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Put Your Records On: Elvis Perkins in Dearland

Put Your Records On: Elvis Perkins in Dearland

TEMP ORARY February 20, 2012 0

On the Turntable: Elvis Perkins in Dearland Genre: Folk My rating: Try and fail to write poetry after being inspired by Elvis Perkins. The first time I heard Elvis Perkins, it was one of

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Pop culture smorgasboard serves sauciness

Pop culture smorgasboard serves sauciness

TEMP ORARY February 20, 2012 0

It is great to be back writing for the Etownian this semester. But I was having trouble picking what my first article should be about; especially since there has been so much to talk

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Professor responds to Elmhurst’s LGBT admissions article

Professor responds to Elmhurst’s LGBT admissions article

TEMP ORARY February 20, 2012 0

After reading Duc T. Dam’s “Prospective college students’ sexual orientation questioned” article in the Jan. 26, 2012 issue of the Etownian, I would like to present a few thoughts. Overall, I found the article

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Workplace policies create monetary strife

Workplace policies create monetary strife

TEMP ORARY February 20, 2012 0

The air is thick with talk of employment policies. Discrimination, harassment, workplace bullying — all, we’re reminded, stuff to be avoided. Training sessions for employees are being conducted, with the College’s lawyers holding forth

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Professors consider cause of grade inflation

Professors consider cause of grade inflation

TEMP ORARY February 20, 2012 1

Is your hard-earned “A” truly hard-earned? A’s are now awarded more than ever — especially at private colleges — and researchers Stuart Rojstaczer and Christopher Healy have the data to prove it. Their most

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Assault on free enterprise, top banker’s knighthood revoked

Assault on free enterprise, top banker’s knighthood revoked

TEMP ORARY February 12, 2012 1

The report from Britain is not reassuring. The Tories, supposedly the ally of business interests, are showing signs of hostility to capitalism. It is as if Mitt Romney were to propose an individual mandate

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Proposed higher ed. reforms face obstacles

Proposed higher ed. reforms face obstacles

TEMP ORARY February 12, 2012 0

In the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama’s announcement about higher education initiatives to make college more affordable to Americans immediately drew applause from the audience. His proposals include plans to reduce

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Writer encourages all to “express your individuality”

Writer encourages all to “express your individuality”

TEMP ORARY February 12, 2012 0

Remember the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show? The one with the girls in underwear and angel wings? Of course you do, because even if you didn’t actually watch it on TV (I was forced to,

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McDonald responds to diversity editorial

McDonald responds to diversity editorial

TEMP ORARY February 12, 2012 0

Contrary to the allegations of the Anti-Defamation League and the Etownian (2/2) editorial, the H.L Mencken Club engages in serious academic and intellectual discussions as opposed to racially-charged venting. The racist label is hurled

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Professor responds to racist allegations

Professor responds to racist allegations

TEMP ORARY February 12, 2012 0

Having spent thirty years writing on the topic that Mr. Benincasa presumes to address, I am appalled by his inability to explain what the term “multiculturalism” means. This is particularly unsettling, given the fact

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