From the editor’s desk: The fight for a new world happens between the last people that you’d expect

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief Days fly by when things are going well, and if you’ve been lucky enough to have a consistent string of great things happen to you, you know the feeling. During times like those, you wish you could hold...

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From the editor’s desk, the men of PSU

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief When this issue goes to print, it will be nearly two weeks since the former Pennsylvania State University football Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on charges of sexual abuse of young boys. The allegations against Sandusky are despicable, and...

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From the editor’s deak: True friendship

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief My mom recently asked me if I ever wished I had a brother growing up, and it didn’t take me to long to think up an answer to that question. First, I thought about all of the good things...

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From the editor’s deak: What it takes to be happy

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief The tough thing about life is once you get things, the natural response is a fostered sense of entitlement. Relationships, jobs, and material possessions that come easily are just as easily forgotten about. These things are merely a consequence...

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From the editor’s desk: The beauty of sleep

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief Who doesn’t enjoy a good night’s sleep? It’s a luxury whose potential value is lost on the free-wheeling, maniacal cadre of insomniacs that make up the majority of the college populace. I am proud to say that I...

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From the editor’s desk: Rage against the machine

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief There is an enormous problem threatening our society as we know it today. In a way, I’m upset that I have to be writing this but I suppose if I wasn’t upset, I would have nothing to say...

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From the editor’s desk: This vegan life

MELISSA HARTZ Editor-in-Chief Last September, after copious amounts of reading and research, I decided to go vegan - no meat, no dairy, no eggs. I am not here to talk you out of eating meat, nor do I intend to criticize dietary choices that...

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From the editor’s desk: Yes Man

MELISSA HARTZ Editor-in-Chief What’s that saying on all those motivational posters and at the end of nearly every pep talk? In the end, you won’t remember every little fact that you learned in class, or the paper you wrote for Core 3 -...

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From the editor’s desk: Half-price candy

MELISSA HARTZ Editor-in-Chief In the weeks following a somewhat messy breakup, I did what any self-respecting college senior would do: I cleaned my apartment from top to bottom, bought a goldfish and applied to teach English in China for the better part of the summer. It’s...

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