The Communicator

Staff Editorial: We Should Think Beyond Our #FirstWorldProblems

Print Staff

November 20, 2012

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There’s no better way to change the tone of a tweet with the popular #FirstWorldProblems hashtag than to place it in the mouth of a Haitian child standing against the backdrop of a poverty-stricken village. This is the strategy...

Lance’s “Legacy” and Recent Allegations Against Armstong

Brienne O'Donnell

November 16, 2012

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My favorite commercial when I was a kid came on every summer for three weeks. It consisted of Lance and his teammates delivering mail in different cities and biking down staircases. I was infatuated with it. For over a decade I...

Stupid or Not?

Sarah Zimmerman & Cooper DePriest

November 13, 2012

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This edition’s topic:  Are abbreviations stupid? Cooper's view: Abbrevs are totes redic. They are the def of unofic. It’s not sups ardobs to talk with abbrevs. For those of use who are anti “abbrevs” (almost everyone...

Signing a Yearbook Can be More Special Than You Think

June 13, 2012

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As high school students, we hear adults talk about how our generation is going to have to pick up the pieces of the broken world they will be leaving behind. Sometimes I look around and see a bunch of lazy teenagers and I get...

Controversial Aspects of “The Bachelor”

Ella Bourland, Annabel Weiner, and Sari Griefer

April 27, 2012

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From Jan. 2 until March 12, we have been avid viewers of the reality television show, “The Bachelor”. We were excited to watch “The Bachelor” every Monday and ready to discuss, predict and criticize the highlights of the...

The Kony Video

The Kony Video

Maggie Sowder

April 21, 2012

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Demystifying Sandra Fluke

Gwyneth Moreland

March 23, 2012

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When Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University student, testified before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee about chemical contraception, she only meant to advance the cause of women's health. Instead, she set off...

The Power is in Their Fingertips

Hind Omar

March 23, 2012

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History has proven that the world is no stranger to revolutionary movements and uprisings. From the French Revolution of 1789, the Taiping Rebellion in China beginning in 1851, as well as the Haitian Revolution of 1791, it is...