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Tigers SECede

December 6, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

Missouri fans will tell you that the reason Kansas is choosing not to schedule Missouri, therefore ending a 120 year old rivalry, is because KU is jealous of the Tigers big move to the SEC.  The theory is make-believe. I fail to see anything to be jealous of. I am going to enjoy MU getting […]

The Cross Reference: Writers Block

December 6, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

The Cross Reference Writer’s block When it happens to me, if I’m home, I get a glass of brandy and a cigar and say to myself “What would Hemingway do?” The answer is always the same, he would write about it. So here goes. Writer’s block happens to all students at one time or another. […]

the cross reference: Occupy America

November 15, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

Since I last wrote about the Occupy movement I have met with two of the people occupying city hall at 11 and Faraon. They gave me a copy of their own, “Declaration for the Occupation of St. Joseph.” The local occupy people are blaming corporations for a shopping list of 22 problems that, according to […]

The Cross Reference: voting in 2012

November 10, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

We have less than 365 days. The next presidential election has been heralded as the most important election in American history and will be the election felt around the world. Put aside all of your feelings about the way things are and how you think things aught to be for the length of this column. […]

The Cross Reference: student loan forgiveness

November 1, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

Have you read “The 99 Percent Declaration” published Oct. 7 by the Occupy Wherever people? I have. If you would like to read it you can find it online. It’s about 18 pages long and covers the organization of the group, their intentions, their demands and a threat to create a new political party after […]

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