know […]

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Column by Jacob Sims When is the last time you read a book that was over 1,000 pages? Better yet, have you ever read a document over 1,000 pages and written by attorneys? What if I handed you this document at midnight and told you it had to be read by noon? That’s insane to […]

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Column by Myles Bouren Terri Schiavo; Natalie Halloway; Madeleine McCann; Caylee Anthony. Each of these stories is undeniably tragic. Each of these women, no doubt, deserves our empathy and attention as a national community. However, each of these stories represents something even more sinister plaguing our modern news media, and more importantly, our society as […]

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Now that the elections are over, it is time for those lovely ones elected into office to make nice on all the promises made in the war for a win. It seems those chosen to represent Kentucky are keeping their word when it comes to supporting higher education and UK’s top-20 business plan. At least […]

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Facebook can’t seem to stay out of headlines these days. Most of the time, Mark Zuckerberg and company don’t mind the publicity, as their involvement in major media, politics and pop culture has become a staple of today’s society. But occasionally, you have a story come along that causes the social networking giant to rethink […]

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Column by Tim Riley The world owes so much to the Internet. Without the Internet, how would one spend money while we make it at work? Without the Internet, where would one go to find the latest video of somebody injuring their genitals? But more importantly, without the Internet, where exactly would one go to […]

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As an Eastern Kentucky native, I have seen my fair share of toothless, dirty and strung-out people. But the one thing everyone seems to ignore is that there are good, clean and well-to-do people in Eastern Kentucky. I am not just talking about the coal company presidents. It is not difficult to find a hard […]

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