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Race to the finish line

By Hashim Arain STAFF WRITER Recently, it was reported that Rick Santorum dropped out of the race for the presidency. Santorum was a late bloomer when it came to challenging the leading candidate, Mitt Romney, in terms of getting delegates and voters in various states across the country. With Santorum dropping out of the race, … Continue reading

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Summer is here! What do I do?

by Harjot Sangha STAFF WRITER   After surviving a semester of sleepless nights, hard work and studying, there are now only three weeks separating summer break 2012 from us. Summer is a time marked with fun trips, sunburn, friends, family and a whole lot of fun. Amidst the relaxation part of summer, there is often … Continue reading

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A pinch of salt

by Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER   According to the American Heart Association, we are recommended to take in less than 1,500 milligrams of sodium every day to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. This amount is a little bit more than half a teaspoon of table salt. Naturally, it may not seem like … Continue reading

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The bold and the beautiful

By Mark Kurowski GUEST COLUMNIST   “Yeah, one time you told me how beautiful the Catholic social teachings are, but I failed to tell you, we just don’t live it,” said Fr. Bob Gehrig, a former colleague in urban ministry. We were talking about my journey into the Catholic faith. What I discovered was that … Continue reading

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Editorial: Almost there…

Editorial Board: Eman Sahloul| PERSPECTIVES EDITOR   The time has come. The time when anxieties build, emotions burst, hands tremble. The time when make-or-break finals close in, when IDEA surveys explode our inbox, when all-nighters become the new trend. Alas, it is the end of the semester, the end of a whole year, and in … Continue reading