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Michael Sam cut from St. Louis Rams due to play, not sexual orientation

Michael Sam’s first four months as part of the National Football League can be summed up with many different words. Some say polarizing. Others will claim distraction. Others still will say undeserving.

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Critic of women’s abuse in gaming threatened

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Critic of women’s abuse in gaming threatened

Although women make up nearly half of the people who play video games, according to the Entertainment Software Association, women are continually underrepresented and undermarketed in this supposedly overwhelmingly male-dominated industry.

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UK dining is squeezing out students with unnecessary regulations and pricing

How low must your moral standards be to capitalize on the monopoly that is student dining?

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Loan debt clouds students’ post-college futures

It’s no secret that jobs are hard to find these days. For our generation, graduation and making a living is no longer the given that it has been in the past.

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Among the calls to action this week is for freshmen to be ambitious, to get outside their comfort zone, to be all they can be. I keep thinking: “What do returning sophomores need to hear?”

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We need more heroines in film

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We need more heroines in film

Let’s be real, female role models in superhero movies are pretty hard to come by. And while the love for Gamora has been wonderful, with it comes the realization that we female geeks don’t have many female characters to celebrate.

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Police transparency needed to understand Ferguson

Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man in Ferguson, Mo., was shot by a white police officer, and I have no idea what to think of it because there is no definitive data. The tow ropes of emotion have dragged me back and forth on this issue, and turned me around so many times I am dizzy.

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McConnell appeals to traditional Kentuckians

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McConnell appeals to traditional Kentuckians

While they may seem miles apart when speaking at rallies, McConnell and Grimes are not always that different in their stances. Both are pro-coal, and both have criticized the president’s policies, particularly his climate policies and the Affordable Care Act.

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Grimes takes stance of a working-class Democrat

Arguably the most important race in the midterm election is right here in Kentucky, with five-term Senator and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell defending his job against Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Pro Wrestling and film are parallel to one another

The stereotypes of pro wrestling run very deep. It’s a sport far from glamorous, with fans who are, generally, young and far from glamorous themselves.

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