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Supporters of ‘trendy’ charities lose credibility

October 30, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Zoë Newcomb News Editor Charities and causes have become like teeny, shivering purse dogs. They’re fascinating but they all look exactly the same. It’s not unusual to hear about classmates who are involved in five or 10 clubs; one to feed the homeless, one to help children with cancer, another ...

D.C. not prepared for crowds; district got lucky

February 6, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor Despite initial reports that 4 million people would show up for the inauguration of Barack Obama and only 1.8 million people are estimated to have visited the Washington D.C. area, District officials were ill-prepared for the event. On inauguration day, I was wi...

Bush’s laughable mistakes won’t be missed

February 6, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor Former President George W. Bush will not be missed — the election of President Barack Obama overshadowed Bush’s final days in office. At the inauguration, whooping, flag-waving, name-chanting crowds welcomed the new president, but Bush got booing from some —...

Common phrase taken too far

September 19, 2008


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor In Gov. Sarah Palin’s first speech on the national stage, she made a joke about herself as a hockey mom. “You know the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?” she said. “Lipstick.” So when Sen. Barack Obama recently said, “If you put ...

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