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Studying abroad makes student appreciate 'Hurst

September 8, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I picked up my suitcase at baggage claim in Heathrow Airport in London, England, walked out into the rain, called over my first cab and got in. The kind British cab driver asked me in his welcoming accent, “So are all A...

Audit the Fed

September 7, 2009

Filed under Opinion

The central bank of the United States government - the Federal Reserve - thinks it needs a lobbyist to work in Congress against Dr. Ron Paul. The Fed hired an ex-Enron lobbyist to polish its public image. What a great achieveme...

'Hurst in breach of housing contract

September 7, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I’m upset that I’ll never get to live in the Holiday Inn that now masquerades as Mercyhurst’s freshman dorm.  I do get some solace, however, that I’m living in one of the nice townhouses on East 41...

Problematic drinking age for freshman

September 7, 2009

Filed under Opinion

It’s Saturday evening.  For most people, this signifies the end of a workday, when they can finally put some comfortable clothes on and relax.  But you’re not ‘most people.’ You’re...

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