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Going green is not a movement for lazy people

February 28, 2009 No Comments

Jeff Powers

I was given an assignment for the Griffon News a couple of weeks ago on recycling. While searching for sources I kept coming up short; not many people on campus care for anything green: unless it’s March with beer and leprechauns. People just want to live their lives without inconvenience. Recycling seems to be very […]

Student sickness causes serious troubles

February 28, 2009 No Comments

Charlene Divino

I’ve been sick for the last two weeks, and I’ve finally reached the point that I’m starting to wish this persistent virus would just hurry up and kill me. I’m not just being dramatic. Over the last two weeks I’ve let being sick wreak havoc on my entire life. I’m behind in my classes, I […]

Men’s, women’s basketball teams have bright futures ahead

February 28, 2009 No Comments

Gregor Avey

In a perfect world the teams we root for would win every game and be perfect year in and year out, but this isn’t a perfect world. From the outside looking in the Griffons men’s and women’s basketball seasons may have looked disappointing, but if you take a deeper look it couldn’t be further from […]

Obesity; a growing matter on campus

February 19, 2009 No Comments

Daniel Donan

I am way past the mean when it comes to waist size. I am a large fellow. My six foot frame carries 280 and some odd pounds about on its daily walk through life. If I were standing in a doorway, you could not move through it easily without bumping breasts. I am portly. I […]

24 hours of non-traditional life; no easy task

February 19, 2009 1 Comment

Jerrod Huber

Its 4 a.m. and the alarm clock is making that annoying sound again. I roll over and tap the snooze button hoping for a few more winks but I know that’s impossible. After laying there for a moment fantasizing about 10 more minutes of sleep I give up and shut the alarm off and wobble […]

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