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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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Half the population should have half of media representation

Last time I checked, women comprised half the population but hold only 30 percent of all speaking roles.

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Remembering lost faces of the Big Blue family

When we experience loss, it reminds us how important the ties we have are. In good times and bad, it is important to work toward ever-stronger ties with those around us.

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Street celebrations unite students

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Street celebrations unite students

Outsiders look down on the partying because of the violent and promiscuous behavior that gets all of the publicity, but they fail to acknowledge the positive aspects. Amidst all of the debauchery following UK’s basketball successes, students found unity.

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Personal matters should not always lead to political scandals

When it comes to political scandals, there is nothing the American public loves more than one involving a politician’s personal life.

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Fans should have acted like they’d been there before

Sometimes the passion of victory is overwhelming. Sometimes a hand needs a high five, and some times there is no other way to express the joys of victory than chanting with hundreds of others. But there is never an excuse to commit arson or act violently, especially at UK.

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Calipari’s bonuses could total $650,000 at tournament’s end

John Calipari’s smile on Saturday was not only because his team had made it to the National Championship; He was smiling because he knew thousands of dollars would be flowing into his bank account.

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State Street is decadent and depraved

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State Street is decadent and depraved

I walked onto State Street not long after UK beat the Wisconsin to gain a spot in the National Championship. The air was cool, and what I saw, chilling.

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Close Senate race ahead in November

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Close Senate race ahead in November

Republicans plan to focus their attacks heavily on Democrats in the Senate who backed the troubled “Obamacare” law in order to uproot them from power in over a dozen states.

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Why you should pay attention to politics now

Last week the Supreme Court handed down their opinion in the McCutcheon v. Federal Elections Commission case, striking down the judgment that there can be a limit to a person’s campaign contributions.

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