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Wildcats Undefeated in the Big Ten After Buckeye Win

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 18, 2012

Doug Pitorak, Contributing WriterThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 at Lakeside Field Sunday Oct 14, advancing to 3-0 in Big Ten play and 9-2-2 for the season.On a day when large gusts of wind made the path of the ball wildly unpredictable, the Wildcats managed to record their fifth shutout of the season, thanks in no small part to the man in the net.“We were de...

Revolutionizing global vaccine distribution

By Brandon Smith

October 8, 2012

The inaccessibility of vaccines kills 21,000 children every day in underdeveloped countries, accordingto the World Health Organization.Many of these countries and the United Nations lack the means to pay for the distribution of lifesaving treatments they desperately need, according to the U.N. Children’s Fund, and the vaccines that are paid for are often damaged during the transportation process. The question has been ra...

GOP contender stirs debate on racial vote

By Matt Watson

October 24, 2011

African-Americans have been a backbone of the Democratic Party for decades. Portraits of John F. Kennedy adorn walls alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesus in the homes of many elderly blacks. There is a long history that explains this phenomenon. The Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln was the one that freed the slaves, but Democrat Lyndon Johnson ended segregation and declared war on poverty, and Democrats enacted affir...

Violent rhetoric hurts political discourse

By Luke Wilusz

September 12, 2011

Several conservative blogs and news organizations have recently begun to criticize a new online video game that allows players to kill zombie versions of right-wing pundits and political figures. The game, “Tea Party Zombies Must Die,” goes exactly how it sounds—players move through a 3-D environment while fighting off undead versions of Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann and other notable conservatives with a crowb...

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