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Net neutrality in jeopardy

If net neutrality is ended, your cable company could slow down your Netflix stream so that it is constantly buffering, and make you pay more to speed it back up. This was the case for a brief time, and Netflix revealed that they were losing customers because Comcast had slowed them down.

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Fox’s ‘Gotham’ full of promising characters

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Fox’s ‘Gotham’ full of promising characters

“Gotham,” which is pitched as a prequel to the Batman storylines we all presumably know, will follow Ben McKenzie’s Jim Gordon in his first years as part of the Gotham police department.

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50 Shades series fosters an open mind

I’m a 20-year-old male who is actually excited for the movie release of “50 Shades of Grey.”

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Photo leaks are easily avoidable

Amidst the various tirades about the nude photo scandal, I was left asking one question: Why take nude photos of yourself with a cell phone in the first place?

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ISIS does not reflect true Islam

After hearing other students refer to members of ISIS as “typical Muslims,” or comment that Muslims just want all Christians to die, it is time for a dose of reality.

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Greek life fosters leadership, friendships

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Greek life fosters leadership, friendships

Greek life has always played a huge part in college culture. Because fraternities and sororities are so prevalent at major universities like UK, they are subjected to a fair amount of praise, as well as a fair amount of criticism.  Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion, but I believe that many of the […]

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New students can find purpose outside of Greek life

When freshmen first set foot on the college campus of their choice, they look to begin their lives anew. No longer are they constrained by the sociological barriers of high school; forced into a preset purpose in life and only associating with their closest peers. College students want to create their own purpose, make new […]

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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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