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We need more heroines in film

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.

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

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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‘Boyhood’ is a must-see for all generations

Young life is a precarious experience. If we’re like some, we become familiar with a group of people and we learn and grow through that familiarity. If we’re like most, we’re introduced to strange groups of people and constantly forced to grow through new experiences and unfamiliar territory.

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Years ago — or so the legend goes — an embittered Kernel editor came back to the office upset, hurt, insulted. A prominent campus figure had unfairly harangued the young reporter for an offense that he did not commit.

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After more than a year, the university has finally announced it will change the alcohol policy after more than a year of waiting.

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Disc golf equal to ‘ball golf’

The arrogance and high-and-mighty attitude of ball golfers can be seen in their dress codes and heard in their criticism of disc golf.

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Class schedules should not make students miss Derby

Like many other UK students I’ve spoken with, I’m finding it hard to understand why UK is ending a week later than it has in years past, pushing our finals into Derby weekend.

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