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Super Bowl Sunday recap: Game highlights and commercial analysis

Natalie Spears, Doug Hendry, Special Features Editor, Senior Writer

February 12, 2016

Every year, millions of Americans partake in the wing-eating, jersey-donning holiday that is Super Bowl Sunday. The night offers fierce competition, celebrity-filled commercials, and elaborate performances by top-grossing musical acts. For this reason, University students tuned into the program at some...

Dear CDC: I’ll take your patronizing “warning” with a glass of wine, please

Kiera McGee, Opinions Editor

February 11, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an infographic on Feb. 2 stating that all women of childbearing age should completely avoid alcohol consumption unless they are using some form of contraception. This report was specifically directed towards women between the ages of 15 and...

A spotlight on Zika: what it is, what it does, and why it matters

A spotlight on Zika: what it is, what it does, and why it matters

Charles Beers, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

The Zika virus continues to make headlines, as it spreads rapidly across the Americas. The first human cases of Zika in the United States were detected in Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, and Delaware, and most recently, Pennsylvania. On Feb. 9, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that two ...

Foreign Affairs: Students share stories of semesters abroad

Foreign Affairs: Students share stories of semesters abroad

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

February 5, 2016

  At the beginning of every fall and spring semester at the University, groups of students travel to various foreign countries to embark on a semester abroad. Whether they’re living with a foreign family in the heart of France or aboard a ship for a Semester at Sea, this experience is unprecedented...

How “major” is your major?

Natalie Spears, Special Features Editor

February 5, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Sophomores at the University are in the process of declaring their majors, which can seem like a daunting and life-altering decision. The major one chooses ostensibly paves the way for his or her future in and out of college. Many factors influence a student’s choice of major, and ...

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