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Stewart’s passion spurs ‘Daily Show’ popularity

Stewart’s passion spurs ‘Daily Show’ popularity

When attempting to get their daily dose of news, UK students and other young Americans take a different approach than previous generations. Most don’t turn the TV to Fox News or CNN, they tune into Comedy Central at 11 p.m. ET to watch “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

We should stop telling others how to live their lives

The recent debate on campus about porn showcased the spread of messages about how to live. My opposing stance is that we should stop telling others how to live their lives.

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Off-campus living comes with responsibility, struggles

As a past resident of the dank and odorous Blanding Tower, I remember a time when moving into my own apartment with my best friends sounded so much better than the all-inclusive nature of campus housing.

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Beware of the power of Yik Yak

Social media latched on to our society more than a decade ago and has since sunk its teeth into the way we perceive communication. It provided us an environment in which we can express our opinions to the world whether it wanted to hear them or not, and in turn we provided it unabated access into every facet of our lives.

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Police have a disconnect

After Edward Snowden let the world see the inner workings of government security efforts in the post-9/11 world, technology companies took a big public relations beating for their compliance in the invasion of every single part of our lives—including the most intimate parts.

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We should stop calling  people’s tastes ‘basic’

In our transition from adolescence to adulthood, our generation has been guilty of placing more importance on social identity than previous generations. In fact, it is a trend that by my observation has been increasing, and will continue to increase, over time.

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Marvel, DC comic series can be overwhelming

s the child of a megageek, I have grown up around superheroes. Giant, glossy-paged Marvel and DC character guides are lined up with mythology collections and anthologies on my parents’ bookshelves.

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Discussion should be encouraged

Can you remember specific conversations within the past couple years that were longer, deeper and more meaningful than most?

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In the Oct. 7 issue of the Kentucky Kernel, Cheyene Miller opined that a famous Thomas Jefferson quote was wrong, because it presumed citizens are always better than their governments. My response to this is that people are more important than the government. One cannot exist without the other. Furthermore, the founding fathers recognized that […]

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For seemingly the 100th time, the Pope Francis regime has shocked the world with a statement considered enormously progressive for the top dogs at the Catholic Church. Roman Catholic bishops in the Vatican released a document on Monday that demonstrated language hinting at acceptance of same-sex partnerships in the Catholic Church, saying that they have […]

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