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Sorry, But You Will Not Be Better Off Than Your Parents

The average salary for a white male emerging from college with a four-year degree is the same as it was three decades ago. Adjusted for inflation, wages have remained stagnant over the past three decades while costs of nearly everything else have risen exponentially, forcing those with four-year degrees to emerge from college holding an average of $20,000 in debt.
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Random Search

July 2005 was a year after the Republican National Convention, but it brought a change to the city that seemed more fitting for the RNC. This steamy month in the middle of yet another New York City summer was the official start of random bag searches on the New York City subway.
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Die Brettspiel Zusammenfassung!

Fine German engineering—we find it in automobiles, pork products and board games. Yes, board games. Forget Monopoly, Battleship, Chutes & Ladders and Mall Madness, because for the last decade or so, Germany has been home to some of the world's finest board games.
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Wall-E? More Like Wall-A+

Pixar's Wall-E wastes no time. For a movie hyped over its lack of dialogue, it's a surprise that it moves deftly from plot point to plot point and makes the inevitable departure from Earth within the first half hour or so. What follows is an awe-inspiring space montage; a love letter to our galaxy.
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Not Wanted

How can a movie about assassins who can curve bullets be bad? See the latest action-thriller-suspense-special-effects clap trap entitled Wanted and find out. In a bevy of ultra testosterone drenched action gun flicks in the recent years, i.e. Transporter, Shoot em’ Up and XXX: State of the Union, all of which were garbage, this movie takes the cake.
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Coke Killed

Wondering why all the Coca-Cola machines on campus are empty? This is because, as of June 19, Stony Brook University has entered into a new ten-year exclusive contract with Pepsi.
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Softball Crowned American East Champs

The Stony Brook Softball team roared its way past the Boston University Terriers and the Albany Great Danes to win their very first American East Conference Championship on Saturday, May 10. Shutting out Boston 3-0 in their first game of championship play, the Seawolves faced Albany, the three-year conference championship holder and host team.