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Observe others to learn about yourself

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Column by Wesley Robinson From Sept. 2 to Sept. 29, followers of Islam observed Ramadan. Ramadan occurs annually during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is dictated by lunar sightings. As part of the five pillars of Islam, Muslims fast from true dawn to sunset. The purpose is to practice patience, sacrifice and […]

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Text messaging is a dangerous and unnecessary distraction to drivers of all ages. It requires you to take your hands off the wheel to type the words, and it also draws your eyes away from the road to look at the screen. It reduces your alertness as a driver because your attention is divided between […]

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Please, just don’t vote. There’s no point. Nobody really cares about politics and it’s just not that big of a deal. So seriously, don’t vote. The U.S. is facing only the biggest financial crisis in history. So, why would I vote? I don’t own any stocks, so who cares? I’m going to make $7 for […]

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Column by Tim Riley On Friday, a story on the Web site ireport.com caused a 5.4 percent drop in the company’s stock simply by claiming Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, Inc., had suffered a stroke. This story was completely Get Ur Ex To Text Back false and by the end of trading that day the […]

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Students need to use what the library offers

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A sigh of relief reverberated across UK’s campus last week as the university announced W.T. Young Library would once again be open 24 hours a day Sunday through Thursday, beginning Oct. 19. Students, who were stunned when the library trimmed its hours earlier in the semester, cried out to student leaders on campus and staff […]

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Many Republicans dismiss doubts of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s ability to be president as hypocritical since Sen. Barack Obama himself has only been in Washington for four years. However, we should recall that Obama did not win his party’s nomination based on a lack of experien How To Get Long Distance Girlfriend Back ce — […]

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I can’t help but wonder how abortion is still legal when there are laws that address fetal homicide. In 25 states, there are laws that deal with criminally negligent homicide, murder or manslaughter if an unborn baby dies due to a drunk driver, a shooting, etc. These 25 states have “full-coverage” laws, meaning that, regardless […]

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Bike-friendly campus a must for UK

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In light of the results of the bike study conducted on Tuesday, members of the university have to conclude that bike transportation is headed in a positive direction. The study indicated that bike use has increased by 37 percent, despite only a 9 percent enrollment increase, a hefty hike that could have resulted from a […]

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Column by Emily Foerster If you read this column every week you are well aware of my philosophy on spreading environmental awareness: beat ideas into the ground until they take root (ha). If this were any other Friday, I would certainly fill my allotted space with admonishment or praise aimed at one group or another […]

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