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It's Really Gold Metallic Alloy Man

Is it just me or did the summer season for movies come up way too fast? It is that time once again, boys and girls. Time to watch all that hard-earned money be splurged at the box office for an average ten dollars per movie ticket.
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Texas Hold'em For All You Yanks

There’s that saying, “Don’t Mess With Texas”. That’s true, considering the most famous Texans in American history are big-time risk takers, thrill seekers and gamblers. President Bush claims he is from Texas. Meanwhile our university president, Shirley Strum Kenny is a Texas native.
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We Stopped One Act of Cruelty

In 2007, Costa Rican artist Guillermo Vargas,Habacuc tied a stray dog on a short leash in a Nicaraguan Art gallery and starved the dog to death. Vargas hired a few poor Nicaraguan children to capture the stray, and proceeded to have the dog starved in a Managua art gallery in the name of "Art."
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Nine Inch Nails: The Slip

The last twelve months have been the most interesting for Trent Reznor’s project Nine Inch Nails and his die-hard fans. After last year’s Year Zero, Reznor finally divorced himself from his former label Universal, ending a very bitter, hateful history between him and the music industry.
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City Wok

When Jacqueline Newman was engaged, she was given her very first Chinese cookbook as a gift. Fifty-four years later, Newman has compiled the World’s largest English-language Chinese cookbook collection, continuing over 3,000 books.
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The Zen of Stony Brook Goslings

I never had a fantastic relationship with geese. I even went out of my way to complain about their fecal waste in my first article about Stony Brook. One can only imagine my reaction when someone asked me to write my last article of the academic year about the geese offspring at Roth Pond: Nope, sorry buddy, nuh-uh, not me, no way are you making me do this.
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Frozen at the SAC

“I don’t know…they were all going about as they would normally, then some people started running around, screaming, flailing their arms. Then they all…stopped. It was weird.”
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Battle of the Bands Finals

The most exciting part of the last Battle of the Bands, the semifinals, was the realization that the Battle of the Bands finals would only be three weeks after. Those 21 days could not have passed slower, although there was amazing weather during the last few weeks.
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Mikey Music Nite

On Friday April 25 we had a memorial and birthday concert for Mikey Layne at the University Cafe. Mikey was a soul man, and his music was very funky. It mixed pop, soul and funk, and it had a universal, positive and anti-racist message. On January 7 2006, Mikey lost a long battle with AIDS.