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Metro goes cyber with SuperCon

Metro goes cyber with SuperCon

Video gamers and fanatics alike invaded Tivoli Student Union Aug. 13-14 for the National Video Game Association SuperCon 2010.

Program a healthy move for student lounge?

The Roger Braun Lounge is quiet on a Monday morning, nearly abandoned save two individuals: a young man collecting his 40 winks and an older gentleman fast at work on his laptop. However, the comforting desolation so conducive to private study and undisturbed repose will soon undergo alteration.

Textbook costs force alternatives

Textbook costs force alternatives

Besides tuition, the cost of textbooks can be the largest educational expense for students. For the last two decades, the cost of textbooks has risen at twice the rate of national inflation, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Baby beaten to death: social construction of gender

Baby beaten to death: social construction of gender

I recently heard about a 17-month-old toddler, Roy Jones, being beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend. I was sickened, not just because of the brutality toward an innocent child but also because of the boyfriend’s mindset; he beat the child because the child was acting feminine.