Remembering September 11th, 2001

 A.J. Ganger Staff Writer   One fateful morning on the day of September 11, 2001, a group of terrorists boarded four planes. No one knew that those planes where going to be hijacked and to be targeted at 3 of our greatest buildings. Two of the four planes would crash into the World Trade Center towers in New York City; one of those planes would hit the Pentagon in Washington D.C. , and the last plane was supposed to hit the White House in D.C. Instead, however, the passengers on…

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Land of confusion

Gus Sevastos Editorial and Staff Writer The purpose of this writing is not to shock or anger you, not get you to vote for a particular candidate, not to start heated debates, or to call for an overthrow of our government. The purpose of this article is to get you to think about our country. Think about the things that make it strong, and think about the issues that stand in the way of it. With our present lives, it has never been easier to point out all the problems…

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Attempt to limit online content leaves visitors unhappy

Vctoria Burcham On October 26, 2011, Texas Republican congress member Lamar Smith, in conjunction with 12 other co-sponsors, introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). This act limits the online content of many websites such as Wikipedia, Google, and other site’s that have copyright material. They are able to black list these sites. “I would not be able to live without Wikipedia; it’s my quick search on practically any topic,” said sophomore Genny Geers. January 18th was the day that launched the SOPA protest where over 115,000 plus sites protested,…

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Dissecting the three statewide ballot issues

Toni Penwell & Megan McDonough Staff Writers On November 8, Ohio voters will determine the fate of several major issues including two that, within the media, have taken center stage—the rights of residents to control individual health care options and the rights of employees to collectively bargain for pay increases and benefits. And although for many students, health care and employee rights may not seem so “center stage,” all Ohioans will inevitably be affected by Tuesday’s vote. So, if you’re headed to the polls on Tuesday, here’s what you’ll encounter…

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WC students react to “Occupy Wall Street” movement

Josh Shell Staff Writer Protesters from across the country have gathered combined forces in an “Occupy Wall Street” movement. Starting on Wall Street in New York, the movement has spread to cities and college campuses throughout the country. The movement aims to address what protestors believe is an unfair wealth distribution gap. Since the banking meltdown of 2008, the nation has faced enormous financial troubles and the largest wealth distribution gap in its history. According to the protestors, the top 2% of Americans control 98% of the nation’s wealth. Some…

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Increase in oral cancers linked to HPV

Article by CNN Health http://www.cnn.com/ The human papillomavirus is contributing to the growing number of head and neck cancers in the United States, according to a new study Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study found that the number of cases of oropharyngeal cancer – cancers of the tonsil, back of the mouth (throat) and base of the tongue – has been on the rise since the mid-1980s. The study suggests that one reason could an increase in the number of people having oral sex resulting in oral…

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