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Newspaper columns should cause a stir

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Newspaper columns should cause a stir

Enter the opinions page of any given newspaper. It serves as one platform for expression of our opinions. But more than that, it provides a public forum for discussion and debate in a civilized manner.

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‘Noah’ doesn’t overreach

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‘Noah’ doesn’t overreach

I struggle over whether to call Darren Aronofsky’s latest film “Noah” an adapted screenplay or an original screenplay. I can only say that it’s the closest a script can get to an original screenplay without actually being an original screenplay. Or as Aronofsky puts it, it’s “the least-biblical biblical film ever made.”

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Off-campus housing can be a nightmare

If you are a quiet, studious type, living in off-campus student housing may not be your best choice.

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Your chance to improve UK: Student forum welcomes everyone’s input

UK students, faculty and staff have been working together for months to create a new Strategic Plan that will guide our university for the next six years.

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Men and women are different. Why? Because our culture socially distinguishes between the two common sexes: male and female. And males and females are biologically different in many ways you can research on your own time.

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Despite signage, UK is not a tobacco free campus

Travel around UK’s campus and observe. Would you consider it to be a tobacco-free campus? The label “tobacco-free campus” is superficial; at best, we are a tobacco-reduced campus.

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Students need options for smoking on campus, not an absolute policy

It has been four years since the policy was put in place. There are signs all over campus and it is in every student’s handbook — people just don’t care.

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America needs to find middle ground on gun control issue

One of the founding principles of our country is the right to bear arms. The second amendment of our constitution guarantees us this right (depending on how you interpret it). Americans are allowed to purchase guns, keep them in their homes and carry them when they go out in public. This liberty is as old as the country itself, but it is a freedom that comes at a price.

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Feminism is holding back medical research

The differences between men and women are becoming an elephant in the room in the medical community and few people are willing to talk about it. But the facts are clear; our bodies are vastly different and treating us the same could hold back medical research.

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‘America’ is packed with action

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‘America’ is packed with action

The “Aquaman” of the Marvel Universe, Captain America, gets his second feature film. With half the strength of The Hulk and Thor, Captain America keeps up with his Marvel counterparts with his boy scout-like leadership intangibles. Oh yeah, and a shield.

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