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Construction paves green efforts

Leah Goss, Senior Staff
June 1, 2009
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives

Joni Mitchell said it best: "Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you got 'til it's gone.  They paved paradise and put up a parking lot." Now Bel Air, Maryland may not be paradise material, but it sure is becoming quite the paved piece of earth.  And I am missing the green. Apparently,...

Pro v Con: Should tuition be raised next year?

Melissa Vinton, Managing Editor (Pro) and Natalie Shaw, Editor in Chief (Con)
May 21, 2009
Filed under Perspectives

Pro: The economy's fragile state has affected families all over the country. Families have made sacrifices and begun to alter their budgets to adhere to this economic crisis. Along with the economy, the tuition has changed significantly, but why are families surprised? This raise in tuition was inev...

Students rave over ‘No Crumb Left Behind’

Kaitlin Bobbin and Ashley Powers, Editorials Editors
May 21, 2009
Filed under Perspectives

It's an art that students have perfected: breaking and bending the rules. Every day students are faced with the choice to go to the cafeteria and tend to their growling stomachs, or head off the library and start that homework that's due next mod. We skipped breakfast, and we're not willing to sacrifice...

Procrastination – We’ll think of a better headline later

Kaitlin Bobbin and Ashley Powers, Editorials Editors
May 21, 2009
Filed under Perspectives

Procrastination: The reason that it is nine o'clock in the morning and we're already preparing for a heart attack. Bobbin has two hours to write three more pages of a term paper, Ashley has music theory homework that she still has yet to find in the depths of her locker and we have to spend our valuable...

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