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Avoid a disservice to yourself

By ETHAN SMITH Opinion Editor These are uncertain times we live in.  Our nation has a lot of issues that need attention from capable leaders.  Similarly, our college has many…

Why do we deserve the sort of lives we lead?

By JONATHAN KAYS Contributing writer If I have any luck at all, then hopefully you’ll miss the initial claim of this article and cruise blissfully through the well crafted orations…

Turkey: a classic icon that must be respected above all others

By JONATHAN KAYS Staff Writer Turkey, the myth, the bird, the legend. Born of greatness, hatched from the spherical dome of ivory inevitability. The emblematic embalming of every inkling to…

Turducken: respect the Frankenstein of holiday foodstuffs

By MEREDITH RIGBY Staff Writer When it comes to Christmas and Thanksgiving dinner staples, there is one that surpasses them all. Forget mashed potatoes, forget ham and forget plain old…

Ham: The obvious choice for the Christmas season

By LEANNDRA PADGETT Staff Writer When choosing a meat to serve at Christmas dinner, ham should be the obvious decision. The reasons for this are threefold. First, turkey is for…

Golly! There are Christian Values in BOTH parties?!

By ZAC LOSEY Contributing Writer While Democrats and left-wingers around the country have been celebrating the reelection of President Obama, the conservative religious right has been busy declaring the beginning…

Changes for Nexus needed

By ETHAN SMITH Opinion Editor Nexus Credit.  These words often send chills down the spines of students, most often in seniors struggling to meet the criteria before they graduate.  A…

Student offers a “modest proposal” on dealing with illegal immigration in America

By JONATHAN KAYS Staff Writer Many of you may have noticed the several fire alarms that went off in the Caf on Monday, the many students milling about the front…

Debussy Festival 2012

The 2012 Debussy Festival, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy, will begin on Saturday, Nov. 17, including a musicology lecture on Debussy’s piano music by Dr.…

Student reflects upon presidential search

By ASHLIE DAVIS Staff Writer Since the arrival of “the 27” on our radar, Georgetown has been a-buzz about the selection of a new president. It became a social experiment…