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Editorial: Something to complain about

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We've had our first taste of Cleveland weather this season and suddenly the sounds of students' complaints are beginning to reach our ears. Maybe we just haven't been listening too closely yet or the weather really did have something to do with the rate of whining on campus, but either way, complaining is on the rise and we want to put a stop to it before Cleveland winter hits full force.

Freedom of speech is dying - and there's nothing you can do about it

Running on fumes

How important is it to care what other people think? Is honest, public discourse what this nation really wants? Do you feel like speaking out against injustice? Or perhaps do you feel like speaking out against 'speaking out'? The founding fathers of the United States organized the governing documents of this nation to be as encompassing as possible while at the same time granting its citizens a wide range of freedoms.

Honesty after our election tsunami

Restoring Sanity

A little less than two weeks ago, I stood on the National Mall and watched Jon Stewart rail against the 24-hour cable media and its promotion of sensationalism. That same week, Republicans swept into power in the House of Representatives, in what analysts variously referred to as a political 'earthquake,' 'tidal wave,' and 'tsunami.

Issue Summary


  • A conversation with Divya Aggarwal
  • Adiós, Four Loko
  • Faculty Forum addresses questions surrounding core curriculum
  • International student programs make strides, issues remain
  • USG Brief


  • Football thumps Tartans on senior day, win Academic Bowl
  • Men drown competition, win Veale classic; women split
  • Men seeded second in UAA, eye historic season
  • Spartan women third, men seventh at NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional
  • Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace
  • Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more
  • Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish


  • Editorial: Unwilling to think beyond the possible
  • Leading by examples: bullying starts - and ends - with parents
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Whores no more: the case for legalizing prostitution


  • Atlantic/Pacific
  • CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns
  • Documentary Inside Job a frightening account of current financial crisis
  • Gold Motel speaks on album, artistic processes
  • Music department caps semester with variety of concerts
  • Pizza! Pizza!
  • Sigma Psi to create "magic" with 32nd Mr. CWRU
  • Students blur gender lines in eighth annual Drag Ball
  • The rules of attraction
  • Who's wearing the pants?
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